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Packer Defense

All Entries in the "Packer Defense" Category

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Cornerbacks

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Cornerbacks

The biggest offseason question mark at the position is Sam Shields, who could potentially be a candidate for the franchise tag.

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Inside Linebackers

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Inside Linebackers

The Packers enter an offseason wondering whether they can do better than A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones manning the position.

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Outside Linebackers

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Outside Linebackers

Packers outside linebacker Mike Neal is scheduled to become a free agent in March. Will he stay or will he go?

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Defensive Line

Packers by Position Offseason Preview: Defensive Line

The Packers have four defensive linemen set to become free agents: B.J. Raji, Ryan Pickett, Johnny Jolly and C.J. Wilson. Not all four figure to be back.

Point of Veau: Leaky Packers Defense Will Prevent Super Bowl Run

Point of Veau: Leaky Packers Defense Will Prevent Super Bowl Run

Unfortunately for the Packers, their defense is not equipped to go on a four-game winning streak it would take to hoist the Lombardi Trophy.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Suffers from Abundance of One-Note Players

General manager Ted Thompson has assembled a collection of defensive players that have one redeeming quality but not enough all-around talent.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Racking Up Plenty of Sacks, But It's Not Helping

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Racking Up Plenty of Sacks, But It's Not Helping

The Packers have the third-most sacks in the NFL this season, but that means little to a team with a losing record.

Packers Not Getting Enough Production from Outside Linebacker Position

Packers Not Getting Enough Production from Outside Linebacker Position

Clay Matthews missed four full game, Nick Perry has missed five, and the Packers defense has struggled without both of them in the lineup at the same time.

Packers Have Compounded Problems at Safety Position with Multiple Mistakes

Packers Have Compounded Problems at Safety Position with Multiple Mistakes

Packers general manager Ted Thompson ignored all avenues to add depth at safety in 2013, be it the NFL draft, undrafted free agency or veteran free agency.

X's and 0's: Capers? Or the Players?

X's and 0's: Capers? Or the Players?

"Paul Ott Carruth", a former player and coach who wishes to remain anonymous, breaks down the Packers' issues on the defensive side of the ball.

Packers Defense Has A Familiar Problem, and Other Musings

Packers Defense Has A Familiar Problem, and Other Musings

Aaron shares some random thoughts about the Packers defense.

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Collapse in Consecutive Lambeau Losses

Railbird Central Podcast: Defensive Collapse in Consecutive Lambeau Losses

Discussed on Monday's episode was the consecutive losses the Packers suffered at home for the first time since 2008.

Packers Podcast: The Unexpected Letdown from the Green Bay Defense

Packers Podcast: The Unexpected Letdown from the Green Bay Defense

On Tuesday, I joined hosts Paul Chivari and Ryan Fahey on SportsTownChicago.com to take a look back at the Monday Night Football game

Mulumba, Palmer Hold Down the Fort on Packers Defense in Absence of Matthews, Perry

Mulumba, Palmer Hold Down the Fort on Packers Defense in Absence of Matthews, Perry

Rookie outside linebackers Andy Mulumba and Nate Palmer held their own this past Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Packers Secondary Not Pressing Despite NFC-Low Two Interceptions

Packers Secondary Not Pressing Despite NFC-Low Two Interceptions

The Packers are second in the NFL with 51 interceptions since 2011 but surprisingly have only two so far this season.

Packers Thin on Linebackers at Wednesday Practice

Packers Thin on Linebackers at Wednesday Practice

Clay Matthews, Brad Jones and Andy Mulumba were all missing from Wednesday's practice session.

Packers OLBs Not Named Clay Matthews Offering Virtually No Pass Rush

Packers OLBs Not Named Clay Matthews Offering Virtually No Pass Rush

Nick Perry and Mike Neal have done little in the way of putting pressure on opposing quarterbacks so far this season.

Look for Tramon Williams to Line Up Across from A.J. Green

Look for Tramon Williams to Line Up Across from A.J. Green

The veteran cornerback could mirror Green no matter where he lines up on the field, on the perimeter or in the slot.

Packers Experimenting with New-Look Secondary

Packers Experimenting with New-Look Secondary

Tramon Williams covering the slot, Davon House out on the perimeter and Chris Banjo at safety were among the looks the Packers showed in Week 2.

Packers Defense Ready to Get Option Teams "Out of the Way"

Packers Defense Ready to Get Option Teams "Out of the Way"

Defensive lineman B.J. Raji says it's better for the Packers to face option teams in Week 1 and 2 of the season rather than later in the year.

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Will Be Better Two-Fold with Burnett and Hayward

Point of Veau: Packers Defense Will Be Better Two-Fold with Burnett and Hayward

The return of safety Morgan Burnett and slot cornerback Casey Hayward will be a boon to a Packers secondary working with lesser talent.

Point of Veau: Micah Hyde May Have to Move to Safety When Other Corners Are Healthy

Point of Veau: Micah Hyde May Have to Move to Safety When Other Corners Are Healthy

Once Casey Hayward and Tramon Williams are back to 100 percent, Hyde's quickest path to playing time may be at safety.

Johnny Jolly vs. Josh Boyd: The Tale of the Tape

Johnny Jolly vs. Josh Boyd: The Tale of the Tape

There are arguably eight defensive linemen worth keeping on the Packers roster this season, but can they really afford to keep both Jolly and Boyd around?

Point of Veau: Mike Neal to Free Up Clay Matthews to Spy Mobile QBs

Point of Veau: Mike Neal to Free Up Clay Matthews to Spy Mobile QBs

If Neal can be an effective edge rusher, that will allow Matthews to roam the middle of the field, containing the likes of Colin Kaepernick and RG3.

Coach McCarthy Says Mike Neal Has Best Practice of Camp

Coach McCarthy Says Mike Neal Has Best Practice of Camp

Often injured Mike Neal appears to be getting closer to making his pre-season debut.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Specialists

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Specialists

In our worst-case scenario, Mason Crosby bottoms out. He can't seem to hit the broad side of a barn with his kicks and is eventually cut.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Safeties

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Safeties

In our best-case scenario, Morgan Burnett grabs at least five interceptions in 2013 and is named to the first Pro Bowl of his career.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Cornerbacks

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Cornerbacks

In our best-case scenario, Casey Hayward is able to exceed the six interceptions he grabbed during his rookie season in the NFL.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Inside Linebackers

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Inside Linebackers

In our worst-case scenario, A.J. Hawk is replaced in the starting lineup by the end of the Packers' 2013 season.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Outside Linebackers

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Outside Linebackers

In our best-case scenario, Matthews has more than 15 sacks in 2013, in what becomes his best season as a professional.

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