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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.

Packers Could Feature New-Look Secondary in 2013

Packers Could Feature New-Look Secondary in 2013

One potential change in the Packers secondary could be to move Casey Hayward to safety ala Charles Woodson in 2012.

Railbird Central Podcast: On the Defensive

Railbird Central Podcast: On the Defensive

Nathan Jahnke of ProFootballFocus.com joins Railbird Central for the final time of the season.

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Defense

Green Bay Packers 2012 Report Card Grades: Defense

The Green Bay Packers got A-level performances in 2012 from Clay Matthews, Casey Hayward and Sam Shields.

Credit Capers, Matthews for Improved Pass Rush in 2012

Credit Capers, Matthews for Improved Pass Rush in 2012

The Packers have 35 sacks this season, sixth-most in the NFL and a major improvement from a year ago.

Packers Among League Leaders in Breaking Up Passes

Packers Among League Leaders in Breaking Up Passes

Cornerbacks Casey Hayward and Tramon Williams are among the NFL leaders in passes defended.

Healthy Packers Secondary Raises Questions About Playing Time

Healthy Packers Secondary Raises Questions About Playing Time

The Green Bay Packers are soon to return both Charles Woodson and Sam Shields. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers must now figure out how to split the snaps for his deep secondary.

Point of Veau: Young Secondary Gets Serving of Humble Pie at the Perfect Time

Point of Veau: Young Secondary Gets Serving of Humble Pie at the Perfect Time

The future is bright for defensive backs like Casey Hayward, Davon House and Jerron McMillian, but their up-and-down performance last week should serve as a wake-up call.

Depth of Packers Defensive Line Being Tested

Depth of Packers Defensive Line Being Tested

With Jerel Worthy and Mike Neal on the injury report this week, the Packers are currently down to only four healthy defensive lineman on their roster.

Point of Veau: Burnett Coming Off Best Game of His Career

Point of Veau: Burnett Coming Off Best Game of His Career

Safety Morgan Burnett is worthy of praise after his superlative performance coming against the Jacksonville Jaguars this past weekend.

Point of Veau: Hawk, Weight Loss, Coaching Staff All Credited for Improved Play

Point of Veau: Hawk, Weight Loss, Coaching Staff All Credited for Improved Play

A.J. Hawk is having arguably his best season in the NFL in 2012. His fiery play and recent weight loss are factors, as is the coaching staff's decision to limit the linebacker's playing time.

Worthy on the Rise in Rookie Season

Worthy on the Rise in Rookie Season

Second-round draft choice Jerel Worthy is showing improvement as the Packers are about to hit the midway mark of their season.

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