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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.

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Defensive Linemen

Best & Worst Case Scenarios: 2013 Packers Defensive Linemen

In our best-case scenario, Datone Jones is able to come up with eight-plus sacks and is a Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate in 2013.

Datone Jones Helping Packers Defense to Shed "Soft" Label

Datone Jones Helping Packers Defense to Shed "Soft" Label

The Packers' first round draft choice looked good as the team practiced in pads on Sunday for the first time since training camp opened.

Packers Daily Links: Kaepernick Tells of Dysfunctional Green Bay Defense

Packers Daily Links: Kaepernick Tells of Dysfunctional Green Bay Defense

The 49ers quarterback told Peter King about in-fighting among Packers defenders in the playoffs last year. That and more in today's Daily Links...

As Training Camp Approaches, Focus Will Be on Clay Matthews' Hamstrings, Not His Contract

As Training Camp Approaches, Focus Will Be on Clay Matthews' Hamstrings, Not His Contract

Matthews' issues with his hamstrings date back to his rookie year and forced him to miss four games last season. Can he stay healthy?

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

Datone Jones Ready To Face Kaepernick and the Read Option

The Packers' first round pick is busy in Los Angeles working out and getting ready for his first NFL training camp.

Point of Veau: Morgan Burnett Gets Security, Packers Get a Relative Bargain

Point of Veau: Morgan Burnett Gets Security, Packers Get a Relative Bargain

The Packers safety looks to make an average of $5.215 million over the next five seasons, which doesn't even place him among the top ten paid players at his position in the NFL.

Point of Veau: Depth at Safety Stands as Concern on Packers Defense

Point of Veau: Depth at Safety Stands as Concern on Packers Defense

There's very little depth at safety in Green Bay, and beyond Morgan Burnett, there's not much experience either. As little as one injury at the position could be costly.

Mike Daniels Continues to Break Stereotypes in Second Year with the Packers

Mike Daniels Continues to Break Stereotypes in Second Year with the Packers

Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels is working to overcome the perception that he's undersized in a profession that boasts players who are much taller and heavier.

Packers Defense Faces Pistol Formation on First Public Practice Snap of the Year

Packers Defense Faces Pistol Formation on First Public Practice Snap of the Year

According to Larry McCarren, the Packers defense faced the pistol formation on the first snap of Tuesday's OTA practice.

Kevin Greene Has His Work Cut Out for Him with Young Outside Linebackers

Kevin Greene Has His Work Cut Out for Him with Young Outside Linebackers

Clay Matthews is currently the only true outside linebackers on the Packers roster than has any more than one year of NFL experience.

Railbird Central Podcast: Breaking Down the Packers Front Seven

Railbird Central Podcast: Breaking Down the Packers Front Seven

The defensive line and linebacker are looked at in-depth now that the NFL Draft is over and reinforcements have been added.

Safety Dance: Adding a Veteran Could be Possibility for Packers

Safety Dance: Adding a Veteran Could be Possibility for Packers

Charles Woodson may or may not be an option to re-sign with the Packers, but it wouldn't be surprising to see them add someone with experience.

Post-Draft Point of Veau: What We Learned About Each Position on Packers Roster

Post-Draft Point of Veau: What We Learned About Each Position on Packers Roster

A position-by-position breakdown takes a look at where the Green Bay Packers stand heading into the 2013 season now that the NFL Draft is over.

Point of Veau: Expiring Contracts Nearly Necessitated Pick on Defensive Line

Point of Veau: Expiring Contracts Nearly Necessitated Pick on Defensive Line

With five Packers defensive lineman entering the final year of their contracts in 2013, the selection of Datone Jones in Green Bay was a logical one.

Video: Secondary Breakdown from the Press-Gazette

Video: Secondary Breakdown from the Press-Gazette

Rob Demovsky, from the Green Bay Press-Gazette is helping Packer fans prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft by providing readers with a break down of...

Point of Veau: Packers Handcuffed at Inside Linebacker

Point of Veau: Packers Handcuffed at Inside Linebacker

With seven inside linebackers currently on the roster, and most of them mediocre players at best, the Packers are preventing themselves from improving the position.

Point of Veau: Clay Matthews Still to Prove He Can Fill Leadership Void

Point of Veau: Clay Matthews Still to Prove He Can Fill Leadership Void

There's no doubt that Clay Matthews is an elite player, but can he be a leader on a Packers defense that will be missing Charles Woodson in 2013.

Point of Veau: McCarthy Doesn't Regret Read-Option Preparation but Focuses on Fixing It

Point of Veau: McCarthy Doesn't Regret Read-Option Preparation but Focuses on Fixing It

Mike McCarthy said he'd be sending his defensive coaching staff to work with Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin on stopping the read-option during the offseason.

Packers Lacking Playmakers at Linebacker, Unlike 49ers

Packers Lacking Playmakers at Linebacker, Unlike 49ers

It's easy to see how the 49ers are in the Super Bowl with a linebacker group that's probably the very best in the NFL. Comparatively, the Packers are behind the curve.

Hole Left By Cullen Jenkins Remains for Packers' Defensive Line

Hole Left By Cullen Jenkins Remains for Packers' Defensive Line

The Packers let defensive end Cullen Jenkins walk in free agency following the Super Bowl win. Two years later, the hole he left remains along the defensive line.

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