Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Attacking the Cover 2 from 1 x 3

Photo credit: @Packers Twitter account On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers won a thrilling Divisional Playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 26-21. The Packers had a very balanced game plan of run and pass designed to attack the Cowboys defense. Rod Marinelli, the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator, is of the Tony Dungy […]

Xs and Os: The Double-High Safety Defense (Cover 2)

Now that the Green Bay Packers presumably have two capable safeties roaming the back end of the defense in Morgan Burnett and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, defensive coordinator Dom Capers will probably be playing more cover 2, which is a staple at all levels of organized football. The cover 2 is a necessity in modern football […]

Jermichael Finley Needs to Kick Down the Door Against the Chicago Bears on Sunday

Through the season’s first two games, Jermichael Finley has been knocking on the door. But in the words of Bum Phillips,┬áhe has yet to kick the son of a bitch in. That needs to change on Sunday against the Bears. I had an 800-word post drafted on how the Packers offense should attack the Bears […]