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Tag: Packers defense

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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.

McCarthy: Jones & Lattimore To See More Playing Time In '12

McCarthy: Jones & Lattimore To See More Playing Time In '12

The Packers head coach says both young linebackers will get long looks at both inside and outside linebacker.

Packers Draft Targets: The Baker's Dozen

Packers Draft Targets: The Baker's Dozen

One of these 13 players will end up with the Green Bay Packers come the NFL Draft in late April.

Blaming Thompson For Early Exit Is Misguided

Blaming Thompson For Early Exit Is Misguided

Media and fans alike are quick to blame the Packers general manager for the teams failure to defend its title while ignoring the bigger picture.

2011 Season Defensive & Specialist Player Grades

2011 Season Defensive & Specialist Player Grades

Aaron Nagler hands out his individual grades for the 2011 Packers defense and specialists.

Packers' Tackling Problem Comes Full Circle

Packers' Tackling Problem Comes Full Circle

It hasn't mattered who is coaching the defense under Mike McCarthy - the Packers defense has been a poor tackling team his entire tenure.

Williams, Hawk Contracts Troubling After Down Seasons

Williams, Hawk Contracts Troubling After Down Seasons

Packers general manager Ted Thompson can't be pleased that two players he rewarded this past year took big steps backward in 2011.

Packers vs. Giants: Offense, Defense & Special Teams

Packers vs. Giants: Offense, Defense & Special Teams

One, perhaps overlooked, thing to watch for in each phase of the game as the Green Bay Packers prepare to take on the New York Giants.

McCarthy's "Hunters" Need To Include Capers

McCarthy's "Hunters" Need To Include Capers

The Packers defensive coordinator needs to take his head coaches words about refusing to be "the hunted" to heart.

Packers vs. Lions: Offense, Defense & Special Teams

Packers vs. Lions: Offense, Defense & Special Teams

One, perhaps overlooked, thing to watch for in each phase of the game as the Green Bay Packers prepare to take on the Detroit Lions in Week 17.

Packers Have No One Opposite Matthews

Packers Have No One Opposite Matthews

Don't expect any grand moves from Ted Thompson to fill the hole opposite Clay Matthews in Dom Capers' defense.

Defense Needs To Do "Just Enough" To Get Packers Back To The Super Bowl

Defense Needs To Do "Just Enough" To Get Packers Back To The Super Bowl

Don't expect the Packers defense to transform into something it isn't. Expect it to play slightly better than it has the past month and to help the Packers get to Indianapolis.

Packers May Have Missed Pickett More Than Jennings

Packers May Have Missed Pickett More Than Jennings

The Chiefs ability to run the football yesterday, which set up almost all their offensive success, was due in part to the absence of Ryan Pickett.

Packers vs. Giants: How It Breaks Down

Packers vs. Giants: How It Breaks Down

Aaron looks at how things should play out when each team has the ball and gives his prediction for the game on Sunday.

Buccaneers vs. Packers: How It Breaks Down

Buccaneers vs. Packers: How It Breaks Down

Aaron looks at how things should play out when each team has the ball and gives his prediction for the game on Sunday.

X's & O's: "It's A Trap!" Williams' INT

X's & O's: "It's A Trap!" Williams' INT

"Paul Ott Carruth", an anonymous former player and coach, breaks down Tramon Williams' interception and has a few thoughts regarding the defense overall.

Capers Stays Safe And Strong

Capers Stays Safe And Strong

The Packers defensive coordinator is playing it safe while the offense builds a lead before starting to dial up the pressure later in games.

X's & O's: Decker's TD Reception

X's & O's: Decker's TD Reception

"Paul Ott Carruth", an anonymous former player and coach, breaks down the first touchdown pass given up by the Packers on Sunday.

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