2015 Packers Position Group Analysis – Outside Linebackers

Overview: When I look at this group of players, it’s quite shocking to see that it comprises three first round draft picks and one second round pick. While the Packers’ outside linebackers are no slouches, you’d expect a little more punch from those levels of draft picks. That said, it’s hard to get too down […]

Clay Matthews 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: We know Clay Matthews all too well by this point in his career. He’s a great, though just short of elite, outside linebacker who averages about 10 sacks per season and has a constant motor for the quarterback. We also expect him to deal with a couple muscle pulls or minor injuries each […]

Surviving Sunday: Packers News, Notes and Links for the Football Deprived

Congratulations to former Green Bay Packers general manager Ron Wolf on his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Wolf (with a lot of help from team president Bob Harlan and a quarterback who goes by the name of Brett Favre) took the Packers from a floundering franchise to one of the most respected […]

Packers 22, Seahawks 28: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Game Balls K Mason Crosby Seriously? Five field goals including two 48 yarders, the last to send the game into overtime? One of the best playoff performances by a kicker EVER. LB Clay Matthews It was a very different defense when Matthews missed some series late, apparently with some type of knee injury. Suddenly Wilson had some […]

Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers justified his contract on Sunday

Many people were wondering why Ted Thompson opened up the checkbook and signed Julius Peppers last March. The 34-year-old justified the three-year $26-million contract with a special game in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. He hasn’t tasted playoff football since 2010, so he had every right to be excited and you could say he was pretty […]