Offensive Player Analysis

Cobb Too Special for Special Teams?

  4 years ago     74 Views     1 Comment  

            An ankle injury to Randall Cobb in the Packers’ blowout of the Titans put a bad taste in fans’ mouths and has many calling for Cobb’s removal as a return specialist. Cobb’s expanding role on offense means that the Packers can afford to lose him less. However, special teams remain a sizable portion of Cobb’s total threat to opponents and a major reason for his drafting by Ted Thompson. (more…)

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Keep an Eye on the Running Backs

  4 years ago     77 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The key to the game every time the Packers meet the Vikings is stop Adrian Peterson. When the Packers met the Texans, the key to the game was stopping Arian Foster. This week, against the Titans, the story will be much the same. Stop Chris Johnson and you stop the main threat the Titans have. What may surprise Packer fans is that the Titans will also need to stop the Packer run game. (more…)

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Interceptors vs Mr. Security

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Ball security is always important, but it gets even more important in games that are more evenly matched. In close games the win often comes down to who is plus one in the turnover column. As the Packers meet the Giants the importance of ball security will be amplified, and there are three very good reasons why. (more…)

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Mason Crosby: Breaking Out of the Slump

  5 years ago     61 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Mason Crosby is not in a slump. What Mason is in, is so much deeper than that. The question on everyone's mind is what do the Packers do about it. Under different circumstances I would say the Packers should just bring in some competition. Competition can work wonders for a player who's resting on their laurels. But, resting on your laurels is not what Mason's problem is. Bringing in competition would do nothing for Mason aside from amplify the psychological factors that are challenging him. Bring in another kicker and the message Mason gets is " We don't have confidence…

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Greg Jennings: Great Expectations

  5 years ago     74 Views     2 Comments  

With Greg Jennings entering a contract year in 2012, many people are left wondering what to expect from the Pro Bowl receiver. While Jennings is clearly the top option for Aaron Rodgers, there is still a plethora of talent surrounding the Packer offense. The emergence of a guy like Jordy Nelson, the fifth year player out of Kansas State, who actually had more receiving yards and touchdowns than Jennings in 2011, has made the Green Bay offense less predictable and very suitable for a strong campaign from Jennings in 2012. (more…)

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