All Entries Tagged With: "Defensive Line"

The Packers got back 50 percent of their injured duo on Wednesday, the first day of practice this week.

With Datone Jones and Josh Boyd injured, the Packers are relying on a pair of undrafted rookies on the defensive line.

Letroy Guion takes first snap at nose tackle in situational team segment. It was the #Packers starting D except for Hayward & House at CB.

In our best-case scenario, Raji reverts back to his old Super Bowl XLV form, while in our worst-case scenario, free-agent addition Letroy Guion fails to make the Packers' roster.

Now that C.J. Wilson has departed in free agency, the Packers defensive line is taking on a new identity in 2014.

The Packers have four defensive linemen set to become free agents: B.J. Raji, Ryan Pickett, Johnny Jolly and C.J. Wilson. Not all four figure to be back.

General manager Ted Thompson has assembled a collection of defensive players that have one redeeming quality but not enough all-around talent.

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.

"Paul Ott Carruth", a former player and coach who wishes to remain anonymous, breaks down the Packers' issues on the defensive side of the ball.

There are arguably eight defensive linemen worth keeping on the Packers roster this season, but can they really afford to keep both Jolly and Boyd around?

Johnny Jolly made an impact in last night's game. But will the Big Play potential be enough to make the team? History suggests he will need to prove himself on more than just a few plays a game.

In our best-case scenario, Datone Jones is able to come up with eight-plus sacks and is a Defensive Rookie of the Year candidate in 2013.

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.

The Packers' first round pick is busy in Los Angeles working out and getting ready for his first NFL training camp.

Packers defensive lineman Mike Daniels is working to overcome the perception that he's undersized in a profession that boasts players who are much taller and heavier.

With five Packers defensive lineman entering the final year of their contracts in 2013, the selection of Datone Jones in Green Bay was a logical one.

The Packers let defensive end Cullen Jenkins walk in free agency following the Super Bowl win. Two years later, the hole he left remains along the defensive line.

To make room for Miller, the Packers cut outside linebacker Vic So'oto. That and more in today's Daily Links...

With Jerel Worthy and Mike Neal on the injury report this week, the Packers are currently down to only four healthy defensive lineman on their roster.

Second-round draft choice Jerel Worthy is showing improvement as the Packers are about to hit the midway mark of their season.

In the best-case scenario Jerel Worthy is the next coming of Cullen Jenkins, but in the worst-case scenario, Mike Neal and Anthony Hargrove are remembered more for their suspensions than anything they do on the field.

On the advice of the Bears' Julius Peppers, B.J. Raji took up boxing in the offseason. That and more in today's Daily Links...

Railbird Central continues its pre-training camp position previews with a look at the defensive line.

Raji acknowledges a defense that couldn't get off the field had an impact on him last season. Will the addition of Jerel Worthy help?

New additions to the defense through both the free agency and NFL Draft will create a spirited competition for roster spots.

GM Ted Thompson announced three separate roster moves Wednesday, including the signing of a former second round pick of the Dolphins.

With Tony Hargrove and Mike Neal serving suspensions from the NFL, the Packers will be relying upon rookie Jerel Worthy early in his rookie season.

The NFL has suspended Packers defensive end Tony Hargrove as part of the punishment for the Saints' bounty program.

Cheesehead TV brings you a pre-draft Q&A session with the Iowa defensive lineman.

Kendall Reyes, Devon Still, Jerel Worthy, Brandon Thompson and Derek Wolfe are all still on the board as the Packers consider their options in the second round.