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Entering Free Agency…One Stat That Blows Me Away

  9 months ago     1815 Views     1 Comment  

The rumors about the Packers being more active in free agency have a lot of people excited. Of course, we all know that Packers' GM Ted Thompson rarely gets his feet wet in the initial frenzy where most of the game-changers go and many are overpaid and underperform. Much of the talk before the FA period has to do with cap space and where the team could better spend its money, to the extent that, there has even been speculation that the Packers could get rid of one of their stars. But there is one, basic aspect of the Packers…

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FA Head to Head Poll #1: A Couple Top-Tier Free Agent Linemen

  9 months ago     98 Views     1 Comment  

The Packers look to make some moves this off-season. Needs include cornerback, OLB, and RB. Here is our first in a series of head to head polls that we will use to get a final picture of where PackerNation wants the team to go. Each head to head poll winner will be added to a final poll as the free agent period begins. Here is the first: (more…)

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Super Bowl Prediction

  9 months ago     136 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Each year I feel compelled to write a post predicting the Super Bowl winner. This year, I really would almost rather not go there. All I am hoping for is that the commercials are good. But as the game nears, I have a few thoughts on the big game.  (more…)

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Pre-Combine Draft Review: Marlon Humphrey

  9 months ago     210 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers have had good luck drafting Alabama players of late, and with the obvious need at cornerback, Marlon Humphrey will be on many a Packers fan's radar as the Combine approaches. Going into the 2016 season, there was a lot of optimism about 2nd year players Randall, Rollins, and UFA Ladarious Gunter. While many hope that the 2016 season was (not unlike Davante Adams' 2nd year) injury riddled and that their third year will be a turnaround, Packers fans know that the cornerback position must be addressed if the defense is going to be able to hold its own…

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PackerNation Poll: The Defensive Woes

  9 months ago     154 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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