Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Meet Letroy Guion

Photo credit: Mike Roemer/AP The Green Bay Packers defense appears to be improving as the season progresses, and that was evident when they held the high-powered Philadelphia Eagles in check last Sunday. A lot of the credit has been given to Clay Matthews after he moved from outside linebacker to inside linebacker. While that is […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Clay Matthews Moves Inside

Last Sunday when the Green Bay Packers demolished the Chicago Bears 55-14, defensive coordinator Dom Capers unleashed a new wrinkle. It involved moving outside linebacker Clay Matthews to inside linebacker for much of the game. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, Matthews played a total of 53 snaps, with 38 of those coming at middle linebacker (72%). […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Burn the Film Edition

Photo credit: Matthew Hinton You could say that bye week came at the right time for the Green Bay Packers. They are currently dealing with injuries, and after a blowout loss to the Saints in New Orleans, the team needs to scatter for the bye week. They need to rest and get healthy. Also, they […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: The NASCAR Defense

Photo credit: Terry Renna/AP When the Green Bay Packers defeated the Carolina Panthers 38-17 last Sunday, the crafty defensive coordinator Dom Capers rolled out a new defensive personnel package he called “NASCAR.” Admittedly, I wasn’t the first to break this story. Credit goes to Rob Demovsky and later Jayme Snowden. However, when I first saw it […]

Packers Xs and Os Film Session: Game-Winning Touchdown

Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers completed a remarkable fourth quarter comeback to beat the Miami Dolphins 27-24 with only 3 seconds remaining on the clock. The final drive was certainly high drama, including crucial 3rd and 4th down conversions, TJ Lang’s game-saving fumble recovery, a fake spike clock play, […]