I’m going to depart a bit from the usual Key Matchups format because the Tennessee Titans are an unfamiliar opponent of the Green Bay Packers and also due to the injuries on both sides. We will return to our regularly scheduled “Key Matchups” next week when the Packers visit the Minnesota Vikings to round out […]
With just two games left in the 2012 regular season, there is a full slate in the NFC North this week. Each game carries its own significance as far as the playoff race is concerned as at least one team in each matchup is fighting for better playoff seeding and some are fighting to just […]
In a recent article on NBC, Football Outsiders senior writer Mike Tanier wrote a piece on how the lockout might have a detrimental affect NFL offenses. The reasoning is pretty simple, with less time to prepare and train players due to the lockout, playbooks and offensive philosophies that are considered “tricky” are going to be harder to execute than “simple” offenses and therefore put “tricky” offenses at a disadvantage.
Every time you turn on an NFL pregame show, there is an analyst yelling through your television screen about the importance of running the football. The rhetoric includes phrases like, “You can’t win without a running game!” Or “When the weather turns bad, you have to run the football!” The Packers running game has been […]