All Entries Tagged With: "Packer Defense"

Rob Demovsky, from the Green Bay Press-Gazette is helping Packer fans prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft by providing readers with a break down of...

With seven inside linebackers currently on the roster, and most of them mediocre players at best, the Packers are preventing themselves from improving the position.

There's no doubt that Clay Matthews is an elite player, but can he be a leader on a Packers defense that will be missing Charles Woodson in 2013.

Mike McCarthy said he'd be sending his defensive coaching staff to work with Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin on stopping the read-option during the offseason.

It's easy to see how the 49ers are in the Super Bowl with a linebacker group that's probably the very best in the NFL. Comparatively, the Packers are behind the curve.

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.

One potential change in the Packers secondary could be to move Casey Hayward to safety ala Charles Woodson in 2012.

Nathan Jahnke of joins Railbird Central for the final time of the season.

The Green Bay Packers got A-level performances in 2012 from Clay Matthews, Casey Hayward and Sam Shields.

The Packers have 35 sacks this season, sixth-most in the NFL and a major improvement from a year ago.

Cornerbacks Casey Hayward and Tramon Williams are among the NFL leaders in passes defended.

The Green Bay Packers are soon to return both Charles Woodson and Sam Shields. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers must now figure out how to split the snaps for his deep secondary.

The future is bright for defensive backs like Casey Hayward, Davon House and Jerron McMillian, but their up-and-down performance last week should serve as a wake-up call.

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.

Safety Morgan Burnett is worthy of praise after his superlative performance coming against the Jacksonville Jaguars this past weekend.

A.J. Hawk is having arguably his best season in the NFL in 2012. His fiery play and recent weight loss are factors, as is the coaching staff's decision to limit the linebacker's playing time.

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

Packers first-round pick Nick Perry has gotten off to a quiet start in 2012. But if Clay Matthews in 2009 taught us anything, it's that patience is required.

The Green Bay Packers finished the first quarter of their 2012 season 2-2. We grade every defensive position after four games.

The defense of the 2012 Green Bay Packers has been statistically miles ahead of its 2011 counterpart, but let's pump the brakes on crowning this unit so early.

The Packers defense had trouble stopping the run last year. Will this season be any different?

The Packers will face their sixth rookie quarterback in the Dom Capers era Monday night in Seattle. Here's how they fared in five previous rookie scenarios.

The issues that plagued the Packers defense in 2011 are the same ones that appeared in the Packers' season opening loss to the 49ers, and defensive coordinator Dom Capers is to blame.

In the best-case scenario, Tramon Williams returns to his 2010 form, but in the worst-case, Davon House's injury keeps him on the sideline for much of 2012.

Starting positions at safety and cornerback are still up the air. That and more in today's Daily Links...

In the best-case scenario, D.J. Smith makes nearly 150 tackles in 2012. But in the worst-case scenario, it's another disappointing season from A.J. Hawk with few sacks, interceptions and forced fumbles.

In the best-case scenario, Clay Matthews reverts to the player who got 13.5 sacks in 2010. But in the worst-case scenario, Nick Perry plays no better than Erik Walden did a year ago.

The Green Bay Packers host the Cleveland Browns Thursday from Lambeau Field. Zach lists five things you could watch during the Packers' second preseason game of 2012.

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.

The Packers defense was historically poor in terms of yardage allowed in 2011. But its ability to cause turnovers remained despite the mountains of yards. We examine how the offense turned those turnovers into points last season.