The Burke Blotter: Is the Packers’ Defense For Real?

Sunday marks the halfway point of the Green Bay Packers’ 2014 season, but for defensive coordinator Dom Capers it actually is much more than that. After a sluggish start to the season, Capers’ defense has come to life and is finally again performing near the level it was in 2010 when the Packers won Super […]

Lions 19, Packers 7: Game Balls and Lame Calls

Cue the Twilight Zone theme. Imagine if you will, a game where Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers received a lot of praise from Packers fans while beloved quarterback Aaron Rodgers and head coach Mike McCarthy are facing loads of criticism. This isn’t some bizarre alternate dimension. This is reality. The Packers were defeated […]

Mike Daniels, not Clay Matthews, Will Lead Packers’ Defense

Green Bay Packers fans have been screaming for what seems like forever about how the team needs a new attitude on defense. They’re understandably frustrated with seeing Green Bay’s defense get shredded year after year. Some have called (loudly) for the firing of defensive coordinator Dom Capers but head coach Mike McCarthy apparently saw things […]

Mike Daniels, Casey Hayward Can Save the Packers’ 2012 draft

With defensive end Jerel Worthy now officially a member of the New England Patriots, the Green Bay Packers have given up on yet another member of its draft class of 2012. Since the completion of the Worthy trade, much discussion has broken out about whether or not that draft class is one of if not […]

The old B.J. Raji has shown up early in Packers training camp

Early reports out of Packers training camp indicate that the old B.J. Raji is peeking out of whatever hole he’s been hibernating in since early last season. It sounds like Raji is giving J.C. Tretter — the Packers newly minted starting center — a rude awakening to the NFL. That’s concerning for the offense, but […]