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 […]

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 […]

Packers Xs and Os: What We Might See From McCarthy’s Up-Tempo Offense (Part 2)

Last week, we started to discuss some offensive concepts we might see rolled out this year if Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is true to his word about going up-tempo with three-down personnel. This week, we’ll look at some basic passing route combinations I expect to see the Packers to use in an […]

Packers Xs and Os: What We Might See From McCarthy’s Up-Tempo Offense (Part 1)

This off season, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy mentioned two philosophical adjustments he would like to see his offense implement this year: 1) run a faster up-tempo game plan with 75 plays per game, and 2) have three-down players on the field to limit the number of substitutions, which will speed up the game […]