Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Battle of the Backup Quarterbacks

Photo credit: Mike Roemer/Associated Press The Green Bay Packers finished their preseason campaign with a 34-14 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. The fourth preseason game is not only meaningless in the win/loss column, it also does not feature any starters seeing any significant playing time. It’s simply a game that gives the coaching staff […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Trust in Richard Rodgers

Photo credit: Benny Sieu/USA Today When the Green Bay Packers drafted tight end Richard Rodgers in the third round of this year’s draft, they announced to the league that they were moving on from the Jermichael Finley era. Since the opening of training camp, it seems like the Packers have given every opportunity for Rodgers […]

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 […]