Tag Archive: 2015 Draft

Breaking Down a “Special” Offense: Part 2 – Tight Ends

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There has been a lot of talk about how the Packers offense could be "special" this year, but what does that mean? In this series we will look at key statistics from last season to determine what positions, units, and aspects of the game could be improved to make the 2015 Packers offense better than the 2014 Packers offense. If there was one offensive position group that was less than stellar last season, it was the tight ends. If you don't lump them in with the backs, the Packers tight end group did some good things and showed up from…

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Summer Vacation/Thoughts on the Defense

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With OTA's and minicamp in the books the Packers have five weeks off to relax, visit with family and basically go on summer vacation. Come July 30th the fun will be over and it will be time to get down to business. In his last press conference McCarthy said that in past years players started coming back to Lambeau after the 4th of July to get a head start on training camp, especially the rookies and second year players. This is why the team is always in the hunt for a championship. I wrote a post last week about the…

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Clay Matthews Father’s Day Present

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Last year, my son Jonah surprised me with tickets to the Packers versus Titans pre-season game in Nashville. It was a fantastic experience that I will never forget. I ran across this today and it reminded me of that game and that road-trip with the boy. To ALL the Dads out there...here's to you!  (more…)

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Packernation Poll: Make Your Opinion Known

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Everybody is hoping that this year's Packers team will start where last year's left off (minus the four-minute circus at the end). Recently, the Packers have not been starting fast, going 1-2 in the first three games each of the last three years. However, a big part of a fast start could fall in the hands of the Packers defense, which has seen some starters exit. Today's Packernation poll asks you what you think: (more…)

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Breaking Down a “Special” Offense: Part 1

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There has been a lot of talk about how the Packers offense could be "special" this year, but what does that mean? In this series we will look at key statistics from last season to determine what positions, units, and aspects of the game could be improved to make the 2015 Packers offense better than the 2014 Packers offense. It all starts in the trenches, so let's start with the offensive line, in particular...sacks allowed by the offensive line. (more…)

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