Brad Jones 2013 Green Bay Packers Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction: After Aaron Kampman left the Packers following the 2009 season, it was thought that seventh round draft pick Brad Jones could be a suitable replacement.   Jones had four sacks his rookie season in relief of an injured Kampman and that showed the Packers enough that maybe he could be a decent linebacker. […]

Packers Linebacker Up For Major NFL Award

Green Bay Packers linebacker Brad Jones has been nominated for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.  The award’s winner will be announced this coming Super Bowl weekend. Among Jones’ charitable efforts are: Brown County Human Services Department Pals Program Families of Children with Cancer  Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley  Sister Bay Lions Club  WPS […]

All eyes on Packers’ linebackers against Kaepernick, 49ers

A year ago, San Francisco’s Colin Kaepernick set a single-game NFL record for a quarterback by rushing for 181 yards against the Green Bay Packers in the divisional round of the playoffs. Kaepernick totaled 444 yards of total offense and four touchdowns, as the Packers were perplexed by the 49ers’ offense throughout the game, allowing […]

Game Balls and Lame Calls: Giants 27, Packers 13

For the first time in three weeks, the Green Bay Packers’ starting quarterback (Scott Tolzien) played beyond the game’s first series. So, there’s that. In his first career start, Tolzien was able to move the Packers offense down the field on his way to three scoring drives. But much like Tolzien’s first outing with the […]

Previewing the 2013 Packers with Rivers McCown from Football Outsiders

The 2013 Football Outsiders Almanac is out now and I would advise Packers fans to pick up a copy. I’ve always enjoyed how the almanac blends modern analytics and metrics with traditional scouting and the unique perspectives of a talented writing staff. Rivers McCown wrote this year’s chapter on the Packers. I don’t want to […]