Continuing with our series of defensive coverage shells, this week we’ll take a closer look at the three-deep zone defense, which is more commonly known as the cover 3. Previously, we looked at the cover 1 and cover 2 defenses. Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers predominantly prefers the single-high safety look, but he […]
Xs and Os: The Single-High Safety Defense (Cover 1)
In the 2014 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers will most likely target a free safety to help out strong safety Morgan Burnett. Selecting a starting-caliber free safety is paramount because defensive coordinator Dom Capers relies heavily on a safety to play single-high coverage (cover 1) in many of his defensive alignments. No one will […]
Could This Loss to the Colts be a Turning Point for the Packers?
In most any situation in life, be it a movie, fight, game, etc., there is a turning point. At five games into this season and with two tough road games coming up, the Green Bay Packers face just that. Some may say it’s too early to see it that way, but this sport is about momentum and […]