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Tag: 3-4 defense

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Packers to Remain a 3-4 Defense, Per Mike McCarthy

Packers to Remain a 3-4 Defense, Per Mike McCarthy

Meeting with local reporters on Monday, head coach Mike McCarthy confirmed the Packers would continue to run a base 3-4 despite reclassification of...

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

Tundra Vision: The Phillips Brand of 3-4 Could Be Recipe For Success

The Packers' defense needs a change next year, and won't have cap room or high draft picks to waste on the front seven. But a schematic change to Wade Phillips brand of 3-4 might be just enough to bring about the positional (and attitude) change this team needs.

Packers Defense Needs Transformational Change

Packers Defense Needs Transformational Change

Everyone has a theory as to what is wrong with the Packers defense. Perhaps all the theories are just symptoms of the greater problem: the defense is playing flat, reactive, and needs a change so disruptive that it is able to transform it back into the playmaking defense of 2010. C.D. Angeli resurrects his Kitchen Analogy to study it.

Datone Jones an Enigma as 3-4 Defensive Line Prospect

Datone Jones an Enigma as 3-4 Defensive Line Prospect

Opinons differ on UCLA defensive linemen Datone Jones whether he's able to fit in the Green Bay Packers' defensive system.

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

Schematica and the Future of the Packers Defense

The exposure of the Packers' 3-4 defense against the read-option offense has some folks calling for a switch to a 4-3 scheme. It's time to quit worrying about the scheme and start worrying about the kind of players we are bringing in.

Done with Dom

Done with Dom

The issues that plagued the Packers defense in 2011 are the same ones that appeared in the Packers' season opening loss to the 49ers, and defensive coordinator Dom Capers is to blame.

Point of Veau: Ushering in the Era of the Part-Time Defensive Specialist

Point of Veau: Ushering in the Era of the Part-Time Defensive Specialist

To keep up with spread-out offenses in the NFL, the Packers could be looking at using defensive players in specialty roles that fit their skill set.

More Base Defense, Fewer Subpackages Could Be In Store

More Base Defense, Fewer Subpackages Could Be In Store

According to head coach Mike McCarthy, he'd like to see more of his 3-4 defense and few subpackages like the nickel defense in 2012.

Pickett Could Move Back To Nose Tackle

Pickett Could Move Back To Nose Tackle

Bob McGinn reports that the Packers are planning on moving Ryan Pickett back to the nose tackle position he excelled at back in 2009.

Barnett's Departure No Forgone Conclusion

Barnett's Departure No Forgone Conclusion

Don't be so quick to count out the veteran linebacker. He'll most likely return to Green Bay for a ninth season.

Fresno's Carter Preparing For 3-4 Defense

Fresno's Carter Preparing For 3-4 Defense

Fresno State's Chris Carter has been working out with former Patriots outside linebacker Willie McGinest to get ready for the NFL.

Projecting Outside Linebackers Is An Inexact Science

Projecting Outside Linebackers Is An Inexact Science

General manager Ted Thompson looks for at the individual player instead of the defensive system athletes played in college.

Raji, Pickett Move Pays Off For Packers

Raji, Pickett Move Pays Off For Packers

The switch made before the season to place B.J. Raji at nose tackle and Ryan Pickett at end has paid dividends for the Packers in the form of a Super Bowl appearance.

Packers Should Be Ready For Lions' Screen Game

Packers Should Be Ready For Lions' Screen Game

The Lions ate up the Packers' pressure defense with a wide variety of screen passes back in October. Expect Dom Capers to adjust his defense accordingly.

Burnett, While Exciting, Still Just A Rookie

Burnett, While Exciting, Still Just A Rookie

Morgan Burnett will go through many ups and downs. Fans shouldn't write Atari Bigby off just yet.

How Capers Uses Woodson Will Be Key

How Capers Uses Woodson Will Be Key

Chris Squire returns to CHTV to write about Charles Woodson's importance to the Packers' 3-4 defense.

Offseason Moves Point To More Man Coverage

Offseason Moves Point To More Man Coverage

Dom Capers must adjust his coverage schemes to fit the personnel on hand, rather than forcing them to play zone coverage - poorly.

Jenkins And Jolly: No Surpise

Jenkins And Jolly: No Surpise

Good to see Cullen 'Big Sexy' Jenkins and Johnny 'Doesn't Need A Nickname Because His Real One Is So Cool' Jolly get recognized for their great...

McCarthy Admits the Obvious

McCarthy Admits the Obvious

At his press conference Sunday, Mike McCarthy had the following to say about the defensive line:

Memo To Ted Thompson: Sign Kevin Carter

Memo To Ted Thompson: Sign Kevin Carter

Mike Vandermause's column this morning is actually spot on, save for one important distinction:

Do People Understand...?

Do People Understand...?

...just how large an improvement having Dom Capers implementing and calling the defense is going to make?

Something We Never Saw...

Something We Never Saw...

...under Bob Sanders that I expect to see quite a bit of from Capers, illuminated here in a great write up on the evolution of the zone-blitz from...

Classic Collins

Classic Collins

While perhaps not as overwrought as Alex over at the Lounge, I admit that, new child or no, Nick Collins not wanting to report for offseason ac

Kampman\'s Silence

Kampman\'s Silence

Jason Wilde notes that Aaron Kampman's decision to pull his name from the list of players available to the media over the weekend is a 'head...

Winston Moss

Winston Moss

You can tell why he wasn't hired as a head coach. He simply doesn't come across as a particularly detailed individual. The first part of his...

Dom Capers And the 3-4

Dom Capers And the 3-4

I got a chance to ask Dom Capers about the defensive transition and he didn't disappoint.

That Sound You Hear...

That Sound You Hear...

...is Ron La Canne's head exploding.

The Trouble With Hawk

The Trouble With Hawk

A.J. Hawk's disappointing performance this past season is an enigma and one that Packer fans have been debating for the past few months. Were Hawks...

The Nuts & Bolts of the Packers\' 3-4

The Nuts & Bolts of the Packers\' 3-4

Great stuff from Bob McGinn in today's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in what amounts to an overview of what head coach Mike McCarthy sees the Green...

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