2015 Draft

Packernation Poll: Make Your Opinion Known

  2 years ago     147 Views     2 Comments  

Everybody is hoping that this year's Packers team will start where last year's left off (minus the four-minute circus at the end). Recently, the Packers have not been starting fast, going 1-2 in the first three games each of the last three years. However, a big part of a fast start could fall in the hands of the Packers defense, which has seen some starters exit. Today's Packernation poll asks you what you think: (more…)

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Breaking Down a “Special” Offense: Part 1

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There has been a lot of talk about how the Packers offense could be "special" this year, but what does that mean? In this series we will look at key statistics from last season to determine what positions, units, and aspects of the game could be improved to make the 2015 Packers offense better than the 2014 Packers offense. It all starts in the trenches, so let's start with the offensive line, in particular...sacks allowed by the offensive line. (more…)

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GPN “Would You Rather” POLL

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OK Packernation, just for fun we are starting a new series of polls called "would you rather" polls. In these polls you are faced with a dilemma and you have to choose one or the other. Some of these will be possible, most will be impossible. Some will be serious, most will be completely off the wall (we don't want to jinx anyone). They all will make you think because you HAVE TO CHOOSE ONE. You can talk about it with your friends, sure. But in the end the choice is up to YOU. So without further ado, (and just…

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McCarthy Cancels Practice For…

  2 years ago     347 Views     5 Comments  

Regardless of the fact that the collective bargaining agreement allows less than two weeks (13 days) worth of practice days, Packers head coach Mike McCarthy sees coherence and culture as more important than practice today. He has cancelled practice in lieu of team building activities, which will come as no surprise for fans. McCarthy realizes that this game is won by teams and a team is a culture of individuals who care about one another. Mixing up the groups in a team building activity such as the one he has planned for today highlights his focus on the culture of…

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How the Best Gets Better

  2 years ago     131 Views     1 Comment  

The offense has been the strength of this team for years. With the line coming back this year intact it will definitely help Rodgers to stay upright and unleash his aerial assault once again but the better news could be Josh Sitton and Tj Lang have had time to heal from the injuries they played through last season. Sitton opted to forego┬ásurgery on his toe letting it heal on its own, he says it's not 100% yet but by the time the season kicks off he believes he will be fine. With Nelson having clean up surgery on his hip…

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