The Burning Debate: Was the Green Bay Packers Season a Success or Failure?

The loud dull thud you heard was the sound of the Green Bay Packers promising season coming to an abrupt and disappointing end. When the Green Bay Packers Players left the locker room this week many of them were still in shock that their season was over and they were headed home. To a man […]

Two Green Bay Packers Named to PFWA ALL-NFL Team

The Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA) announced their ALL-NFL, All-NFC and All-AFC awards today. The Green Bay Packers offense was well represented, as named to the ALL-NFL team were QB Aaron Rodgers and Guard Josh Sitton. The ALL-NFC team naturally┬áincluded Rodgers and Sitton, while also adding WR Jordy Nelson. No Packers defensive players were […]

Offensive Linemen Musical Chairs, 2014 Edition: who stays, who goes?

Outside of special teams, nothing is more confusing, more obfuscated or more esoteric than offensive line play; We all know that Joe Thomas is supposed to be one of the best offensive linemen in the NFL right now, but do you or I really know that? ┬áI’ve never watched a game specifically focused on Thomas […]

Xs and Os: Introduction to the Packers Running Game

We’ve heard a lot about the Packers’ run blocking schemes for several years. With the emergence of running back Eddie Lacy, we began to become even more obsessed with them. The oft-maligned zone blocking scheme (ZBS) suddenly became everyone’s favorite while Lacy was running his way to Offensive Rookie of the Year. However, the Packers […]

Don Barclay 2013 Green Bay Packers Evaluation and Report Card

  1) Introduction: The Packers started the 2012 season with only seven offensive linemen on the roster, showing a tremendous amount of faith in unheralded Evan Dietrich-Smith and Don Barclay. As we now know, both of those players became starters a year later; one could say out of necessity, but with little doubt they earned […]