Cerebral Football

Packers Need to Find ‘Yin’ to McCarthy’s ‘Yang’

Mike McCarthy

The Green Bay Packers need to find the yin to Mike McCarthy’s yang. As currently constituted the Packers coaching staff lacks the fiery leader they seem to need.

Cerebral Football: Seeing into the Future

Eli Manning tries to kneel down

Cerebral Football looks at the kneel down. Should everyone give up or should they play hard until the game is over?

Holding A Late Lead, Packers’ Defense is Dominant

Charles Woodson

We’ve been ragging on the Green Bay Packers defense lately, but when you look at the statistics, they almost always do their job when they need to most. Just take a look at this list of wins, which were largely sealed by the defense.

Cerebral Football: Featuring James Jones And Sam Shields

James Jones

A look at Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones, who’s learned from past mistakes and cornerback Sam Shields, who hasn’t. We’ll give you the rundown and dissect their game.

Cerebral Football: The Onside Kick As A Weapon

from AdvancedNFLStats.com

The Green Bay Packers used the surprise onside kick successfully against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, the third time in recent history they’ve done so. Coach Mike McCarthy is turning the onside kick into a weapon. Here’s why it’s smart.