Milwaukee native Marwin Evans is a late bloomer who hits hard. The Packers, who have a depleted and deficient defensive backfield and are under .500 this late in a season for the first time since 2008, could really use a bloom - and a bang. It could be Evans' time now in the Green Bay secondary.
There was a stretch of nearly two months last season when the Green Bay Packers' run defense was ranked as the worst in the NFL. If the Packers want to go as far as they did last year - and further - many key players will have to step up. Now that we've concluded the list of Green Bay's 10 most important offensive players, here's a look at who's most important defensively for the Packers.
Officially, the 2015 NFL season doesn't begin until March when the league calendar flips. But the NFL Combine is this week in Indianapolis, and it's the best chance for teams to get up close and personal with future draft picks. While Packers coaches are on hand as well, this is Ted Thompson's time to shine.
The Green Bay Packers may not have edged the Detroit Lions for the NFC North crown and earned a bye and home game this Sunday against Dallas if not for a change in attitude on defense following the team's bye week back in early November. That unit changed its course then, and it may lead to a Super Bowl run.
The Green Bay Packers dominated defensively and again struggled offensively on the road to beat the Buccaneers, 20-3, in Tampa Bay on Sunday and clinch a playoff berth for the sixth straight year.
The Green Bay Packers continued their dominance at Lambeau Field in a high-scoring victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football. While Aaron Rodgers added to his MVP candidacy, running back Eddie Lacy set the tone with a powerful performance.
Celebrations last a day in the National Football League, and it's on to the next opponent. The Atlanta Falcons were mentioned several times in the immediate aftermath of the Green Bay Packers' 26-21 victory over the New England Patriots Sunday afternoon. What will be remembered is how a maligned Packers defense held firm, and the team can build off that.
The Green Bay Packers edged the New England Patriots, 26-21, Sunday afternoon at Lambeau Field in what many called a Super Bowl preview. If that was the case, then the Packers' best beat the best the Pats had to offer, especially their top cover corners.
Much preparation goes into an NFL game, on both sides of the ball. Even in a short week, like the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings faced. Yet there are always surprises, formations and plays a player has never seen. So how do you prepare for the unexpected?
The Green Bay Packers were blown out in the season opener on Thursday night, losing 36-16 to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. In the loss, the Packers stars on offense and defense did not live up to their billing.
Key members of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers have suffered oblique injuries this year, but it has affected each differently. OnMilwaukee.com caught up with Dr. Omar Darr of Aurora Health Care to explain what those injuries mean and how they can affect the two sports (and their positions) differently.
The Detroit Lions took command of the NFC North with a convincing 40-10 win over the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving Day, who, unfortunately, solidified what kind of team they are without Aaron Rodgers.
Athletes in Milwaukee and Green Bay aren't shy about heading out into town to find something great to eat, but every now and then the best dishes are the ones served up at home. Members of the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Admirals tell you what they like best out of their own kitchens.
Charles Woodson is back in Oakland, seemingly leaving a veteran void in the Green Bay Packers secondary. But there is Morgan Burnett, the 24-year-old fourth-year safety who is now the "old man" of the defensive backfield - and he's ready for the challenge of leading.
The 2012 Green Bay Packers season ended with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick running, and throwing, up and down the field for 444 yards of total offense and four touchdowns. With Kaepernick on the schedule in 2013, along with several other mobile quarterbacks, the Packers defense is going to school this spring.