What Packers’ Roster Moves Mean

The Green Bay Packers placed center Corey Linsley on injured reserve on Saturday, meaning the standout man in the middle of the offensive line will miss at least the next three games. It’s been a rough second half of the season for Linsley. He missed most of the Week 11 game at Indianapolis with an […]

What everyone is getting wrong about Nick Foles’ comments about his coach Matt Nagy

Near the end of whatever we’re calling the display of offensive football the Bears produced Monday night in a 24-10 loss to the Rams, ESPN commentator Brian Griese attempted to pull back the curtain a bit on Chicago’s offensive struggles in the passing game, causing a bit of a stir on NFL Twitter. Griese says […]

The Lions play more man coverage than anybody else. Why are they so bad at it?

Last season, the two teams that played the most man coverage were the Detroit Lions and the New England Patriots. Each team put man concepts on the field on 54% of their defensive snaps, per Sports Info Solutions. Not a surprise in that Lions head coach Matt Patricia used to be Bill Belichick’s defensive coordinator, […]

Here’s How Kirksey Could Change Defense

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Last season, Mike Pettine’s Green Bay Packers defense lined up with six-plus defensive backs on a league-high 52 percent of the snaps, according to Sports Info Solutions. With that, there are two questions worth considering with the 2020 season barely three weeks away. One, is that simply the way Pettine prefers […]

Clark Signs Big Contract Extension

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Just before the first practice of training camp on Saturday, the Green Bay Packers signed defensive tackle Kenny Clark to a lucrative contract extension. Clark was asleep on Friday night when his agent reached out to tell him about the deal. “Man, let’s do it,” Clark said in recalling that conversation […]

Coachspeak: White on Boston College’s Dillon

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A few numbers about A.J. Dillon stick out like the sore thumb (and sore abdominals and sore shoulders and, well, sore everything) he inflicted on opponents during three hard-charging seasons at Boston College. From 2017 through 2019, he topped 1,100-plus rushing yards in each season. In 2019, he recorded career highs […]

What the data tells us about Troy Dye, the Vikings’ latest Day Three linebacker

The Vikings have drafted at least one linebacker on Day Three of the draft every year since 2009, accumulating 15 last-day picks at the position in those 12 years. Primarily, these players serve special teams roles, but often contribute from scrimmage, with Jasper Brinkley, Gerald Hodges, Audie Cole and Ben Gedeon all earning significant playing […]

Green Bay Packers: AJ Dillon will Push for RB2 Snaps Right Away

One of a few surprises in this year’s NFL Draft for Green Bay Packers’ fans was when General Manager Brian Gutekunst decided to select running back A.J. Dillon early on with the 62nd pick. With Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams both in the final year of their rookie contracts, drafting a running back should have absolutely been […]

SIS R&D Associate John Shirley Radio Interview on 105.7 The Fan

Click here to listen to the whole interview on the Green Bay Packers 2020 NFL Draft class.

The Best Players in the NFL Draft

The 2020 NFL Draft is almost here. The Green Bay Packers own the 30th pick of the first round, which will be held on Thursday, April 23. They own No. 62 of the second round and No. 94 of the third round, which will be held on Friday, April 24. And they possess No. 136 […]

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