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 […]

Packers Xs and Os: What We Might See From McCarthy’s Up-Tempo Offense (Part 2)

Last week, we started to discuss some offensive concepts we might see rolled out this year if Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is true to his word about going up-tempo with three-down personnel. This week, we’ll look at some basic passing route combinations I expect to see the Packers to use in an […]

Packers Xs and Os: What We Might See From McCarthy’s Up-Tempo Offense (Part 1)

This off season, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy mentioned two philosophical adjustments he would like to see his offense implement this year: 1) run a faster up-tempo game plan with 75 plays per game, and 2) have three-down players on the field to limit the number of substitutions, which will speed up the game […]

Closer Examination of the Packers Picks on Offense (with video)

I am going to start this with saying the WR position was a bigger need then most seemed to think, with all the focus on defense and that was warranted, the offense also needed work.  The Packers were one injury away from Miles White or Kevin Dorsey being the #3 WR. With the number of […]

Xs and Os: Introduction to West Coast Offense Route Combinations

The Green Bay Packers offense is commonly referred to as a “West Coast Offense.” Likewise, Aaron Rodgers is often called a “West Coast Quarterback.” For this article, I’ll take a look at some of the basic route combinations that exemplify the West Coast Offense, particularly those that you are likely to see on Sundays in […]