Tag Archive: Micah Hyde

Making the Special Teams “Special”

  2 years ago     67 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The one dark spot on Mike McCarthy's record as Packers head coach is that his special teams units have been "special" in all the wrong ways. This year, McCarthy is intent on making the special teams unit "special" in the right way. With a more hands-on approach and several young players that are making cases (starting today) to raise the level of play on the Packers' special teams, McCarthy should be able to attain this goal. But training camp always comes with its surprises and today's practice was no different than any other... (more…)

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Packernation Poll: Head to Head

  2 years ago     43 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Packers' defense is a bit in flux this offseason. If there is one worry Packernation has about the 2015 team, it is the defense. In particular, the cornerback and inside linebacker positions have plenty of hopefuls...and plenty of question marks. Which position group do you think (more…)

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Packernation Poll: Make Your Opinion Known

  2 years ago     105 Views     2 Comments  

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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CLICK to PICK – You Grade The Selection: Ty Montgomery

  2 years ago     71 Views     1 Comment  

Ty Montgomery was my favorite pick of this year's draft. In the third round at number 94 the Packers have what I view as the answer to endangering veterans on kick returns. While he still has a LOT to prove as an NFL player, Sam Seale, one of the Packers scouts, has called him "a bigger Randall Cobb". This is high praise and from what I have seen, not unwarranted though it remains to be seen how Montgomery develops at the next level, where the windows are smaller, the angles are tighter, and daylight is at a prison-population premium.  (more…)

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CLICK to PICK: You Grade the Selection – Quinten Rollins

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The first two picks for the Packers this year were defensive backs. With the departure of Tramon Williams and Davon House in free agency, this fact should reassure Packers fans who knew all along that Ted Thompson would not draft for need. The cornerback position was strong in this year's draft and the Packers seemed to agree with these first two picks.  (more…)

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