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Tag: Packers defense

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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 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.

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.

"Chips Report" from Week 5 Packers Win vs. Lions

"Chips Report" from Week 5 Packers Win vs. Lions

Mason Crosby, the Packers defense and the offensive line all had impressive performances from Sunday's victory over the Lions.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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: 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.

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.

Railbird Central Podcast: Sizing Up the Secondary

Railbird Central Podcast: Sizing Up the Secondary

Brian Carriveau breaks down what the cornerback and safety positions in Green Bay look like post-draft.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Formula for Beating Vikings More Than Just Containing Peterson

Formula for Beating Vikings More Than Just Containing Peterson

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is the most talented player on Minnesota's offense. But the Packers haven't needed to shut down Peterson to beat the Vikings in the past.

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.

Report: Woodson Out Six Weeks With Broken Collarbone

Report: Woodson Out Six Weeks With Broken Collarbone

FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reports that the Packers' safety will miss close to two months after being injured in the game against St. Louis

Green Bay Packers Report Card: Defense, First Quarter

Green Bay Packers Report Card: Defense, First Quarter

The Green Bay Packers finished the first quarter of their 2012 season 2-2. We grade every defensive position after four games.

Packers: Pumping the Brakes on Defense's Encouraging Start

Packers: Pumping the Brakes on Defense's Encouraging Start

The defense of the 2012 Green Bay Packers has been statistically miles ahead of its 2011 counterpart, but let's pump the brakes on crowning this unit so early.

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.

Examining an Underrated Aspect of the Packers Defense in 2011

Examining an Underrated Aspect of the Packers Defense in 2011

The Packers defense was historically poor in terms of yardage allowed in 2011. But its ability to cause turnovers remained despite the mountains of yards. We examine how the offense turned those turnovers into points last season.

First Day of Packers Mini Camps Answer Little About Change in Woodson's Role

First Day of Packers Mini Camps Answer Little About Change in Woodson's Role

Charles Woodson returned to the practice field Tuesday for the start of Packers' minicamp, but little was learned about any changes we'll see in his role for 2012.

Point of Veau: Signs Point to Packers Running Hybrid Defense

Point of Veau: Signs Point to Packers Running Hybrid Defense

Based on the way the Packers are approaching this offseason, it looks like they might consider running a 3-4/4-3 hybrid-type defense in the same vein as the New England Patriots.

Packers "Reach Out" To Recently Released Kamerion Wimbley

Packers "Reach Out" To Recently Released Kamerion Wimbley

The pass-rush starved Green Bay Packers have reportedly started dialogue with the former Oakland Raider.

Neal Suspended For Performance Enhancing Substances

Neal Suspended For Performance Enhancing Substances

The oft-injured defensive end will reportedly miss the first four games of the 2012 regular season.

Packers Could Be Bringing Back Brandon Chillar

Packers Could Be Bringing Back Brandon Chillar

The former Packers linebacker could be in for a return engagement in 2012.

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