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Matt LaFleur ‘really confident’ in Packers’ CB depth

Matt LaFleur ‘really confident’ in Packers’ CB depth

By: Paul Bretl 6/19/24 From the outside looking in, the cornerback position for the Green Bay Packers could be one with some question marks coming into the upcoming season. However, internally, that isn’t how the Packers view things. In fact, Matt LaFleur really likes the depth of this unit. “We’re going to play our best players,” said LaFleur during minicamp, “but like…Continue Reading »

DE Brenton Cox showcases pass rush abilities during Packers’ minicamp

DE Brenton Cox showcases pass rush abilities during Packers’ minicamp

By: Paul Bretl 6/15/24 When it comes to evaluating the play of offensive and defensive lines, we won’t truly get a pulse on where these units stand until training camp arrives and the pads come on. But with that said, Packers’ second-year defensive end Brenton Cox impressed during minicamp. During Wednesday’s practice in particular, there were two pass-rush reps from Cox in 11-on-11 drills…Continue Reading »

Packers CB Jaire Alexander carrying late-season momentum into 2024 offseason

Packers CB Jaire Alexander carrying late-season momentum into 2024 offseason

By: Paul Bretl 5/10/24 As the defensive coordinator, it’ll be Jeff Hafley’s job to get improved play from the entire defensive unit. However, a key factor in that happening at a macro level will be helping cornerback Jaire Alexander return to his All-Pro form. Injuries limited Alexander to only nine games last season, including the playoffs. He was also suspended for…Continue Reading »

‘Building a fast and physical’ Packers defense starts with fundamentals for Jeff Hafley

‘Building a fast and physical’ Packers defense starts with fundamentals for Jeff Hafley

By: Paul Bretl 5/7/24 While the Packers make the shift to new defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley’s system, which includes transitioning from a 3-4 base defense to a 4-3, the emphasis at this time of the year is on fundamentals and technique. Without those aspects, nothing else really matters. “There’s nothing more important than fundamentals and technique,” said Hafley on Monday. “Whether it’s the D-line getting off the…Continue Reading »