Cory's Corner: Green Bay's Defense Will Answer Questions

Don't for a second think that this defense cannot be great. 

The Packers defense will be very good. 

Kenny Clark finally has a running mate in rookie Devonte Wyatt. The Packers have finally valued the inside linebacker position after re-signing De’Vondre Campbell and drafting Quay Walker. The secondary will be one of the best units in the league after locking up shutdown corner Jaire Alexander and bringing back the undervalued Rasul Douglas. 

But can Green Bay’s defense be transformationally good?

The last time the Packers were ranked top five in defensive points and yards was in 2010 — and ironically enough, that team brought home a Lombardi Trophy. 

Now you may scoff and say, “Come on Cory. There’s no way that this defense is going to be that good.” Why not? Granted, two rookies will be asked to play key roles and we all know that rookies usually have a learning curve that shows glaring mistakes. 

But I don’t see the learning curve to be that steep with this crew. There are so many leaders on this side of the ball. Not to mention, both Wyatt and Walker are coming from a University of Georgia team that was one of the best defensive units in college football in the last 10 years. That unit got stops — drives that end in punts, turnovers or turnovers on downs — on 84 percent of all drives. 

And I haven’t even mentioned the guy that will be the best player on defense. I have eaten plenty of crow with the Rashan Gary pick, but this year, I am going to visit the buffet line. Entering his fourth season, he has gotten progressively better each year. This past season, he tallied 56 hurries and 9½ sacks. In 2020, he had 27 and five. This is the year that Gary is ready to explode. 

So go ahead and complain about how Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst addressed the defense. But your complaints will be shortsighted because that unit was already good and now they are within a whisper of being great. And yes, I know that this is an offensive game. The rules are designed for quarterbacks and offenses to stay on the field, rack up first downs and points. But it was the Rams defense that cemented a Super Bowl by intercepting Jimmy Garoppolo with 1:19 left in the NFC Championship and forcing a turnover on downs with 43 seconds left in the Super Bowl. 

Depth is the only thing the Packers don’t have much of on defense. The defensive line appears to be moderately deep with T.J. Slaton and Jarran Reed, but don’t hold your breath at linebacker or in the secondary. 

But when injuries start knocking on your door, depth is a concern for every team. 

Which is why this defensive core is going to be something special. There are plenty of questions, but Green Bay’s defense has so many answers. 
 

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Cory Jennerjohn is a graduate from UW-Oshkosh and has been in sports media for over 15 years. He was a co-host on "Clubhouse Live" and has also done various radio and TV work as well. He has written for newspapers, magazines and websites. He currently is a columnist for CHTV and also does various podcasts. He recently earned his Masters degree from the University of Iowa. He can be found on Twitter: @Coryjennerjohn

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NickPerry's picture

June 21, 2022 at 06:51 am

The last time the Packers were ranked top five in defensive points and yards was in 2010 — and ironically enough, that team brought home a Lombardi Trophy."

"Now you may scoff and say, “Come on Cory. There’s no way that this defense is going to be that good.”

That 2010 Defense had a few things going for it, most notably #21, Charles Woodson. IMO Charles Woodson was one of the greatest football players EVER, regardless of position. He was especially great in his time in GB. My ONLY complaint about Charles Woodson was letting him out the door at the end, especially when on your safeties was MD Jennings...UGH!! That D also had Tramon Williams and Sam Shields and one of my favorite Packers of all time, Nick Collins and CMIII.

BUT...THIS Defense could be and IMO should be better than the 2010 Defense. It starts up front which I commented about yesterday. This Defensive Line from top to bottom is the best I've seen in GB since 1996. The 2010 D-Line wasn't as good IMO and nearly as deep. Clark, Wyatt, Reed, Lowry, and Slayton. I mean can you imagine this D-Lone if Slayton takes a year two leap? (Goose pimples just formed on my arms).

The 2010 unit had Matthews and.... Frank Zombo. They also had Eric Walden who basically disappeared after that week 17 game to get in the playoffs to begin with. I'll take Gary. Smith, and our new shinny 5th round draft pick ALL DAY LONG over that 2010 group of OLB'ers.

The toughest part is picking which secondary is better. Right now, I have to go with 2010. During SB45 the Packers were leading 21-3 until just before the half when Wood got hurt. I'll go to my grave suggesting Pittsburgh wouldn't have even made it a game unless Woodson AND Shields were injured. I mean that was a GREAT secondary. This 2022 secondary can be pretty damn great too. The beautiful thing is they're YOUNG. When it's all said and done they could be even better. But for 2022 IMO they'll be more than good enough.

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murf7777's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:20 am

I tend to agree NP that this defense on paper looks comparable. You forgot to mention the solid DL on the 2010 team with Jenkins, Raji, Pickett and Green. That’s a pretty deep line. Let’s keep in mind Wyatt hasn’t proven anything and Slayton was average in his first year. It will be interesting to see if this DL will be as good.

The 2010 Defense had 4 Pro-bowlers designations and 3 All-Pro players on Defense.(Matthews 1st team while Woodson and Collins received 2nd team)

If the 2022 Defense has 3 All-Pro’s on this team I would predict a SB win. The potential is there, now some of them have to go out a perform at pro bowl and all pro levels.

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:31 am

Murf, the way is set for Alexander, Clark, and Campbell to be ALL-PRO and there are several guys who are at theOro Bowl threshold, especially Douglas.

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Guam's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:22 am

Concur NP. Like you, I am more excited about this D-line than I have been about any Packer D-line in a long, long time. I think Jarran Reed was a huge addition that will pay dividends quickly and give Wyatt and Slaton time to develop without massive pressure on them to perform at a high level immediately. I am also optimistic that Heflin can make a second year jump. The only X-factor for me is can Lowery repeat his performance of last year? If he does, this will be an outstanding group.

Best of all, they will go 5-6 deep and have a rotation that will keep them fresh into the fourth quarter. That has been missing from the Packer defense for far too long.

The ILB's are the only point of concern for me as much will be expected from Quay Walker very quickly and he is just a rookie. I suspect he will have some ups and downs as a starter, but hopefully by the end of the season he is playing at a level similar to what Stokes was at CB late last year. Rookies can be very good by season's end, but the learning curve is usually a bit bumpy.

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PeteK's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:32 am

If Walker plays to his potential , Barnes will be our 3rd ILB with 81 TKLS. That is a very good, no forget that, an excellent rotation IMO.

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HawkPacker's picture

June 21, 2022 at 03:35 pm

Come playoffs, Walker will be a veteran. So very excited about this group.

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PatrickGB's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:21 am

“ can you imagine this D-Lone if Slayton takes a year two leap? (Goose pimples just formed on my arms).” Tedarrell Slaton might be ok but was not rated high as a draft pick. “Average Backup or special teamer”. https://www.nfl.com/prospects/tedarrell-slaton/3200534c-4156-0348-8601-d...
However, I do love your enthusiasm.

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PeteK's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:42 am

Slaton should be a very good rotational player especially on running downs. He showed good development later in the season with two 4 TKL games vs Balt. and KC.

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PatrickGB's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:15 am

For a big guy, he moves quite well. After many years, Lowery found his niche as a bull rusher. I hope that TJ can, with coaching guidance, find his.

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EricinGB's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:26 am

For those who remember the 2010 playoff run and are into defense, it's fun to watch the Packers make a stop. When the Packers are on offense.first downs are satisfying and scores are exciting, but when the opponents make first down after first down and we can't stop the run or passes over the middle to tight ends, listening to to explanations that we have a "bend but don't break"defense gets old.. Seeing the Packers' defense make a stop is the best.

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wildbill's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:42 am

Agree, have always loved defense over offense. Especially in todays NFL it hard to stop offenses and it’s feels so good when we get a stop.

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PeteK's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:47 am

It is enjoyable, but nothing beats watching Dillon bulldoze his way into the end zone from the 8 or Jones weaving his way for a 15 yd TD. IMO

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:27 am

Agree! I pretty much could have written everything you said here, CoryJJ!

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PackEyedOptimist's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:35 am

The keys, as always, will be injuries and synergy. If both the defense AND the offense stay healthy, this team will be one of the best since 1997.

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Turophile's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:50 am

You get what you emphasise, and Green Bay has emphasised defense over offense with their top pick for a decade, all the way from 2012 (Nick Perry and Jerel Worthy in the 1st and 2nd) to this year (Quay Walker and Devonte Wyatt). In fact it is pretty extraordinary just how much defense has been prioritised in successive drafts.

Their defense should have been good earlier, but they finally seem to be there. Sure they need some depth to be found (especially at Edge and Safety) but they have good players all over.

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Grimbo's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:54 am

Everyone also has to eat crow on the Joe Barry hire. The man has outstanding leadership. He took the pieces given to him last year and really got them playing together like I haven’t seen the Packers D do in a long time. Really good compliment to LaFleur.

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mrtundra's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:10 am

I admit that I was on the anti Barry bandwagon, for a while. Then, our D started to come together and I had a change of heart. I want us to go undefeated, in the NFC North, this season. Hopefully, our Defense can gel before the regular season starts, against the vikings, in Mpls, in week one. Never underestimate your opponent, in any game, no matter that their record is, or was. A sub .500 team, like the vikings were, last season, would like nothing better than to beat us, on their crappy turf that they call home field.

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PeteK's picture

June 21, 2022 at 09:00 am

The Vikes will be a good barometer of just how good our D will be because Cook and Jefferson always have big games against us.

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HawkPacker's picture

June 21, 2022 at 03:40 pm

I totally agree Grimbo. Joe Barry's expertise on defense is the ILB position and look where that is at! I do not understand why it took so long to get good inside linebackers when you look at those two guys at Tampa Bay. Now with Barry, we have those guys.

It is going to be a different year defensively for the packers. I can't wait to see all the changes this season--both defensively and offensively. Come to think of it, special teams as well.

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PatrickGB's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:09 am

That’s pretty optimistic. I see this as, maybe, a top 10-15 defense. That’s an improvement. Yet there will be games where they look better than that. I expect that they will get better as the season goes on. The new guys will improve with experience. The only thing that would hold this defense back is injuries.

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mrtundra's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:11 am

Injuries are always the unexpected hurdle a team faces, every week,

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Oppy's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:38 pm

In track and field, expected hurdles are the hurdle a team faces, every week.

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PeteK's picture

June 21, 2022 at 09:18 am

Pat, we had those rankings last season (10 in passing, 11 rushing, 14 pts allowed). We gave up too many long Td passes, but having Alexander back, the loss of King, and hopefully improvement from Savage should negate that.

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murf7777's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:36 am

Pete, that’s true about yards and scores, but the DVOA wasn’t very good. They gave up way too many 3rd down conversions. Lastly, the second 1/2 of the year they gave up far too many points. Of course, the exception being against SF in the playoffs. Right now Barry still has a lot to prove that he was the right hire, his numbers are basically in line with his predecessor.

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Leatherhead's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:58 am

OK, murf, I have to ask. If we gave up way too many 3rd down conversions, how do we rank 9th in getting off the field? I mean, the average drive against us was 2:42, 9th best in the league, which would seem to indicate we were more successful than most teams in getting off the field?

We gave up 337 first downs last year, good for a #14 ranking. We had 87 third down conversions, 14th in the league, the same as Tampa Bay and better than Cincinnati or the Rams.

I don't know if you recall, but last year during the second half of the season a lot of the focus was on getting healthy for the playoffs AND earning that bye week to help with that. So we gave up some garbage points in some games, no doubt about it. We were missing Alexander by then, and we were resting some of the other guys more.

The real measure of this defense last year was how they played in the biggest game of the season, which was exceptionally well.

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murf7777's picture

June 21, 2022 at 11:31 am

You are correct, we did give up some garbage points late in the season and I did forget about those so thanks for the memory jog. Regarding 3rd down conversions, I’m shocked they were 9th as the eye test didn’t seem that way to me. Still, I’m seeking an improvement to a top 5 D and it needs to be improved to win the SB. I like how they addressed it in the off season, but you never know what you will get from rookies and/or free agents. Fingers crossed!

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:09 am

In the 2010 SB season the Packers defense was ranked #2 in the league in points allowed. Since then the best ranking the Packers defense has achieved in points allowed has been 9th in 2019, which was Lafleur's first season as HC. We were 13th in 2020 and 14th in 2021 in points allowed.

To provide some perspective on this topic please refer to our defensive rankings for points allowed in the Lombardi era and in previous championship seasons:

1960 - 2nd in points allowed. Lost NFL championship game 17-13 to Eagles
1961 - 2nd in points allowed. Won NFL championship 37-0 Against NY Giants
1962 - 1st in points allowed. Won NFL championship 16-7 Against NY Giants
1963 - 2nd in points allowed. 2nd place NFL Western Conference
1964 - 2nd in points allowed. 2nd place NFL Western Conference
1965 - 1st in points allowed. Won NFL championship 23-12 versus Cleveland Browns
1966 - 1st in points allowed. Won NFL championship 34-27 versus Dallas Cowboys and won 1st SB 35-10 versus KC Chiefs
1967 - 3rd in points allowed. Won NFL championship 21-17 versus Dallas cowboys and won 2nd SB 33-14 versus Oak. Raiders
1996 - 1st in points allowed. Won Super Bowl versus NE Patriots 35-21

My point is that beginning with the Lombardi era, the Packers have never won the championship with a defense that was ranked higher than 3rd in points allowed. In fact the 1967 Championship was the only championship season when the Packers defense ranked 3rd in PA. Every other championship season the Packers defense was ranked either first or second in PA. The 1967 season was the only season besides the 1959 season when Lombardi's defense was not either first or second in points allowed. That's consistency and that is championship defense.

As I posted in another thread, the Lombardi defense is my benchmark for NFL defense and especially for championship level defense. I'm not saying that the Packers need a top 3 defense to win the SB but it would certainly be a dominant defense like we have not seen seen since 1996 and/or the Lombardi era.

We have a good offense that does not turn the ball over and usually scores about 30 points per game. Imagine what we could do with a top 3 defense in points allowed. The 2022 defense looks good on paper but are they ready to be a top 3 defense in points allowed? Injuries will be a factor as always but if healthy this defense should finish among the to 10 at least in points allowed. Thanks, Since '61

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13TimeChamps's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:28 am

I know it's a lot to ask, especially with 2 rookies on the D, but if this team could end up top 5 in points scored AND points allowed, they'd have to be the prohibitive favorites going into the playoffs. Top 3 in both and you might as well start making room in the already crowded trophy case.

I know it's wishful thinking, but isn't that what the off season is for?

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:54 am

13Times with our offense a Top 5 defense should bring the Lombardi Trophy home. Thanks, Since ‘61

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TarynsEyes's picture

June 21, 2022 at 12:27 pm

Since'61,
SHOULD is a word more useless than the word HOPE. Yes, I know, what kind of person would say or believe that. DO is the operative mandated word and that has avoided every Packer team since 2011 whether because of Defense or Offense. These Packer teams simply fail to DO what needs to be DONE when needed. We've had some excellent play on both sides of the ball many times in the regular season, They simply can't get it done in the playoff season regardless of the rankings of both sides of the ball.

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 03:10 pm

Taryn I agree with you. But until they actually DO bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Green Bay it's all conditional. And given the fact, as your correctly mention, that they have not gotten it done since 2010 I can't make a definitive statement that this will be the year. Especially at this point when it's all hype and speculation.

Yes it's also true that they could finish the season #1 in Offense and #1 in Defense and still not get it done. But just like winning is not guaranteed, neither is not winning the SB this season.

I'm not one to say that it won't happen because of the past. If I did what would be the point of being a fan of any team? Anything can happen, we just have to wait, watch and see. Stay safe. Thanks, Since '61

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Oppy's picture

June 21, 2022 at 08:44 pm

Unless there's a different team that ends up top 4 in point scored AND points allowed, then -they- would have to be the prohibitive favorites going into the playoffs.

I think it boils down to the team that has the best combination of offense and defense- they're probably going to be the favorite. It's just my gut feeling

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murf7777's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:39 am

Good thoughts Since 61’. I will go a step further, I believe to win the SB they will need to be a Top 5 Defense in points allowed, especially the second half of the year. If you do a study of NE’s SB wins you will find they were usually in the top 5 as well. I would say the majority of SB winners are top 5 as well.

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:58 am

I Agree murf. I think we would find that the majority of SB winners have a Top 5 defense.

I believe that it’s a necessity to have a Top 5 defense to get through the playoffs and win the SB since the winning team will face some the league’s top offensive and defensive units. As it should be in the playoffs. Thanks, Since ‘61

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Leatherhead's picture

June 21, 2022 at 04:46 pm

I did check, and you are wrong about that Top 5 defense thing. More common is elite offenses being the final four teams.

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 06:24 pm

LH - I'm not wrong about the Top 5 defenses. Out of the 56 Super Bowls held so far 35 SB winners had a top 5 defense in Points Allowed. 35 out of 56 is 63% of the SB winners. Where I'm from that is a majority.

SB 1 - GB #1
SB 2- GB #3
SB3 - NYJ #4 in AFL
SB4 - KC #1 in AFL
SB7 - Mia #1
SB8 - Mia #1
SB 9 - Pitt #2
SB10 - Pitt #2
SB13 - Pitt #1
SB14 - Pitt #5
SB16 - SF #2
SB 17 - Wash. #1
SB 18 - SF #4
SB 19 - SF #1
SB 20 Chi #1
SB 21 - NYG #2
SB 24 - SF #3
SB 25 - NYG #1
SB 26 - Wash #2
SB 27 - Dall #5
SB 28 - Dall #2
SB 30- Dall #3
SB 31 - GB #1
SB 34 - LA #4
SB 35 - Bal. #1
SB 37 - TB #1
SB 38 - NE #1
SB39 - NE #3
SB 40 - Pitt #3
SB43 - Pitt #1
SB45 - GB #2
SB48 - SEA #1
SB50 - Den #4
SB51 - NE #1
SB52 - Phil #4

I don't know where or who you received your research but if you go back and check defensive rankings based on Points allowed for the SB winners noted above you will get the correct information. My post is focused on SB winners not the final four teams. Three of those teams were ultimately losers so why would I waste my time researching the losers? It's not what I do. Thanks, Since '61

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13TimeChamps's picture

June 21, 2022 at 07:01 pm

Great research '61. And great response. Thank you!

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Leatherhead's picture

June 21, 2022 at 09:42 pm

Look at he last 4 teams standing each season for the last 5 years. Mostly, they are top offensive teams whose offensive rankings are higher than the defense.

And again, I’m not sure how much the data from 50 years ago is somehow as relevant as new data. Last year, none of the final 4 ranked higher than 8th. The previous several years tell a similar story. In 2010, we won. Only 4 times since then has a top 5 defense won.

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TarynsEyes's picture

June 21, 2022 at 10:48 am

I'm not going to dismiss any hope that is embedded in the fantasy dominant minds about this Defense, but every year, the narrative/mantra for the Packers' Defense is they're going to be a Top 10 or Top 5. That's great, but unless it comes with an SB appearance, at least, what makes it any different than any other season, whether the Defense or Offense is Top whatever? The possible and more likely plausible issue with this team, as like with the many before for 11 years and counting is running it back to the same result.

" But I don’t see the learning curve to be that steep with this crew. There are so many leaders on this side of the ball. Not to mention, both Wyatt and Walker are coming from the University of Georgia"

The learning curve for rookies seems to have been discarded by the writer. Is it that they will learn little or because they played at Georgia and the 3-year rule doesn't apply or are they of Micah Parsons level? This doesn't even consider that others will need to step up, some need to play to a duplicate level, as a step back seems to be unlikely, and by mention from the writer, depth and injuries.

"Depth is the only thing the Packers don’t have much of on defense."
"But when injuries start knocking on your door, depth is a concern for every team."

Two of the most significant points that always burst that fantasy bubble.

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LLCHESTY's picture

June 21, 2022 at 03:25 pm

Just an endless fountain of negativity. Were you a goth kid growing up?

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TarynsEyes's picture

June 21, 2022 at 05:09 pm

At near 70 years old it's highly unlikely. As to negativity, you always seem ready to call me a name, was your childhood stunted by incessant name-calling. It would seem this is closer to reality for you than what you ask about me.

I enjoyed the Lombardi years, I hated the nearly 3 decades of crap that followed, and I was again able to enjoy a couple more SBs. What I do not enjoy is only getting two since '96 when we all know why we haven't won more, and the constant yearly bs of this is the year when the failure and reasons for it continue. I understand the hype and fandom, but that needed to be paid back a couple more times at least, and we all know we had the teams to DO it, and we all know the reasons why they HAVEN"T. I see no change coming this season as a new HC, GM has changed the outcomes very little, and with a QB who is thinking retirement just to play with the FO does not instill the confidence the blind believe they see.

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Leatherhead's picture

June 21, 2022 at 06:48 pm

So you’ve really only enjoyed two seasons?

After Lombardi, we had a Long Dry Spell. We weren't a very well-run organization and we made bad decisions that kept us somewhere between bad and mediocre until Wolf showed up. But I have some fun, fantastic memories associated with those years, and those teams. I wouldn’t refer to those years as decades of crap.

I would have liked to win more, but I learned way back in Little League that winning and losing are two sides of the coin. It’s about the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. It’s about the struggle.

The Packers, like all 32 teams, have a 3% chance of winning the Super Bowl. After a grueling 17 game schedule, 14 teams make the playoffs, and have a 7% chance of winning a Super Bowl. If they survive wild card weekend, the remaining. 8 teams each have a 12.5% chance. IMO, we have a really good chance to be one of those eight teams. Will we win the title? I don’t know, and neither does anybody else. At that point, a lot of it is health, and some luck, or favorable officiating. A fortunate bounce never hurts.

But whatever happens….I’m going to enjoy it.

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TarynsEyes's picture

June 21, 2022 at 09:44 pm

Each team has a 3% chance to win the SB if all teams were of equal ability, but we or some of us know this to be false even with the League trying to make it so with FA, etc.

14 teams make the playoffs every year and half of them are yearly participants and the other half are a rotation of back door, shouldn't be or have an anomaly season, Cinn last season, although Cinn could be one of the new yearly and Pitt or Balt becoming the other rotational teams. The point is that the teams with the QB and a good Defense and lacking the beating themselves aspect, something that GB saves for the playoffs, will be yearly, and expected contenders or one of the 14 at least. GB without Rodgers will instantly lose that standing and will become a rotation participant from their Division.

Naturally, the percentage of winning the Sb increases as each team is eliminated from the playoffs, and the better teams survive, which again is the issue for GB, they simply haven't been the better team at the point when they need to be because the false ranking of the regular season loses its luster or fantasy and reality comes to play. A reason, if not the strongest reason, why another repeat is in store because nothing has changed under MLF, BG since, less a better regular-season record and stuck at Division winner.

Lastly, I never said I didn't get enjoyment, I said I've been much more disappointed, or are fans not supposed/allowed to be disappointed? I have tempered my expectations not because we only have two SBs with nearly 25 years of HOF QB leadership, but because of how/why we don't have more and isn't always because the other team was better, but what has become normal subpar playoff play since 2011 SB victory, which is undeniable.

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Leatherhead's picture

June 22, 2022 at 12:09 pm

We all know that not all teams are equal, even if the record is 0-0. We have a better than 3% chance because we are a consistently better than average team. We're well run. Still, until you make the playoffs and advance to the Divisional round, you are facing long odds. Even at that point, you're still at only 12.5%, one of the eight best teams in the league.

But my point is that in June we can't predict January. There are simply too many variables involved. You are essentially saying we will fall short of the title because we haven't made changes at the top of of the pyramid. You may be right, or wrong, but it's still predicting the end of the season before it starts. I can't get on that boat.

"Sub-Par"playoff performance" since our Super Bowl run? I'm going to have to check that and circle back to you on that, but my initial assessment is that we've had one of the better playoff records during that time.

Anyway, thank you for your coherent and well-reasoned response.

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stockholder's picture

June 21, 2022 at 01:29 pm

"They can be great." "They also can be over rated." And the biggest problem might be.
-" Believing in press clippings, more than proving it. "

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Since'61's picture

June 21, 2022 at 03:13 pm

It's all hype and speculation at this point. Everything is still on paper and needs to proven. Thanks, Since '61

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vaquezdavid's picture

June 22, 2022 at 03:47 am

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Stroh's picture

June 24, 2022 at 03:03 pm

No depth on D? They have 5 DL that are capable or better players. At LB, they have a former starter behind Walker and Campbell. They have 3 excellent CB, when most teams don't have 2.

Edge and safety might have unproven backups, but that will get sorted out!

This is far superior depth than most teams have!!

Another epic failure, at least regarding depth!

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