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A Look At The Numbers: Dom Capers Has To Go

A Look At The Numbers: Dom Capers Has To Go
November 07, 2017 10:45AM
[m.cheeseheadtv.com]

"What the Lions did to the Packers defense was neither rare nor an aberration. In fact, it was right in line with how the defense usually performs against formidable offenses. From 2011 through 2016, the Packers allowed an average of 30 points, 281 passing yards, and 125 rushing yards to top-12 scoring offenses. It’s worth noting that we’re not dealing with a modest sample size of eight or nine games, we’re talking about more than two and a half seasons worth of data (41 games including playoffs).

Some teams are good at stopping the run, while others excel at stopping the pass, but since the beginning of the 2011 season, the Packers have done neither. When they have faced a top-12 rushing attack, the Packers have allowed an average of 138 rushing yards per game (152 in the playoffs). Against top-12 passing offenses, they have allowed an average of 287 passing yards per game (329 in the playoffs). ... "




Re: A Look At The Numbers: Dom Capers Has To Go
November 07, 2017 01:32PM
It is not that the Packers lack talent on defense. It is that are consistently put out of place and adjustments are rare.
Re: A Look At The Numbers: Dom Capers Has To Go
November 09, 2017 08:49AM
Look at the draft status of the defense and what the coaching staff has done with it versus the same on the OLine.