Defensive Player Analysis

Looking forward to the Battles: Who Will Replace Hawk and Williams?

  2 years ago     66 Views     2 Comments  

The draft is over and the Packers have signed their UDFA's to bring their 90 man roster up to 89 so now the fun begins! The position once thought of as a weak spot (ILB) now has a bevy of young talent competing for a starting spot. Sam Barrington pretty much locked down his spot last season with a good year but who will be his counterpart? We all know Matthews will certainly jump inside on some packages but for the most part they need their best pass rusher doing just that, rushing the QB, so that leaves second year…

View More

UDFA first take, Jermauria Rasco, DE/OLB, LSU

  2 years ago     84 Views     2 Comments  

Jermauria Rasco, DE/OLB, stands 6'3" and weighs 252 pounds. Jermauria ran a 4.75-40 yard dash and broad jumped 9 feet, he has played most of his college career as a DE in the 4-3 but coming to the Packers he will most likely be used as a OLB in the 3-4. Take a look at his video and give us your opinion: (more…)

View More

UDFA first take, James Vaughters, OLB/ILB, Stanford

  2 years ago     86 Views     Leave your thoughts  

James Vaughters stands 6'2" and weighs in at 254 pounds. He plays outside linebacker for the most part but has moved inside on occasion, while he has good size to play in the NFL he just don't have the speed or so they say but watching this video he looks plenty fast enough to me. In 13 games as a senior he had 51 tackles, 11.0 tackles for loss, with 6.5 sacks. where he gets lost is in coverage he doesn't look fluid with his change of direction but as a edge rusher or run stopper I like what I…

View More

UDFA’s first take

  2 years ago     119 Views     1 Comment  

Tavarus Dantzler, ILB, 6'2", 237, Bethune-Cookman, while his stats are not that impressive, 8.5 TFL with 1 sack if you watch his video he is always around the ball carrier and plays fast for a man his size: (more…)

View More

4th round pick Jake Ryan

  2 years ago     97 Views     Leave your thoughts  

In the fourth round Thompson addressed the ILB position with Jake Ryan, OLB/ILB, from Michigan, Ryan played outside his first few years but switched over to the inside his senior year, in 12 games, making 12 starts he recorded 112 tackles, 14 TFLs, two sacks, two forced fumbles and one interception. the analyst say his weakness is he over-attacks and gets taken out of plays but I like that aggression as it brings a killer mentality to the middle of the field, will he make an impact this year? Only time will tell, he has to beat out last years…

View More