By all accounts, the first four days of Packers training camp (six practices, total) were spirited, with few distractions.
In football, one rule of thumb is that you use whichever schemes are best suited to the strengths of your players. The match between the scheme and the personnel is more important than the scheme itself.
With training camp less than three weeks away, we have some great position battles to look forward to. In spite of the switch to the 3-4 defense, it turns out that most of the best ones will be on the offensive side of the ball.
It is astounding that a sports journalist could be so tone deaf, and a couple of Demovsky’s readers wasted no time in obliterating this line of thought.
Everyone on the defense seems happy with the 3-4—except Aaron Kampman.
We need someone else to step up and be a receiving force this year.
A sampling of opinions on the Pack’s chances in ’09.
A look at the defensive chessboard for the 2009 season.
Ted Thompson goes for the glory on day one of the draft.
A look back at the ups and downs of John Madden’s broadcasting career.
Jay Cutler’s arrival in Chicago will make things much more exciting for Packer fans.
What it was like to be a young Packer fan in the 70’s.