Seen on Film – Five Things from Packers Patriots

I had the opportunity to watch the full All-22 coaches film of last Sunday’s Green Bay Packers win over the New England Patriots. I always enjoy looking for those not-so-obvious things that happen during a game. Here are five:   McCarthy’s game plan: Much has been written and discussed about the quality of Mike McCarthy’s game […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Burn the Film Edition

Photo credit: Matthew Hinton You could say that bye week came at the right time for the Green Bay Packers. They are currently dealing with injuries, and after a blowout loss to the Saints in New Orleans, the team needs to scatter for the bye week. They need to rest and get healthy. Also, they […]

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 […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Game-Winning Touchdown

Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers completed a remarkable fourth quarter comeback to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24 with only 3 seconds remaining on the clock. The final drive was certainly high drama, including crucial 3rd and 4th down conversions, TJ Lang’s game-saving fumble recovery, a fake spike clock play, […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Corey Linsley May Not Relinquish Job

Photo credit: John Konstantaras/Getty Images The center position for the Green Bay Packers has been a case of musical chairs over the last four years. You could even joke around and say it was like the drummers for Spinal Tap. In other words, they haven’t had much continuity there since the Super Bowl run during the […]