Posts Tagged: Dom Capers

Packers: Important Takes from Mike McCarthy’s Season-Ending Press Conference

Packers: Important Takes from Mike McCarthy’s Season-Ending Press Conference

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy stepped the podium Thursday for the local press and in the process emphatically answered some lingering questions about the offseason. McCarthy seemed a little testy with the media, which isn’t a shock after how the Packers season ended. Yet, he still provided some useful information about the plan… Read more

Packers: Defense Needs Turnovers to Become Great

Packers: Defense Needs Turnovers to Become Great

If there has been one promising development over the past few weeks for the Green Bay Packers, it has been the defense. After allowing more than 500 yards against Denver and San Diego — then another 427 to the Carolina Panthers, it appeared the Packers were back to their same old ways of playing defense…. Read more

Packers Must Continue Torment of Bears’ Jay Cutler

Packers Must Continue Torment of Bears’ Jay Cutler

The Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears have played a lot of football games against each other. 191 in fact, but Thursday night’s game will be their first ever meeting on Thanksgiving. Speaking of history, if the Packers want to continue the recent history of success that they have had against Chicago (9-1 in… Read more

Green Bay Packers Run Defense Dominates against St. Louis Rams

Green Bay Packers Run Defense Dominates against St. Louis Rams

Dom Capers has always said the most important thing for a defense to do is stop the run. If you can stop the run, then the offense has to become predictable and that’s when Capers can dip into his bag of blitzing tricks that eventually forces sacks and turnovers, the two things defenses need most…. Read more

Julius Peppers Brings Impact Plays, Athleticism to Packers Defense

Julius Peppers Brings Impact Plays, Athleticism to Packers Defense

  When discussing what ailed the Green Bay Packers defense following another early playoff exit this past January, defensive coordinator Dom Capers had this to say: “I’ve always believed this,”┬áCapers told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “to be a real top-notch defense, you have to have two or three guys that basically are what I consider… Read more