All Entries Tagged With: "Packer Defense"

Mike Pettine’s defense stresses versatility from the safety position and that’s exactly what Kenny Vaccaro exudes.

The Packers new defensive coordinator is stepping into a tough situation. In the last seven seasons, the Packers have been ranked an average of 20th in total defense.  

A giant decision looms for Brian Gutekunst with his first draft pack as General Manager for the Green Bay Packers.

With Brian Gutekunst officially getting introduced on Monday, all the focus goes to who the next Packers defensive coordinator will be. This is a huge hire considering the defensive side of the ball was such a train wreck this past year.

Is it fair to be encouraged that the Green Bay Packers defense put together a cohesive and effective performance against the Chicago Bears in Week 10, limiting them to 16 points and keeping them out of the red zone for the entire game? Absolutely. But let's keep things in perspective. 

The point is communication. I’m starting to think his players are tuning him out.

After three weeks of play, Green Bay has a turnover differential of minus-2, which is tied for 22nd in the league.

The Packers need to stop messing around and insert both Kevin King and Josh Jones into the lineup. 

This game isn’t about the offense. Nope, this game rests with the defense.  

Nathan Jahnke of analyzes the recent acquisitions made by the Packers, including Quinton Dial and Chris Odom.

Now that Montravius Adams is signed, it's a good time to project what kind of role he will play for the Packers in 2017. 

Davon House will not only play well in 2017, he will prove to be a bargain. 

If the season started today, how confident would you be in the Packers 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.   

The Packers offense has been one of the best in the league when it comes to putting points on the board early and often; Green Bay ranks No.

The Packers defense has been its secret weapon in Green Bay's wins over the Seattle Seahawks and Chicago Bears the last two weeks, compiling a plus...

The Packers offense has been quietly improving for a few weeks now, but it's the improving defense that will have to lead the team to the playoffs. 

With videogame-like ease Dan Marino, err Kirk Cousins, patiently sat back and tossed deep passes over the Packers secondary to the tune of 375...

Whenever the Packers show the faintest sign of tough times, the same tired script comes out. “Fire Dom Capers.”

Matt Ryan commanded the Falcons’ touchdown-winning drive over the Green Bay Packers with precision completing 9 of 11 passes for 75 yards including...

The Packers defense is taking on the No. 1 wide receiver in football in Week 8 in Altanta's Julio Jones, and their best option for coverage on him looks like an undrafted free agent who is third on the depth chart: LaDarius Gunter.  

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. 

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?

Datone Jones knows he better make something happen this year.

The former first round pick will be moving to the elephant position in Dom Capers' defense. 

The Packers might be one of the coldest teams entering the postseason.

News from around the NFC North division including the Green Bay Packers and their rivals the Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions and Chicago Bears.

After Sunday’s embarrassing 38-8 loss to Arizona, Green Bay’s offense was the easy target.

The Packers offense made huge strides last week. The running game provided the added punch that had been missing for much of the season.

News from around the NFC North and the first place Green Bay Packers and their rivals the Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings.