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.
The Green Bay Packers reached a tipping point on Thanksgiving. For this team to move forward, it can no longer look back on the accomplishments of the players and coaches three years ago to justify their position today.
It's been 21 years, 1 month, and 2 weeks since a Packers' backup quarterback has made a meaningful start. Ted Thompson has rolled the dice for years that that streak would continue indefinitely. Today, the Pack will start a washed-up veteran with no training camp experience and Thompson has no one to blame but himself.
Mike McCarthy wants to go "old-school" with his offensive line this year, rearranging and settling them into one position. Versatility is great, but protecting Aaron Rodgers' noggin is far more important.
The career of new Packer Hall of Famer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamilia was an offbeat one. Who knows what it might have been if he had been allowed to stay in his role as a pass-rush specialist. One person who probably doesn't care: KGB.
Feeling just a little anxious as the free agents keep bypassing the Frozen Tundra, bringing offseason Super Bowl championships all over the NFL? C.D. Angeli reminds you the Signing of the Year is on the horizon, and its all about the Packers.
Last night, Packer Nation was sent back in time to 2008, unleashing the anger and frustration with Brett Favre, despite Rodgers' apparent olive branch offered last night at the NFL Honors Awards Show. Do we have to accept Favre back?
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."