Packers – Rams Video Second Look: Offensive Line

There were a few things I noticed while watching the first string offensive line as they were blocking for the rather impressive Eddie Lacy. I mentioned a few in my “First Impressions” post, where I give my initial observations without rewinding. It’s a little game I like to play, a way of testing if my […]

Packers Testing Barclay’s Versatility at Backup Center

Remember back when you were a kid playing football with your buddies during recess or in the back yard? The quarterback would draw up a play in the dirt, you’d break the huddle, and everyone would jog up to the line. Whoever ended up closest to the ball was usually the guy who had to […]

Packers OL Andrew Datko: Training Camp Dark Horse or Off the Team?

We don’t know much about Packers offensive lineman Andrew Datko because he was stashed away on the practice squad all of last season. What we did know about him after the Packers drafted him in the seventh round in 2012 we’ve probably already forgotten because, well, he was on the practice squad all of last […]

Fact Czech: Packers Tackle Marshall Newhouse will Never be any Good

Marshall Newhouse should be benched whenever the Packers play the New York Giants. He shouldn’t even be active. In three games against the Giants since 2011 — including a playoff loss — Aaron Rodgers has been sacked 11 times and the Packers have managed only 230 total rushing yards when you subtract Rodgers’ scrambles. Obviously, […]

The Battle to be the Packers’ 6th Man on the Offensive Line

There has been a lot of news worth following on the Packers offensive line this offseason. Another storyline up front that should develop further once training camp heats up is who will “win” the sixth-man slot on the offensive line. I put “win” in┬áparentheses┬ábecause, technically, if you’re the sixth man on the line, it means […]