Xs and Os: Packers Running Game from Substitution Packages

The key to the Green Bay Packers’ offensive success is having the ability to run or pass out of any personnel grouping and formation, especially with multiple wide receivers on the field. This means, in order to achieve offensive balance, the Packers must be able to run out of passing formations with substitution packages. A […]

Xs and Os: Introduction to the Packers Running Game

We’ve heard a lot about the Packers’ run blocking schemes for several years. With the emergence of running back Eddie Lacy, we began to become even more obsessed with them. The oft-maligned zone blocking scheme (ZBS) suddenly became everyone’s favorite while Lacy was running his way to Offensive Rookie of the Year. However, the Packers […]

Packers Periscope: Week 11 vs. New York Giants

The Past: The two teams that always seem to cause the Packers trouble in the past couple years are the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants. ¬†Packers fans obviously remember Brett Favre’s last pass as a Packer going to a Corey Webster in the NFC Championship game in 2008; Packers fans will also […]

Packers vs. Bengals: Keys to the Game

  The Green Bay Packers will hit the road again after a compelling win at home last week against the Washington Redskins.¬† Week three has the Packers in Cincinnati to face the Bengals. The NFC/AFC matchups are always intriguing because the opponents are not familiar with each other.¬† It has also produced some of the […]

Packers Beer Mug Perspective: Should Barclay stay at RT?

When T.J. Lang went down with an injury, the Packers’ offensive line depth was tested. Right tackle Bryan Bulaga was already on the injured reserve with a hip injury, forcing the Packers to turn to undrafted rookie Don Barclay to fill Lang’s shoes. Nicole Richie thinks the Packers are thin on the offensive line. But […]