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Tag: Packers defense

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Changes to Packers Defense Focus on Youth and Health, Call It "Dom Capers' Last Stand"

Changes to Packers Defense Focus on Youth and Health, Call It "Dom Capers' Last Stand"

Mike McCarthy calls the changes to the Packers defense as "less scheme, more personnel," and it's a response to the failures of Dom Capers' defenses of the past.

Point of Veau: Let's Hope Mike Daniels' Threats of Off-Field Violence Are Figurative

Point of Veau: Let's Hope Mike Daniels' Threats of Off-Field Violence Are Figurative

There's nothing wrong with Daniels' passion for the game of football, but there's no place for his comments of "decking somebody in the locker room."

Thornton, Bradford Selections Address Packers' Effort and Hustle Issues

Thornton, Bradford Selections Address Packers' Effort and Hustle Issues

In the third and fourth rounds of the NFL Draft, the Packers added players that play with a high motor and operate in a sixth gear.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Gets Little Immediate Help Outside of Clinton-Dix

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Gets Little Immediate Help Outside of Clinton-Dix

The Packers made some head-scratching picks in the third round of the NFL Draft. It's time to hope Ted Thompson knows what he's doing.

Packers Podcast: Julius Peppers + Ha Ha Clinton-Dix = Better Green Bay Defense

Packers Podcast: Julius Peppers + Ha Ha Clinton-Dix = Better Green Bay Defense

On Friday morning I joined Bart Winkler of K107 in Fond du Lac to look at the impact the addition of Ha Ha Clinton-Dix will have on the Packers...

Peppers Improves Two Positions: Meet Clay Matthews, the Packers' Newest Inside Linebacker

Peppers Improves Two Positions: Meet Clay Matthews, the Packers' Newest Inside Linebacker

The Packers could stand an upgrade over A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones at inside linebacker, and they just might have done so with the addition of Julius Peppers.

Report: Free Agent Julius Peppers Agrees Three-Year Deal with Packers

Report: Free Agent Julius Peppers Agrees Three-Year Deal with Packers

Peppers' deal is reportedly worth a maximum of $30 million. How the former Chicago Bear impacts the Packers pass rush will be the key.

Packers Ready To Let M.D. Jennings Hit the Market

Packers Ready To Let M.D. Jennings Hit the Market

The fourth year pro will not be tendered by the team as a restricted free agent.

Poppinga Suggests Young Players in Green Bay Are Being Handed Jobs Without Earning Them

Poppinga Suggests Young Players in Green Bay Are Being Handed Jobs Without Earning Them

The former Packers linebacker and current Fox Sports analyst had some biting words of criticism on the makeup of the Green Bay defense.

Point of Veau: Leaky Packers Defense Will Prevent Super Bowl Run

Point of Veau: Leaky Packers Defense Will Prevent Super Bowl Run

Unfortunately for the Packers, their defense is not equipped to go on a four-game winning streak it would take to hoist the Lombardi Trophy.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

General manager Ted Thompson has assembled a collection of defensive players that have one redeeming quality but not enough all-around talent.

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

The Packers' defense needs a change next year, and won't have cap room or high draft picks to waste on the front seven. But a schematic change to Wade Phillips brand of 3-4 might be just enough to bring about the positional (and attitude) change this team needs.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Racking Up Plenty of Sacks, But It's Not Helping

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Racking Up Plenty of Sacks, But It's Not Helping

The Packers have the third-most sacks in the NFL this season, but that means little to a team with a losing record.

Packers Not Getting Enough Production from Outside Linebacker Position

Packers Not Getting Enough Production from Outside Linebacker Position

Clay Matthews missed four full game, Nick Perry has missed five, and the Packers defense has struggled without both of them in the lineup at the same time.

Packers Defense Needs Transformational Change

Packers Defense Needs Transformational Change

Everyone has a theory as to what is wrong with the Packers defense. Perhaps all the theories are just symptoms of the greater problem: the defense is playing flat, reactive, and needs a change so disruptive that it is able to transform it back into the playmaking defense of 2010. C.D. Angeli resurrects his Kitchen Analogy to study it.

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Collapse in Consecutive Lambeau Losses

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Collapse in Consecutive Lambeau Losses

Discussed on Monday's episode was the consecutive losses the Packers suffered at home for the first time since 2008.

"Chips Report" from Week 5 Packers Win vs. Lions

"Chips Report" from Week 5 Packers Win vs. Lions

Mason Crosby, the Packers defense and the offensive line all had impressive performances from Sunday's victory over the Lions.

Packers OLBs Not Named Clay Matthews Offering Virtually No Pass Rush

Packers OLBs Not Named Clay Matthews Offering Virtually No Pass Rush

Nick Perry and Mike Neal have done little in the way of putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks so far this season.

Point of Veau: Micah Hyde May Have to Move to Safety When Other Corners Are Healthy

Point of Veau: Micah Hyde May Have to Move to Safety When Other Corners Are Healthy

Once Casey Hayward and Tramon Williams are back to 100 percent, Hyde's quickest path to playing time may be at safety.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Outside Linebackers

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Outside Linebackers

In our best-case scenario, Matthews has more than 15 sacks in 2013, in what becomes his best season as a professional.

Datone Jones Helping Packers Defense to Shed "Soft" Label

Datone Jones Helping Packers Defense to Shed "Soft" Label

The Packers' first round draft choice looked good as the team practiced in pads on Sunday for the first time since training camp opened.

Packers Daily Links: Kaepernick Tells of Dysfunctional Green Bay Defense

Packers Daily Links: Kaepernick Tells of Dysfunctional Green Bay Defense

The 49ers quarterback told Peter King about in-fighting among Packers defenders in the playoffs last year. That and more in today's Daily Links...

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

The Packers' first round pick is busy in Los Angeles working out and getting ready for his first NFL training camp.

Point of Veau: Depth at Safety Stands as Concern on Packers Defense

Point of Veau: Depth at Safety Stands as Concern on Packers Defense

There's very little depth at safety in Green Bay, and beyond Morgan Burnett, there's not much experience either. As little as one injury at the position could be costly.

Packers Defense Faces Pistol Formation on First Public Practice Snap of the Year

Packers Defense Faces Pistol Formation on First Public Practice Snap of the Year

According to Larry McCarren, the Packers defense faced the pistol formation on the first snap of Tuesday's OTA practice.

Railbird Central Podcast: Sizing Up the Secondary

Railbird Central Podcast: Sizing Up the Secondary

Brian Carriveau breaks down what the cornerback and safety positions in Green Bay look like post-draft.

Railbird Central Podcast: Breaking Down the Packers Front Seven

Railbird Central Podcast: Breaking Down the Packers Front Seven

The defensive line and linebacker are looked at in-depth now that the NFL Draft is over and reinforcements have been added.

Safety Dance: Adding a Veteran Could be Possibility for Packers

Safety Dance: Adding a Veteran Could be Possibility for Packers

Charles Woodson may or may not be an option to re-sign with the Packers, but it wouldn't be surprising to see them add someone with experience.

Point of Veau: Clay Matthews Still to Prove He Can Fill Leadership Void

Point of Veau: Clay Matthews Still to Prove He Can Fill Leadership Void

There's no doubt that Clay Matthews is an elite player, but can he be a leader on a Packers defense that will be missing Charles Woodson in 2013.

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Defense

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Defense

The Green Bay Packers got A-level performances in 2012 from Clay Matthews, Casey Hayward and Sam Shields.

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