Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Meet Letroy Guion

Photo credit: Mike Roemer/AP The Green Bay Packers defense appears to be improving as the season progresses, and that was evident when they held the high-powered Philadelphia Eagles in check last Sunday. A lot of the credit has been given to Clay Matthews after he moved from outside linebacker to inside linebacker. While that is […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Clay Matthews Moves Inside

Last Sunday when the Green Bay Packers demolished the Chicago Bears 55-14, defensive coordinator Dom Capers unleashed a new wrinkle. It involved moving outside linebacker Clay Matthews to inside linebacker for much of the game. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, Matthews played a total of 53 snaps, with 38 of those coming at middle linebacker (72%). […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: The NASCAR Defense

Photo credit: Terry Renna/AP When the Green Bay Packers defeated the Carolina Panthers 38-17 last Sunday, the crafty defensive coordinator Dom Capers rolled out a new defensive personnel package he called “NASCAR.” Admittedly, I wasn’t the first to break this story. Credit goes to Rob Demovsky and later Jayme Snowden. However, when I first saw it […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Game-Winning Touchdown

Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers completed a remarkable fourth quarter comeback to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24 with only 3 seconds remaining on the clock. The final drive was certainly high drama, including crucial 3rd and 4th down conversions, TJ Lang’s game-saving fumble recovery, a fake spike clock play, […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Corey Linsley May Not Relinquish Job

Photo credit: John Konstantaras/Getty Images The center position for the Green Bay Packers has been a case of musical chairs over the last four years. You could even joke around and say it was like the drummers for Spinal Tap. In other words, they haven’t had much continuity there since the Super Bowl run during the […]