Posts tagged Mike Stock

Packers At Bottom Of Special Teams Rankings Again

Shawn Slocum

The Green Bay Packers are near the bottom of the Dallas Morning News’ annual special teams rankings for the third year in a row. They finished 29th, up two spots from last season. The 2008 team finished 26th and special teams coach Mike Stock was forced into retirement after that performance. The rankings are compiled […]

Kapinos Won’t Be Back With Packers

Jeremy Kapinos

The struggles of Green Bay Packers punter Jeremy Kapinos and the special teams as a whole have been well documented. Today, Kapinos found out he won’t return to the Packers in 2010 and to put it mildly, he’s pissed. The Packers tendered all of their restricted and exclusive rights free agents today, but Kapinos and […]

Packers’ Special Teams Get Worse

Shawn Slocum

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who watched the Green Bay Packers play in 2009 – the team’s special teams were atrocious. That has been confirmed once again in the Dallas Morning News’ annual special teams rankings, where the Packers finished 31st. The rankings are compiled by ranking each team in 22 special […]

Packers Special Teams a Major Weakness… Again

No need to tackle that guy. Photo: Benny Sieu

No one thought the Green Bay Packers special teams would be among the league’s best this season, but after forcefully retiring special teams coach Mike Stock in January, there was supposed to be some improvement. Under new coach Shawn Slocum the Packers special teams remains a major weakness, and one has to question whether it’s […]

Stock “Retires,” Sanders Next?

Mike Stock

Late Friday evening, Green Bay Packers’ special teams coach Mike Stock retired. Or, “retired.” This doesn’t come as a surprise. The Packers special teams were putrid this past season in nearly every aspect. Fans had been calling for Stock’s job, along with that of defensive coordinator Bob Sanders, for some time. What does come as […]

The White Elephant in the Room

Mike McCarthy

Most everyone is quick to point the finger at defensive coordinator Bob Sanders as the scapegoat in this dismal Green Bay Packers’ season. And the proverbial finger has good reason to be pointed in Sanders direction, especially after a disgusting 24-21 home loss to the Houston Texans, in which the defense was carved up for […]