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Tag: Packers run defense

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Green and Bold: It Begins and Ends with Run Defense

Green and Bold: It Begins and Ends with Run Defense

The Packers boasted one of the league's top run defenses in the beginning of the 2016 NFL season, when they held their first four opponents to 50 or fewer yards gained on the ground. And now, as they prepare to face the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott, the unit will need to once again return to dominant form if Green Bay is to have any hope of defeating the Cowboys to move onto the NFC Championship Game.   

Green and Bold: Something's Gotta Give

Green and Bold: Something's Gotta Give

It had to happen eventually. The Green Bay Packers' No. 1 run defense will finally take on the league's No. 1 rushing offense when the Packers host the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau on Sunday.  By 6:30 p.m. Lambeau time that night, one of those teams may not be ranked first in its respective category any longer. 

Green and Bold: Nowhere to Run

Green and Bold: Nowhere to Run

One of the most promising trends to emerge from the young 2016 season has been how stout the Packers have been against the run.  No one would have predicted it a few  months ago, but through the first quarter of the season, it hasn't been the St. Louis Rams or the New York Jets but the Green Bay Packers who have boasted the NFL's strongest defensive front.  But do you realize just how good the Packers have been in run defense so far this season—or how consistent?

Improved Packers Run Defense Has Nothing to Do with Clay Matthews

Improved Packers Run Defense Has Nothing to Do with Clay Matthews

Former Packers linebacker Brady Poppinga credits the Packers defensive line for the turn around.

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Run Defense Flips Script

Railbird Central Podcast: Packers Run Defense Flips Script

Jake Kocorowski of Bucky's 5th Quarter joins Railbird Central to break down a dominating Packers victory over a division rival.

Railbird Central Podcast: Singing the Run Defense Blues

Railbird Central Podcast: Singing the Run Defense Blues

Nathan Jahnke of ProFootballFocus.com joins the show to discuss the problems facing the Packers rush defense.

Blueprint to Improving the Packers Porous Run Defense

Blueprint to Improving the Packers Porous Run Defense

Eliminating the missed tackles and getting healthy are two ways the Packers can impove their 32nd-ranked rush defense.

Pickett's Play Quietly Keys Run Defense

Pickett's Play Quietly Keys Run Defense

Ryan Pickett's move back to nose tackle from defensive end is paying off for the Packers.

#1 Run Defense: A Paper Tiger?

#1 Run Defense: A Paper Tiger?

It would sure seem like it from the way the Cardinals tore through them with Hightower and Wells yesterday. I was worried about the possibility but...

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