The Packers Have Never Had Inside Linebackers Like This

De'Vondre Campbell is the All Pro inside linebacker that fans have dreamed of. Quay Walker is the 1st round draft pick inside linebacker fans have screamed for. The Packers have never had a pair of inside linebackers like this. Ever.

The Packers have gone a long time since they had an All Pro inside linebacker. Decades, actually.

It was a position that, for the most part, the Packers didn't heavily emphasize. They tried some mid round picks and they signed a the occasional re-tread, hoping one of them would catch one.

Last year, one finally did.

Long after the 2021 free agent season began, months after the draft, on June 10th, the Packers signed De'Vondre Campbell. A former 4th round pick, Campbell had been solid, but unspectacular, in his time with the Falcons and Cardinals. He game to Green Bay with little fanfare, but Joe Barry's scheme played to his strengths and he responded with an All Pro season.

Campbell was the first All Pro inside linebacker the Packers had since Ray Nitschke in 1966... which was 27 years before Campbell was born.

When the Packers re-signed Campbell earlier this offseason, their problems at inside linebacker seemed solved.

But the Packers weren't done building their inside linebacker group.

They shocked draftniks when they selected inside linebacker Quay Walker with the 22nd overall pick. Most draft analysts (i.e., people who aren't paid to scout players by NFL teams) had Walker much later, some even ranking him as a Day 3 prospect.

But the Packers loved Walker's physical abilities. Campbell's only notable measurables at the Combine where height and speed. Walker is a hair better in both... and far better in pretty much every other measurable. In short, Walker (with a RAS score of 9.66) is one of the best athletes to ever test at inside linebacker, ranking in the top 3.5% of inside linebacker prospects in Combine history.

The Packers now have two big, physical inside linebackers with sideline to sideline speed and the ability cover.

This is something the team has never had.

Prior to Campbell's arrival, they ran with Christian Kirksey and Krys Barnes, who I'd best describe as "serviceable."

Before that, they relied on Blake Martinez, who was a consistent presence in the middle, but lacked the range of Campbell and Walker and had guys like BJ Goodson and Jake Ryan lining up next to him.

You could argue that Clay Matthews may have been better as an inside linebacker, but he was placed there out of desperation and payed next to Nate Palmer.

AJ Hawk manned the middle admirably for years prior to that. But, for as steady as he was, never showed the dynamic ability we saw out of De'Vondre Campbell last year. His running mates over the years include guys like Sam Barrington, Brad Jones, and Desmond Bishop. Bishop was probably the best pairing Hawk had in his time in Green Bay, but he was a thumper and did not have the range that Campbell and Walker bring to the table.

In terms of covering ground, Nick Barnett might be the closest thing the Packers have had to these guys in a while, but his 4.67 speed is still noticeably slower than Campbell (4.58) or Walker (4.52). Barnett was a great slasher who could cover sideline to sideline, but he came at the end of a run of the 4-3 alignment and, even if you put him in the same class as Campbell, the Packers did not have a pair like this. We have to go back to the early Favre years and prior to find the defenses that ran with two inside linebackers. When we do, we find groups like Johnny Holland, George Koonce, and Brian Noble. These were all good linebackers.

But they were not All Pro material like De'Vondre Campbell, nor where they athletic freaks like Walker.

If you want to delve farther back into the dark ages, you'll find names like Randy Scott, John Dorsey (who has been far more accomplished off the field than he was on the field), George Cumby, Rich Wingo, and Ed O'Neill (not the same one from Married With Children, though - that guy actually signed with the Steelers).

If you keep digging, you get all the way back to the Packers last All Pro inside linebacker: Ray Nitschke, who was a man among boys (and more athletic than he gets credit for). But, like Barnett, he was a middle linebacker, and the Packers did not have two players like this. That was a different kind of defense and a different kind of game.

Campbell and Walker are perfectly suited for what the game has evolved to: they can blow up run gaps, chase down corner runs, drop back into coverage, and even blitz.

This will allow the Packers a lot more flexibility in their base defense with less chance for miscommunication and less need for substitutions, which will make it hard for opponents to play match up games or scheme around them.

You can't scheme around two premier athletes that can do everything.

The Packers have never had this.

Now they do.

I can't wait to see the results.

 

 

Bruce Irons has played, coached, and studied football for decades. Best-selling author of books such as A Fan's Guide To Understanding The NFL Draft, A Fan's Guide To Understanding The NFL Salary Cap, and A Fan's Guide To NFL Free Agency Hits And Misses, Bruce contributes to CheeseHeadTV and PackersForTheWin.com.

Follow Bruce Irons on Twitter at @BruceIronsNFL.

 

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Pantz_Burp's picture

May 15, 2022 at 07:06 am

Thanks Bruce! Yes, happy to see the ILB position get attention (with the backing of a high draft pick and/or rewarding a player with a higher contract).

Just as a thumper, I enjoyed watching Brian Noble and Bishop seemed to bring a lil nasty with him which I liked.

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NickPerry's picture

May 15, 2022 at 06:52 am

After the initial shock when the Packers drafted Walker and the customary thing I ALWAYS do with every Packers pick other than Jordan Love, the "Homer" comes out in me and I talk myself into loving the pick. BUT, with Walker and then the Wyatt pick, the talking myself into loving the pick, was replaced with a lightbulb going off in the old brain, and I began thinking of the possibilities. Understanding followed immediately.

The Packers NOW have a defense they can play and STAY in their base defense MUCH of the time and be successful. Walker is faster and bigger than some of those 3rd safeties the Packers would replace Barnes with. This defense just became so VERSATILE with the addition of Quay Walker it's crazy.

Imagine, a front with Wyatt, Clark, Gary, and Smith. Walker and Campbell in the middle, and Savage, Amos, Alexander, Douglas and Stokes and you have a defense that can stop the run or the pass EQUALLY well. Teams like the Commanders or Ravens whose QB's both had so much success last year running the ball, won't or at least shouldn't have anywhere close to that success. They could defend the 49ers or the Chiefs equally well. I'll say this, I'd bet my last dollar Deebo doesn't covery that 3rd and 8 RUNNING the ball last season in the 4th quarter, and I think that was part of what Gute thought too.

I LOVE this draft class and I didn't need to talk myself into anything this year. It's kind of fun to think of the Packers as a defensive team right now, even with AR12 still on the team.

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HawkPacker's picture

May 15, 2022 at 08:01 am

Yeah, I like our new defense. I look at Tampa Bay's ILB's and how they can not only cover but they run down every running play, especially sweeps, etc.

I now think we have that same caliber of ILB's.

Also, our back ups are not too bad either but hopefully, these two guys stay healthy.

I remember just a few years back when we got Krys Barnes and people were pretty excited. Yes there is a big difference in his play compared to Campbell and Walker but if either of the starters go out for a rest, Barnes is available.

I am excited about our defense and also to see just how our WR's do on the other side. It should be a fun and interesting year for us Packer fans.

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NickPerry's picture

May 15, 2022 at 09:39 am

This ENTIRE Packers roster is DEEP. The D-Line and O-Line now have more depth than I can remember is a long time. It's one thing to have Don Barclay, and UDFA who did his best and some other UDFA whom Ted seemed to love. It's another though to have guys like Royce Newman, Jon Runyan Jr, Zack Tom, Yosh Nijman, Sean Rhyan, and others battling it out for maybe 2 or 3 spots depending on Jenkins and when he comes back.

Same with the D-Line this year. I LOVED the Jarran Reed signing, I think some have forgotten about him. He CAN rush the passer and is one big dude. Gute did it again...Signed a FA and then followed it up with a high pick.

This Defense is going to be NASTY and Rodgers needs to understand the DEFENSE is his best friend this year, especially early in the year.

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Gee's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:04 am

What have people been saying for years....you win the game in TRENCHES!! While our O-Line has always been better in pass pro, I can't remember a time they could field a road grading line. My hope is this year they do. Imagine a 6 man O-line lineup during parts of the game, just daring the defense to stop the run, damn glorious! Add to that a D-Line that can rotate and keep guys fresh, throughout the game. I can't wait!!

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greengold's picture

May 16, 2022 at 04:34 am

You’re not alone, Gee. Add to that, having overwhelmingly solid players there helps to keep everyone behind them clean to make plays.

It’s been WAY TOO LONG, since we had more than Kenny Clark there. I hope Gutekunst stays on this, always, like he’s doing at OL.

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PeteK's picture

May 15, 2022 at 08:21 am

Caffey, Nitschke, and Robinson-- Lynch, Lanier, Bell---Russel, Lambert, Ham. The golden age of linebacking. Love the speed of modern football, but am very fortunate to have also witnessed that era.

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:05 am

THIS IS GOING TO BE FREAKING BANANAS.

The pairing of Quay Walker & Devonte Wyatt, other worldly in its impact upon this Packers team. I’m 100% convinced of that, without even seeing them…

I cannot wait, either.

Pete! As I read your take I looked up at my Ray Nitschke HOF 1978 autographed football. Wow. Ray is my #1 All-Time Packers player.

This recent emphasis on Top ILB play in GB can be attributed to Joe Barry, and Matt LaFleur for bringing Barry here in the first place, amidst much scrutiny. Joe Barry was a bold hire. Not surprising to see an equally bold pick (Quay at #22) made by Gutekunst to give Barry exactly what he wants & needs to succeed.

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PeteK's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:46 am

He was hilarious in the movie, The Longest yard. A very interesting and inspiring life story from him being parentless at an early age to his adopted children. I have been meaning to read his autobiography, Mean on Sunday.

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Lphill's picture

May 15, 2022 at 05:29 pm

He was also in the Monkees movie .

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croatpackfan's picture

May 15, 2022 at 08:34 am

While I share excitment with you Bruce and many fans here about Packers defense, I'm still cautious, as Walker is rookie. Despite Georgia produced this season maybe the most NFL ready players, many coaches and OC in NFL are at least 2 grades over any HC and OC on college level. Second, every rookie is more susceptible to injuries, as the physical level of playing in NFL is different than in college.

Taking this in consideration, I still hope the wonderful job Georgia coaches did will help both 1st round picks to become players we all want them to be for Packers...

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Pantz_Burp's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:22 am

Good points croatpackfan. Quay is fast but I think he is going to be trying to absorb all the nuisances of the NFL that his true speed won't be on display until he gets his assignments down. When he does, watch out...he can just go on instincts and play much faster when he does. I love that Campbell is there to also train him up. Like many shared, I am over the moon happy that this defense has the potential to be really, really good. Couple that with some players that now may have an expanded roll on special teams...well, the whole team seems to be going in the right direction. I can't wait to see how the we-fense morphs throughout the season. 👍

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PeteK's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:53 am

Clark, Reed and hopefully Wyatt and Slayton will certainly allow our ILBs to terrorize the running lanes.

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Pantz_Burp's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:09 am

Wouldn't that be awesome PeteK!? I STILL have visions of K-Kaep running wild against the Packer D. And, stopping a good RB has been a challenge for a long time... hopefully with each level of D working in conjunction with each other, just like you said PeteK...it could be special.

I don't remember all the fireworks on offense (well, with Dickey against the Redskins (at the time) on a MNF game). But, I was ecstatic when the D held B. Sanders to negative yards! That was a stick your chest & belly out more than normal kinda pride I had on that day.

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HawkPacker's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:13 am

Quay should 'show up' somewhat quickly as our DC is very good at the IL position. I have to think that is a reason why Campbell did so well last year and why he wanted to come back this year as well.

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Pantz_Burp's picture

May 15, 2022 at 12:22 pm

Great point HawkPacker...I did forget Barry is a LB whisperer.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 15, 2022 at 01:55 pm

Caution is a good sentiment to have. 1st round off ball LBs have struggled more than not recently. Parsons is the exception and he didn't take off til the Cowboys played him at Edge more out of necessity. Hopefully Barry can simplify things for him but NFL offenses are way more complicated than those he faced in college. ILBs have a lot on their plate, with or without the green dot on their helmet. I expect we'll still see a lot of single ILB formations, especially on passing downs.

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StevefromNJ's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:09 am

Thought this was well researched and written and gets me so pumped to see the ’22 defense in action, especially when we think about how good it looked at the end of the season, and that was before adding a #1 pick like Walker at ILB, a #1 pick like Wyatt and a quality veteran like Reed at DL, and getting an All-Pro like Alexander back at CB. By the way, I do think the best ILB/MLB in-between Nitschke and Campbell easily was the short time Clay Matthews played on the inside. He was outstanding. But the next best may have been Jim Carter from the early 70’s and made the Pro Bowl, but who Bruce surprisingly failed to mention.

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Johnblood27's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:35 am

I am also bullish on the defense that the GBP have built. I believe that they will be very good under Joe Barry if injuries do not decimate any position groups.

I have already stated a few times how much I like the entire draft class.

BUT... to quibble with one statement in this thread, that the entire roster is DEEP... The CB room is pretty thin after the top 3 and that assumes that Rasul Douglas can maintain his level of play from last year, which was an anomaly for him.

The secondary is very strong at starter positions, but quite weak in back-ups at both CB and S.

I have faith in Barnes as a third ILB, however everyone else at ILB is a projection or lacking in one or more dimensions to be a starting caliber player.

The DL seems deep and talented, the starters are pretty good and depth has improved with the addition of Reed and the drafting of Wyatt. This also assumes the advancement of Slaton, certainly not a guaranteed proposition or depth may be a little thin here as well.

I see many positives to look upon for this coming season for the defense, probably only a hard rash of injuries at one position group is the only thing that could derail success.

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 03:02 pm

You know what, JB, CB Keisean Nixon is a better player than anyone here is giving him credit for.
5-11 189
4.42
R3 grade 2019 by Ourlads.

At South Carolina, this kid flourished as a Nickel Corner, almost exclusively.That’s exactly what role he would be used in on D if need be in GB. He’s super tight in coverage, has all the tools, and is a phenomenal tackler.

His tape is pretty good. After digging up some stuff on him, I now can see why Gutekunst appeared to be more secure at CB than many fans, in pressers since the draft.

Have to figure in here info Gutekunst has on Shemar Jean-Charles and Kabion Ento development, stuff we’re unaware of. BG appeared to exude confidence in the position, and Nixon.

I’ve felt same way tho, so I get it.

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HawkPacker's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:44 am

Great thoughts GG. I am just wondering, based on the information you have provided, why did the Raiders let him go?

I always am thinking that we need to trust the FO as they a lot more about Packer players and players outside of the Packers than we know. It is fun to volley back and forth on our opinions of players and positions but when it comes down to it--trust our FO.

Thanks for your insight GG.

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Johnblood27's picture

May 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm

I agree that there is unfulfilled potential and promise drifting around the bottom of this roster, however in terms of known depth and claims of a DEEP roster, potential isn't proven performance.

Let the games begin!

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 02:32 pm

Absolutely. I’m thinking, and have been since we came away from this draft without a single CB, that the Packers Pro Personnel Dept. has their eyes on probably a few CBs they think may become available at roster cuts.

What I really like about Brian Gutekunst is he meant what he said to us the day he was hired as GM, that he’d turn every stone, use every avenue available to him to add to the Packers roster.

Are his drafts perfect? No, and none are. Our scouting/Personnel talent had been raided in years prior by many teams, KC, CLE, etc. Gutekunst rebuilt this, and I think we’re seeing some great results these last 2 years, from both the Packers College & Pro scouts.

We really are fortunate here. Should be fun to see what he does in these next few months.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 15, 2022 at 01:45 pm

Nixon is a STer, emergency use only CB. Last year he gave up 76 QB rating but on only 6 targets. There's a reason they didn't let him play much on defense. In 2019 and 2020 when he played more he was absolutely horrible. QB ratings of 118 and 135 given up with an insane 18.3 yards per target allowed in 2019.

You occasionally need to take off the green and gold glasses.

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 04:36 pm

Fuck that. I’m sick of that BS.

I’m just sharing my thoughts. He’s a STs player. FFS. OF COURSE. Rich Bisaccia’s FAVORITE.

Defensively, he’s limited to a Nickel CB role. I said as much.

Big fucking deal.

Somebody trying offer up some possibilities on what might be happening, and god forfuckingbid they say anything positive, or be flamed by endless personal attacks.

The kid only had 2 yrs of football at South Carolina before he entered the draft, with 2 INTs and 9 PDs. Watch his film.

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On another note, few here have considered the Packers are converting former WR Rico Gafford BACK TO CB!!! He’s got 4.22 speed… 5-10 184

In only 2 seasons at Wyoming, Gafford had 105 TACKLES, 1.5 TFL, 6 INT, 11 PD and 3 FF

Gafford was a UDFA released by Raiders as a converted WR. Gutekunst signed him in January..? I like that the Packers are switching him back to CB. Might be yet another reason for Gutekunst’s aire of confidence on the CB subject.

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13TimeChamps's picture

May 15, 2022 at 03:46 pm

You need to calm down and accept that people are going to disagree with you occasionally on a public forum. Dropping f-bombs all over the place doesn't exactly help your cause either.

Not everybody spends hours a day on football sites like you do. R-E-L-A-X

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 05:54 pm

A snipe like you, sticking up for sniping others, via one of your entirely on-brand meaningless snipes..?

Shocker.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 15, 2022 at 07:21 pm

"He’s super tight in coverage, has all the tools, and is a phenomenal tackler."

His 3-cone was the exact same time as Rashan Gary's and Gary's was slow for an Edge guy(and Nixon's was a pro day time). So much for tight coverage. Plus he has short arms or don't those matter anymore?

I like good BS as much as the next guy but in this day and age when PFF and PFR have grades and stats you can find inside a minute it's not very productive.

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greengold's picture

May 16, 2022 at 04:11 am

I know what his 3-Cone was just fine and chose not to list it because it sucked. I don’t note metrics to pass along if they aren’t a positive attribute. That’s why I said to watch his film.

Metrics are great, but no one wins anything on a flat track in their underwear. ALWAYS watch the film.

WTF, LLCHESTY?

LONG ARMS? WHERE have I EVER said that was of great significance in a CB?

Arm length is more important for leverage positionally. OT, LB, EDGE, S/HYBRID.

I’ve had well enough of your stupid personal attacks. Piss off.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 16, 2022 at 08:58 am

Not a personal attack, I just find it amusing you preached long arms everyday for two weeks and then they draft a DT with short arms and he's the greatest thing since sliced bread. Pretty sure you wanted Jones over Wyatt because of that.

Rhyan has short arms too. Arm length does matter for CBs, last year there was a guy that slid 2 or 3 rounds because he had 29" arms.

You do you, I just prefer to be a bit more realistic about the roster. Like Kylin Hill, BDU can tell you I was happy as hell when they drafted him but I'd wait until he was a lead back for a couple years before calling him a workhorse.

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greengold's picture

May 16, 2022 at 09:47 am

WEAK.

Show me one instance where I wanted Jones over Wyatt. You can’t, so, don’t put words in my mouth.

I wanted Devante Wyatt all along. Receipts.

How about YOU JUST STICK TO DOING YOU?

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 16, 2022 at 04:05 pm

So you didn't believe yourself when you were spouting all that longer arms are better stuff? I seem to recall you picking Jones quite a bit in your mock drafts the last week or so before the draft. No biggie, I thought they'd be more interested in Jones too, for different reasons.

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Return_To_Sanity's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:11 pm

To be fair, most teams dont even have really good top 3 cornerbacks let alone 4 or 5. Those guys just dont grow on trees. Keep your eyes on Shemar Jean Charkes this year tho. Kids a football player. Reminds me of Micah Hyde. Not the biggest or fastest, but hes a tough and smart player. He's going to play a lot this year. Another player i really like is Innes Gaines. He hits like a Mack truck. Hoping he stays healthy to he can hit his stride.

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BAMABADGER's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:29 am

You build a defense from the inside out. This draft of two interior, huge, fast defense players should result in the best Packer draft in decades. Why did it take so long????

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:50 am

Plus, we really gotta hand it to BG’s scouting depts, both college & Pro. These past two drafts, along with the signings of Campbell, Douglas and Reed are a testament to that.

When you look at all of Gutekunst’s drafts, he’s had his share of duds, especially his first two. It can take you aback realizing how many picks he bombed out on. Thankfully, he seems to have progressed since.

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Return_To_Sanity's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:06 pm

He's also hit a bunch of home runs. Nobody hits on them all. Alexander, Gary, Savage, Jenkins, Dillon, Stokes, MVS, and Runyan have all been great picks. Love, Myers, Deguara, and Rodgers can all become great picks too. And thats not even counting this year's draft which could be his best work yet. And thats really saying something considering he drafted Gary, Savage, and Jenkins with consecutive picks.

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packer132's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:37 am

This defense has a chance to put together a very good season. The key was not re-signing Adams, as he wanted to play for the Raiders. That $20 million savings allowed GB to re-sign Campbell, Douglas, and get Reed plus an extra 1st and 2nd pick. Two potential starters from the top team in the country. Hard to predict what the Packers defense would look like without those players, and $30 m for Adams would have left them cash poor. Adams will be missed but I love what plan B is looking like.

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BuckyBadger's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:48 am

Packers have a long history. Can Walker get in game before we say this is the best ever?

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greengold's picture

May 15, 2022 at 11:52 am

Everybody knows this, Bucky. Doesn’t mean fans can’t be excited about the players they are adding.

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Return_To_Sanity's picture

May 15, 2022 at 10:00 pm

Considering the DC Joe Barry is a linebacker guru, its ok to get excited about these guys. Look what Barry did for Devondre Campbell. Quay Walker is a far better prospect than Campbell ever was.

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stockholder's picture

May 15, 2022 at 12:48 pm

I like the fact you praise Campbell. But the hype doesn't fit the headline yet. Bringing back the dark years, reminds me when there was a great trio. HENDRICKS, CARTER, and CARR.
And the team got screwed up. - When guys got traded.= ( Hadl, ?? ) === 20 years later=== Then in 1996; Wayne Simmons, George koonce and Brian Williams. The pack was Back. Yet Simmons and a great front, got dumped. And after Brady Popping, Nick Barnett and Aj Hawk. = Turned into= Clay Mathews, Aj Hawk, Desmond Bishop, and Frank Zombo. The defense Later struggled. For one reason or not.
It was easy to blame the DCs. But the truth has always been. Wrong moves set the whole team back. And if you don’t win in the trench. You’ll dump the wrong personal.
Bringing back the dark years should tell us all one thing. No matter how good the LBs are. Pay the guys up front.
And Thank God for Aaron Rodgers. Because when he goes. The Dark years, and "A" Dan Devine, may Resurface.

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PhantomII's picture

May 15, 2022 at 01:57 pm

When AR retires we need a solid QB who plays within the system who can hit the WR in stride, throw the ball to the open WR and simply MOVE THE DAMN CHAINS. TB12 has Won more rings than anyone doing just that. A little humility " DOES GO A LONG WAY ".

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Return_To_Sanity's picture

May 15, 2022 at 09:58 pm

Ah yes theres the fear porn ive come to expect from you SH. True to form as always.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 15, 2022 at 01:05 pm

Not even Mad Dog Douglass and George Cumby?

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Johnblood27's picture

May 16, 2022 at 06:01 am

I'll see your mad dog and cumby and raise you one Rich Wingo!

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Qoojo's picture

May 15, 2022 at 03:56 pm

I never get too excited about any draft picks. I like their draft based on what I read. DL seems very difficult for a rookie to stand out. They usually need to add strength and learn the game. At best, hope for competent and improvement of depth. As for the rest, gotta see them with the pads on, then don't get too down on them if they don't appear to be all-pro in first scrimmage or make mistakes.

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LLCHESTY's picture

May 15, 2022 at 07:28 pm

Wyatt is 24 and spent four years at Georgia after a year of Junior college. He can always get stronger but should be about as strong as you can expect from a rookie. The super programs have weight rooms and lifting programs as close as you can get to NFL teams.

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mnbadger's picture

May 15, 2022 at 07:32 pm

I find myself agreeing with all posts, if that's possible? One point I want reemphasize is that QWalker hasn't played an NFL down and DCampbell has been a GBP for one year. I'm looking forward to the havoc they may wreak together, but will not call them the best pair of ILB in team history just yet. GPG

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Return_To_Sanity's picture

May 15, 2022 at 09:54 pm

Fans finally got what they've been demanding for years and yet many of them are still upset. What a joke.

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greengold's picture

May 16, 2022 at 04:18 am

It can be stunning.

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Johnblood27's picture

May 16, 2022 at 06:02 am

Stone Cold stunning... because I said so!

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Cartwright's picture

May 19, 2022 at 05:58 am

Rather than receivers this may be what Rodgers needed all along, a defense that can defend a lead. Between the cornerbacks just signed and scooped up and these new additions Gutes may have finally achieved that. GPG

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