Tag Archive: Packers Defense

The Second Year Players Part 1: Dean Lowry

  4 months ago     253 Views     Leave your thoughts  

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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Blake Bortles, the New Jay Cutler

  1 year ago     106 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Remember that year that Jay Cutler kept derailing solid drives with an interception? Oh yeah... That's pretty much every year, and Packer Nation loves it. Jay Cutler is definitely one of the top ten defensive players for the Packers. Well, folks. Meet the new Jay Cutler, Blake Bortles. (more…)

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3 People the Packers Will Need to Contain

  2 years ago     122 Views     Leave your thoughts  

The Chargers are coming to town and, statistically speaking, these two teams are pretty closely matched. The matchup on Sunday will pit the Packers' #10 offense against the Chargers' #15 defense, and the Chargers' #3 offense against the Packers' #7 defense. This game could turn out to be a slug-fest, but not if the Packers dominate three key elements of the Chargers' offense. (more…)

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Moving Matthews to ILB

  3 years ago     159 Views     6 Comments  

I've been mulling over the idea of moving Matthews to inside linebacker. I thought it was a smart move against the Bears. It gave the Packers the element of surprise and played a big part in the Pack getting off to a fast start... or, at least, keeping the Bears from getting a fast start of their own. (more…)

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