Tag Archive: Martellus Bennett

2 Improvements That Should Make Aaron Rodgers Smile

  4 months ago     332 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Down the stretch in 2016, the Packers' offense was one of the most dynamic in the league. The fail in Atlanta signaled the need for better defense as much as anything else. The offense faltered also, and pass protection won't come easy against the Falcons this year either. With the Seahawks week one and the Falcons week two, there is a need for an upgrade in pass protection and emphasize the short pass to get Aaron Rodgers going early. If the Packers get off to a fast start they can surely be one of the best teams in the NFC…

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How to Get the Season Started Right

  5 months ago     209 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers' 2017 schedule is no walk in the park. With at least a handful of playoff teams from 2016 and one in the Falcons that the Packers could not beat in the NFC Championship game, the difficulty level has been ratcheted up from 2016. The importance of a fast start comes into sharp focus with the weeks one and two match-ups against the Seahawks and Falcons. A 2-1 record to start the season is not impossible but will prove difficult especially considering the ATL game is an away game week two. So how do the Packers get off on…

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Looking Forward to the Return of Power Play Action

  5 months ago     215 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers' 12 personnel group was one that the Packers want to use more in 2017. Last season they used it with some success at times but with the addition of Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks, it would seem that group should be improved from last year. But the passing game is not the only aspect of the offense that will benefit from these additions. The Packers like to run a "power play action" in obvious running downs and this play should have a chance to be successful in 2017. One example from 2016 came in the week 7 matchup…

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2 Ways the Packers Will Use the 12 Personnel Group

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The Packers have rarely had stellar tight ends during Aaron Rodgers' time in Green Bay. Jermichael Finley was a tight end that could take the top off a defense and last season, Jared Cook was a very nice addition and instrumental in the Packers' win in the Divisional round of the playoffs.┬áIn between have been serviceable guys who do not offer particular advantages. Richard Rodgers has been a good pass-catching tight end but lacks speed and contributes little as a run blocker. All that has changed for the 2017 season, not only in the addition of the big-bodied Martellus Bennett,…

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Packer Nation Trivia Challenge: Martellus Bennett

  6 months ago     121 Views     Leave your thoughts  

With OTA's fully underway, Packer Nation is excited about the 2017 team as it begins to come together. Aaron Rodgers has described new tight end Martellus Bennett as an interesting guy. We think so too. But how much do you know about the man? Take the quiz to find out and challenge your friends by sharing it out. By the time he gets on the field, Packer Nation will know all about him! (more…)

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