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The Second Year Players Part 1: Dean Lowry

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It is a little known fact that Dean Lowry had as many tackles and more tackles for loss than Joey Bosa when they entered the draft last year. This is an even more interesting statistic in that they both played in the Big 10. Lowry is now a second year player with a lot of upside, not just that his physical ceiling is high (at 6'6" he can add mass) but Lowry also flashed play-making ability in his rookie campaign. While his tackles were much lower, a lot of that had to do with the fact that Lowry didn't have…

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Player Relaxation and Fan Anticipation Part 3: Red Zone Run Sets

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The Packers have the best red zone quarterback in the league in Aaron Rodgers. In 2016, Rodgers was 64/108 for a 59.26 percent completion rate and 31 touchdowns from inside the 20. Inside the 10, Rodgers was 33/49 for a 67.35 percent completion rate and 24 touchdowns. What could be better than that? Well, let’s find out. (more…)

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Offseason Analysis: One Formations To Stick With in 2017

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The off-season is a great time to analyze what worked and what didn't for the 2016 Packers team. Today I want to talk about one formation that was deployed from time to time last year and did not meet with as much success as expected. The Packers rolled out this formation against the Dallas Cowboys in week six last year and, frankly, it didn't work. Let's look into what didn't work and then talk about whether there is opportunity to to continue using it in 2017 with the personnel that we now have.  (more…)

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