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Offline gbguy20  
#61 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 11:27:53 AM(UTC)
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Lame, it's unacceptable. I understand there were injuries, but Nick Perry is not a 3-4 OLB because of his limitations in coverage. We need to convert back to a 4-3 defense with Perry being a DE and Mike Neal on the other side. In the middle you go with Pickett, Raji, Wilson, and Daniels. Matthews could play any of the linebacker positions and some DE as well.


We lose in the post season and everyone starts being real quick to judge and real harsh on players. So now Perry isn't a 3-4 OLB because he isn't good in coverage? Guess what, we all knew it would be an adjustment for him, he was a damn lineman in college. He got what, 4 and a half games of work in before he went down? Shit we need to replace him because he hadn't completely made the adjustment yet in those couple of games. We have a tiny sample size in which we have seen him, and he was barely into making his conversion yet, and you're the second person i've seen today write him off already. Come on people. Outrageous expectations.
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Offline steveishere  
#62 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 1:58:15 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: DakotaT Go to Quoted Post
Lame, it's unacceptable. I understand there were injuries, but Nick Perry is not a 3-4 OLB because of his limitations in coverage. We need to convert back to a 4-3 defense with Perry being a DE and Mike Neal on the other side. In the middle you go with Pickett, Raji, Wilson, and Daniels. Matthews could play any of the linebacker positions and some DE as well.


HAha based off what the 4 or 5 games he played? If Clay Matthews was only as good in coverage as Perry he'd still be a great 3-4 OLB. Coverage is such a small part of the game for 3-4 OLBs that it barely matters. Best to treat them like DEs than LBs.
Offline steveishere  
#63 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 1:59:32 PM(UTC)
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I think 2 all-time-great playoff performances in 4 years by QBs against your defense is enough to say maybe it's time to move on. Yeah there were injuries and whatnot but Capers got completely out coached and the defense certainly did not play up to it's talent level.
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Offline dyeah_gb  
#64 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 3:24:03 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
I think 2 all-time-great playoff performances in 4 years by QBs against your defense is enough to say maybe it's time to move on. Yeah there were injuries and whatnot but Capers got completely out coached and the defense certainly did not play up to it's talent level.


The last two years looks like a pattern. I mean we did not just lose yesterday, we played the worst games of the whole fucking season when it counts. The 2011 season had similar results. Is Green bay the team that plays decent during the regular season and then stinks up the whole field when it matters? Not sure what can be done to make this team collectively act like the professionals they are paid to be. Changes need to be made to improve the fundamental nature of this team. Maybe that can still be possible with Capers but it probably will be easier to give someone else a shot.
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#65 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 3:25:26 PM(UTC)
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Anybody think Dom Capers watching shit up there from the booth has anything to do with it? From there you really can't tell who's tired. Guys like Rob Ryan and Wade Phillips watch from the sideline and it's worked.
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Offline Gaycandybacon  
#66 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 3:31:34 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: blueleopard Go to Quoted Post
Anybody think Dom Capers watching shit up there from the booth has anything to do with it? From there you really can't tell who's tired. Guys like Rob Ryan and Wade Phillips watch from the sideline and it's worked.


Doesn't the 49ers coach watch from the box too? If anything I think it's an advantage because you can see the whole field better.
Offline porky88  
#67 Posted : Sunday, January 13, 2013 9:15:46 PM(UTC)
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I didn’t want to give an immediate reaction to losing, for obvious reasons. Upon reflection, though, I could do without Dom Capers.

There’s a pattern emerging here.

2009: 51 points and 531 yards allowed at Arizona
2011: 37 points and 420 yards allowed vs. N.Y. Giants
2012: 45 points and 579 yards allowed at San Francisco

That's Green Bay’s defensive output in the last three postseason losses under Mike McCarthy. You can beat up on John Skelton, Blaine Gabbert, and Jake Locker, but there's a ton of dynamic quarterbacks in the NFL. Some do it with their arm and some do it with their legs. Kaepernick mostly the latter, though he sprinkled in some big throws, too.

Regardless, good offenses are exposing Green Bay’s mediocre defense. It’s happened three of the last four seasons. 2010 was an excellent season. The defense was amazing that year, but it’s also looking as if it’s an anomaly.

Hard to say, but we’re getting the same results from the same person. I’m not suggesting tearing it down. The Packers have excellent positional coaches. However, I wouldn’t mind seeing Darren Perry get a chance. Perhaps a younger mind would better fit the mentality of this team better.

I'm still sorting out my opinion towards Capers, but there's a good argument to part ways.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#68 Posted : Monday, January 14, 2013 5:53:15 AM(UTC)
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I'd like to see Darren Perry as DC for Packers. I fear he may be gone to another team as their DC with all those new Head Coaching positions being filled up.
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#69 Posted : Monday, January 14, 2013 6:29:12 AM(UTC)
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Pundits are echoing some of the thoughts in this post.

5 fixes for GB

Point number 1 gently suggests that Capers perspective is dated.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#70 Posted : Monday, January 14, 2013 6:43:44 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: dyeah_gb Go to Quoted Post
Pundits are echoing some of the thoughts in this post.

5 fixes for GB

Point number 1 gently suggests that Capers perspective is dated.


That's not a pundit, that's some random BleacherReport author who mistakenly thinks articles should be written in slides.


I'm sticking with Darren Perry being elevated. :)
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