Posts Tagged ‘Dom Capers’

WR Ward comes up big for Steelers

Big series all in shotgun, empty with no backs. Green Bay decided not to pressure, went with mostly three- or four-man rush and the Steelers were able to move the ball.

Some early observations from the press box

A few quick observations/concerns as we get ready for kickoff of Super Bowl XLV.

CBs are key difference in Packers’ 3-4 defense

If there is a difference between the 3-4 defenses of the Packers and Steelers — and I think there is — in my mind it’s the youth and talent of Packers cornerbacks Sam Shields, Tramon Williams and Charles Woodson.

Four Downs: Wilfork a great example for young Pats

After my early-week film work this week, I’ve got a few thoughts I wanted to share on Vince Wilfork, LeSean McCoy and some good defensive play out of the Packers and Ravens.

Blog Blitzers chime in with Week 1 insights

We here at NFL.com are ever objective when it comes to our coverage of all things football. But with Thursday night’s Kickoff game behind us and the rest of the Week 1 games fast approaching, it’s worth reminding everyone that we do have our NFL Blog Blitz partners on hand to provide team-by-team perspective. Packers blogger Gerrard Diaz does a nice job breaking down the Green Bay-Philadelphia game. And while Diaz still cringes at the thought of fourth-and-26 – the improbably conversion that led to an Eagles’ playoff victory in 2003 – he also likes the idea of veteran defensive coordinator Dom Capers scheming against relatively inexperienced QB Kevin Kolb. Some of the Blog Blitzers have offered some solid fantasy […]

Observations from a weekend of football

Impressions and observations after another weekend of football.

Favre’s revenge could help old team

Irony, a twist of fate or just poetic justice? Call it what you want, but while Bret Favre’s return is dripping with revenge and the lust to beat his former team, the questions remain: How much does Favre improve the Vikings, and how will the Green Bay Packers compete against their former savior?

Capers agrees to take over Packers defense

The Green Bay Packers have reached an agreement in principle with Dom Capers to become the team’s next defensive coordinator, coach Mike McCarthy announced at a news conference Monday.

Packers land Capers as defensive coordinator

Citing a source familiar with the search process, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Sunday night that the Green Bay Packers will hire Dom Capers as their new defensive coordinator.

Giants targeting next defensive coordinator

The New York Giants have been planning for the day that defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo would leave since last season, at least.

Capers won’t follow Garrett

If Jason Garrett had landed the St. Louis Rams’ head-coaching job, he was poised to bring former Panthers and Texans head coach Dom Capers with him as his defensive coordinator.

Packers eye Capers for defensive coordinator job

As they have attempted to fill their defensive coordinator job, the Packers have brought in Mike Nolan and Gregg Williams.

Nolan took the Broncos’ defensive coordinator job, and Williams went to the Saints.

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