Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Burned by the Zone Read (Again)

Photo credit: Joe Nicholson/USA Today After finishing the preseason with high expectations, the Green Bay Packers were soundly beaten by the Seattle Seahawks. Some things went right, but so many things went wrong. The following play I’ll break down shows one such scenario where things went terribly wrong. In the GIF below, the Seahawks scored […]

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 […]

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 […]