Packers Defense Stars In Return to Practice

The Green Bay Packers returned to practice on Monday and were moved inside the Don Hutson center.  It was not open to the public but media still attended and judging by the reports from the sidelines, the Packers picked up where they left off after Saturday’s 21-7 win over the St. Louis Rams. Among some […]

Mike Daniels, Casey Hayward Can Save the Packers’ 2012 draft

With defensive end Jerel Worthy now officially a member of the New England Patriots, the Green Bay Packers have given up on yet another member of its draft class of 2012. Since the completion of the Worthy trade, much discussion has broken out about whether or not that draft class is one of if not […]

Seven Reasons the Packers Will Lead the NFL in Quarterback Sacks in 2014

Ever since the 2010 Super Bowl run, the Green Bay Packers’ defense has been very suspect. Whether it was a rash of injuries, lack of depth, too complex of a scheme, or a sieve secondary, the defense didn’t strike fear into many. However, the 2014 season will be different. In fact, I am making the […]

Xs and Os: The Three-Deep Zone Defense (Cover 3)

Continuing with our series of defensive coverage shells, this week we’ll take a closer look at the three-deep zone defense, which is more commonly known as the cover 3. Previously, we looked at the cover 1 and cover 2 defenses. Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers predominantly prefers the single-high safety look, but he […]

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 […]