2016 Season

PackerNation Poll: The Defensive Woes

  8 months ago     113 Views     2 Comments  

It is widely noted that the Packers' defense was their Achilles heel this season. Pressure was good early on in the season, but then the injury bug bit and the Packers were doing all they could to put together a backfield while teams were throwing over pressure four quarters at a time. The flip-side of that coin, however, is the coverage sack. Teams that cover well assist their pass-rushers to get to the quarterback by forcing opposing quarterbacks to their second and third reads. The Packers haven't seen a coverage sack since Charles Woodson was a Packer. But pinpointing the…

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Big Players Make Big Plays In Big Games

  9 months ago     121 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers have their share of big players, first and foremost is Aaron Rodgers, the team's leader and MVP candidate for the 2016 season. But some lesser known players have grown up in the Packers' recent past, and as last nights game proved, we are going to need these players to play big if the Packers hope to keep their win streak alive.  (more…)

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Early Scouting Report: Packers Versus Giants

  9 months ago     167 Views     2 Comments  

The Packers look to keep Odell Beckham's off-season party hopes alive with a win over the Giants on Sunday afternoon. But will the Giants come into Lambeau loose and steal yet another one from the Green Bay Packers? The home-field advantage has not been as strong of late for the Packers, but Aaron Rodgers is playing at an MVP level. The Packers' defense, however, has several question marks in the injury category, most critical of which is the status of Quinten Rollins but the status of Joe Thomas, the Packers' ILB thumper is still in question too. So the formula…

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3 Reasons Sunday Night’s Game Will Be a Barn-Burner

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When the Packers play the Lions Sunday night in the last game of the 2016 regular season, for each team it could be do or die. The Packers are hot, with Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson looking unstoppable. The Lions are at home and have a great quarterback in Matthew Stafford, who has offset the absence of Calvin Johnson this year with ball distribution to Golden Tate et al. Sunday night the winner will be the NFC North champion and guaranteed a playoff spot...for the loser, however, it could be a completely different story. Here are three reasons this game is going…

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