All Entries Tagged With: "Defensive Line"

We know why the Packers didn’t place a higher priority on edge rusher in the draft or via free agency.  

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.  

Training camp started July 27 and since then Thompson has added long snapper Brett Goode, linebacker Ahmad Brooks, linebacker Chris Odom and defensive tackle Quinton Dial. The reason that these additions are interesting is because it has gone against his modus operandi by bringing in veterans to take jobs from draft picks.

The Packers are entering a new season with thin spots again. However, the spots have changed to defensive line and linebacker.

Versatility will be the name of the game for the Packers sub packages. 

Jon Gonzalez of VIP Fan Experiences in Green Bay helps us take a look at the players in the trenches.

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. 

When the Green Bay Packers signed veteran defensive tackle Ricky Jean Francois to a one-year deal on March 23, it appeared to be a solid but unflashy addition to bolster depth on the defensive line.  However, as the season inches closer, the possibility that Jean Francois will make considerable contributions in 2017 continues to grow.

Chris Wormley could be an option for the Packers in the 2017 NFL draft. 

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.   

Alex Petakas of Acme Packing Company joins the show to preview a new position group as training camp opens.

Letroy Guion knows all about challenges.

The veteran defensive lineman missed most of 2015 with an ankle injury. 

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

Marques Pfaff of The Score in Appleton joins the show to discuss the position after the announcement of Mike Pennel's supension.

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

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.

Scott McKenna joins the show to discuss the state of the Packers defensive line as they deal with possible multiple suspensions.

With the arrest and jailing of TE Andrew Quarless over the weekend in Miami there is a real chance that the Green Bay Packers could be minus three preferred starters for the opening of the 2015 campaign against the Bears.

The more intriguing aspect of Packers Training Camp 2015 might be the five possible roster spot battles described below. Each potential battle features at least one veteran player who could be facing the ax at the final roster cut-down.

The time is now for the former first round pick to become something more than just another guy on the field. 

Letroy Guion could face possible suspension from the NFL for his offseason legal trouble. The Green and Gold need a return to form from their former top ten pick.

The former undrafted free agent ended 2014 on injured reserve with a calf injury. 

The defensive front needs special attention in this week's upcoming draft. 

The signing of B.J. Raji, his contract, his impact and his future are analyzed on today's episode.

ESPN reports on the Packers' latest moves, which could help start to solidify the defensive interior. 

The Green Bay Packers could be considering the products from Florida State and Texas when they're on the clock late in the first round.

What impact does the arrest of Guion have on the defensive line position in Green Bay? We discuss on today's show.

Mike Daniels and Josh Boyd reportedly sat out of Thursday's practice session.