2014 Position Group Analysis – Running Backs

Packers Running Backs:  The team invested a second round pick two years ago and it paid off with Offensive Rookie of the Year honors for former Crimson Tide player Eddie Lacy. Lacy followed up his successful rookie campaign with a very good year in 2014. His rushing stats were almost identical to 2013 but his […]

James Starks 2014 Report Card – Packers Players Grades

1) Introduction:  James Starks was signed to a short term contract for 2014 – 2015 on a prove-it contract for a player who has not had the impact the team had hoped since his breakout 2010 Super Bowl contribution.  A punishing runner with good vision, Starks is a fierce competitor and good team mate, but […]

Burke Blotter: Packers’ Mike McCarthy Shuts Up Critics

Sixty minutes. Sometimes that’s all you need to silence some of your critics. Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy did that last Sunday after the Packers defeated the New England Patriots 26-21 at Lambeau Field. It was as big of a game as you can get during the regular season with Aaron Rodgers facing […]

Packers 24, Vikings 21: Game Balls and Lame Calls

The Green Bay Packers failed to score 50 points for the third consecutive game on Sunday. Fire everybody! Just kidding. Anyways, the Packers’ starters actually had to play meaningful football into the fourth quarter as the Packers hung on to beat the Minnesota Vikings 24-21.  Green Bay now has sole possession of first place in […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Anatomy of a Touchdown

The Green Bay Packers recently played the Tennessee Titans in their first preseason game. While the weather was ugly, and so were some of the plays, there were a few bright spots. One such bright spot was the opening drive when most of the starting players were on the field. Matt Flynn quarterbacked a scoring […]