Tag Archive: offense

Aaron Rodgers Making It Count: TDs Per Pass Attempt

  4 years ago     100 Views     1 Comment  

Football is all about scoring touchdowns. Granted the highest scoring players in the league are generally kickers, but no team wants to score a bunch of field goals in a game and very few games are won without scoring a touchdown. If Packer fans had a choice, every pass Aaron Rodgers tossed in the air would result in a touchdown. Of course, that's never going to happen, but just how many of Aaron's passes DO result in a touchdown? The answer might shock you. (more…)

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An Early Look at the Packers’ Backfield

  4 years ago     78 Views     2 Comments  

The selections of Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin in April’s draft bring both excitement and question to the Packers’ backfield for the coming fall. In Lacy, the Packers get the goal line force that they have lacked for years, and in Franklin, a three-down speedster. Both backs are virtual locks for the Week 1 roster, if they remain healthy. With these two rookies now in the mix, what becomes of James Starks, Alex Green and DuJuan Harris? (more…)

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Title Game Berth Could Be Decided in Trenches

  5 years ago     88 Views     Leave your thoughts  

It's not worth comparing this Sunday's divisional playoff matchup to the 2007 NFC title game that saw the New York Giants knock off No.4 and the second-seeded Green Bay Packers. Both teams have changed dramatically over the past four years, as have most teams in the league. In 2008, the Packers handed the franchise reins over to Aaron Rodgers and then employed a new defensive scheme. The Giants have since become much more pass-happy on offense. However, one aspect of Tom Coughlin's Giants has not changed in four years: the prowess seen in the Giants' defensive line.  (more…)

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