Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Modern Lombardi Power Sweep and Outside Zone Run

Photo credit: @Packers Twitter feed. The Green Bay Packers won their second preseason contest of the 2014 season, this time defeating the St. Louis Rams 21-7. In both games up this point, the first team offense has continued to impress. While much of the attention in the victory over the Rams will be breaking down […]

A Closer Look at the Packers trade of Jerel Worthy: Was it Financial?

Photo credit: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today.  On August 13, the NFL formally approved the trade the sent Packers defensive end Jerel Worthy to the New England Patriots for a conditional 7th-round draft pick pending him passing a physical. At first glance, it seems like a simple trade that sent a player who had no chance of […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Anatomy of a Play Action Pass

Photo credit: Mark Zaleski/AP In the Green Bay Packers’ first preseason game against the Tennessee Titans, the running game showed promise, but so did quarterback Scott Tolzien. Tolzien showed, at times, the ability to make good decisions and drive the ball down field. Based on his play, I decided to have another film session and […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Anatomy of a Touchdown

The Green Bay Packers recently played the Tennessee Titans in their first preseason game. While the weather was ugly, and so were some of the plays, there were a few bright spots. One such bright spot was the opening drive when most of the starting players were on the field. Matt Flynn quarterbacked a scoring […]

Seven Reasons the Packers Will Lead the NFL in Quarterback Sacks in 2014

Ever since the 2010 Super Bowl run, the Green Bay Packers’ defense has been very suspect. Whether it was a rash of injuries, lack of depth, too complex of a scheme, or a sieve secondary, the defense didn’t strike fear into many. However, the 2014 season will be different. In fact, I am making the […]