Defining the “Balanced Attack” Part 2

In the first part of this series, we tried to redefine the “balanced attack” on offense as one that has the pieces in place to deal with whatever the opposing defense throws at them. Getting closer to a 50/50 split between … Continue reading

Bishop’s Injury an Opportunity for Walden

With the prospects of Desmond Bishop being out for several months, or even the entire 2012 season, the Green Bay Packers could be in a pinch at inside linebacker. Second-year man D.J. Smith is the logical choice to line up … Continue reading

Nothing Set in Stone on Defense

Dom Capers’ defense finished the 2011 season 32nd in total defense and 32nd versus the pass. Perhaps it’s not surprising that – despite the six defensive players added in the draft – the unit enters training camp with questions all … Continue reading

Quick Recap of the Packers Draft

Ted Thompson’s eighth draft as Packers GM may have been the most interesting of them all, adding six straight defensive players before capping off the weekend with an O-lineman and QB.  While both Thompson and McCarthy maintained the notion that … Continue reading

2012 Draft Analysis: Cornerbacks

It’s been quite some time since Ted Thompson hit it big on cornerback in the draft. In fact, you’d have to go all the way back to his days in Seattle where the current Packers GM endorsed the selection of … Continue reading

2012 Draft Analysis: Quarterbacks

Having just lost Matt Flynn to Seattle in free agency, the Packers will be faced with their first offseason since 2008 where quarterback is a relevant position to scout for heading into the draft. The Packers barely missed a handsome … Continue reading

2012 Draft Analysis: Outside Linebackers

The Green Bay Packers changed to a 3-4 defense in 2009, and since then general manager Ted Thompson has not made drafting the outside linebacker position a top priority. Three-time pro bowler Clay Matthews is the lone early-round selection by … Continue reading