2015 offseason'

Head to Head: Will it be Broken?

  2 years ago     108 Views     1 Comment  

Elliot Harrison recently did a piece on NFL records that may never be broken. It runs counter to conventional wisdom to even think such a thing when, after all, "Rules are made to be broken." Maintaining a record has become increasingly difficult for quarterbacks as rule changes have favored the scoring of points. But Packernation has what could be one of the few exceptions. (more…)

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AM Quickslant: 2 Reasons Quarless Might Be Jobless

  2 years ago     100 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers issued a statement  about the Andrew Quarless situation yesterday which really said nothing. Shortly after word came out, we made mention of the fact that the infraction might make it difficult for Quarless to maintain his position on the depth chart. The organization will wait until more information comes out before they make any decisions and that is rational...but here's reality.  (more…)

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Wrong Kind of Fireworks Andrew

  2 years ago     137 Views     14 Comments  

Andrew Quarless was already fighting an uphill battle for playing time this coming season. With several talented tight ends on the roster Quarless was going to have to do something to set himself apart from the competition. I don't think this is what the coaches had in mind... (more…)

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A.M. Quickslant: Thanks to YOU for Independence!

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Every in America day we enjoy the freedom that we celebrate but once a year. Every day freely lived is freely lived on the blood, sweat, and tears of the women and men who let their military service determine the trajectory of their lives so that each of us could freely choose the trajectory of ours.  (more…)

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Play-calling: Which Is It?

  2 years ago     169 Views     4 Comments  

Playcalling, whether it be for offense or defense, is both a science and an art. On the one hand, coordinators have scads of film study and  various tendencies on which to base their calls, along with a solid knowledge of the opposing team's strengths and weaknesses. On the other hand...the other team knows that they have scads of film and that, too, is something to be exploited. Today I was thinking about how much of play calling on offense or defense was science and how much was art and I thought I would poll Packernation to see what you think. (more…)

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