2015 Packers Position Group Analysis – Safety

Overview: The safety position improved exponentially in 2014 after the Packers used their first-round draft pick on Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.  This was never more apparent than in the 2014 NFC championship game when Clinton-Dix and Morgan Burnett combined for three interceptions.  Burnett’s improvement in 2014 can be traced back to the more sturdy presence of Clinton-Dix […]

Packers Corey Linsley, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Named to PFWA ALL-Rookie Team

The Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) announced their ALL-NFL Rookie awards today. The Green Bay Packers rookies named were Center Corey Linsley, their 5th round pick and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, their first round pick.   2014 PFWA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: WR Odell Beckham Jr., New York Giants 2014 PFWA OFFENSIVE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: […]

Grading the Packers Rookies: Preseason Week 4

Game 4 is often called the Super Bowl for those players looking to make one last impression before the 53-man cutdown; often times game 4 is the one time that some players get to play in a game and for other it might be the last time they see a NFL football field. Round 1, […]

Grading the Packers Rookies: Preseason Week 3

With game 3 out of the way, a lot of serious grading and analysis can start; while teams likely play a lot of vanilla offense and defense in the 1st two preseason games, game 3 is traditionally a warm-up for the starters and as such a full game plan will be on display.  On the […]

Grading the Packers Rookies: Preseason Week 2

While it’s a pretty pointless endeavor to grade picks right after the draft, it does start to make some sense to start grading players when they’ve actually stepped on an NFL football field against NFL level talent across from them.  For the next four weeks, I will be grading each player selected in the 2014 […]