Does Julio Jones’ Huge Game Against the Packers Mean Anything Going Forward?

Against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football the Green Bay Packers’ defense gave up the 18th most receiving yards to a single player in a single game in NFL history to Julio Jones (259). This isn’t the first time a player has torched the Packers under Dom Capers. The game being broadcasted to a […]

Packing The Stats: What Makes a Returner?

With the selection of Jared Abbrederis by the Packers in the 5th round, fans all over Wisconsin gushed that one of their own was finally picked by the Packers.  Fans were quick to heap praise on Abbreferis’ try hard attitude, underdog story and “little engine that could” mentality.  Others however questioned the logic, Abbrederis was […]

Packing the Stats: How the Packers Invest

One thing that many fans have noticed over the years is that Ted Thompson does not like to draft interior offensive linemen, instead preferring to draft tackles and converting them into the interior once they reach the NFL.  This concept seems to indicate that in the NFL there is a premium placed on some positions […]

Packing The Stats: The Importance of Pre-Draft Visits

So it’s not exactly a busy week in the world of the NFL (try as they might to might to make it a year long sport), and there isn’t really anything going on until the draft; the Combine and Pro Days are essentially over, free agency has definitely hit that point where teams are now […]

Packing the Stats: Who can the Packers find at pick 21?

In 2012, Greg Gabriel postulated an interesting hypothesis that teams use historical draft data to predict how many players at a certain position will get drafted.  I did this analysis in 2012 based on the draft board and draft selection of the Packers back then and thought it was a pretty interesting exercise.  Basically, a […]