Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Grounding Out the Clock

Photo credit: @Packers Twitter account On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers went into hostile Minnesota territory and beat the Vikings 24-21 in a closely contested divisional showdown. While the score was close, the Packers did one impressive thing that in the past wasn’t a sure thing. They were able to ground out the clock to […]

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%). […]

5 Reasons the Packers will beat the Bears (and 1 reason why they might not)

No need for a fancy introduction for this week’s Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears 5 reasons column. All you need is this: If, for some reason, you need additional reasons why the Packers will beat the Bears later tonight, here are five: The hammy Before tweaking his hamstring against the Saints, Aaron Rodgers was […]

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 […]