Archive for: Playbook

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Vikings’ Defensive Tendencies

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Vikings’ Defensive Tendencies

Hey Packers fans, it’s about that time again. We get to play our hated rivals from the other side of the Mississippi River. Yep, that’s right, the MinneSODA Vikings. Good news for you guys, unlike last week, when I didn’t have... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Browns’ Defense

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Browns’ Defense

This week, the Packers are playing the Browns. It’s also the setting for the legendary Throwback Weekend festivities. I’ve been doing a little traveling of my own, but not for Throwback Weekend. So, unfortunately, my ability and... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Brief Note on the Ace Personnel

From the Far Hash: Brief Note on the Ace Personnel

With the rash of injuries to the Packers’ receiving corps, I expect them to deploy the “12″ personnel, which is also known as the “ace” personnel. The Packers hope to get James Jones back this week, but even if... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Ravens on Offense and Defense

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Ravens on Offense and Defense

Hey Packers fans, have I ever got a treat for you. To accompany my weekly defensive breakdowns, I somehow conned Richard Chang (from Out of the Pocket and the Dick Chang’s Fantasy Football League #DCGB) to breakdown the offense. This week,... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Lions Defensive Tendencies

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Lions Defensive Tendencies

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you could easily make the case that the Detroit Lions have been one hot mess for at least 20 years. They have had serious management and coaching issues. Well, when it comes to the Lions’ defense, you... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Wisconsin Badgers Edition

From the Far Hash: Wisconsin Badgers Edition

This week, the Packers are on bye and the Wisconsin Badgers have a very exciting match up in Columbus, Ohio, against The Ohio State Buckeyes. So, I decided to break down some new wrinkles that new Wisconsin offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Bengals Defensive Tendencies

From the Far Hash: Breaking Down the Bengals Defensive Tendencies

Ever since NBC got Sunday Night Football and the premiere prime time package, I haven’t watched too many Monday Night games. They tend be of lower competition lately. However, last night I sat through the snooze-fest that matched up Pittsburgh... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Know Your Defensive Coverage Shells

From the Far Hash: Know Your Defensive Coverage Shells

I decided to put together a brief tutorial of basic coverage shells that defenses use (especially for Colleen because she asked). Essentially, the defense divides the field into halves. There’s the underneath half, which is nearest to... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: Attacking the Redskins Blitz Packages

From the Far Hash: Attacking the Redskins Blitz Packages

Tomorrow, the Packers face the Washington Redskins. Jim Haslett is their defensive coordinator, and he’s a quite good one. The Packers will have to bring their A-game to overcome his attack-style defense. Haslett runs a base 3-4 defense... read more »

 

From the Far Hash: the Defense We *Want* to See Played Against the Packers

From the Far Hash: the Defense We *Want* to See Played Against the Packers

It’s been awhile since I wrote a playbook article, so I got the itch to compose one today. You’ll also notice that I have gone legit and actually drew my formations and plays with an honest to goodness computer. I decided that... read more »