Posts tagged Shawn Slocum

Five More: Packers 53, Eagles 20

Letroy Guion

The Green Bay Packers stomped the Philadelphia Eagles 53-20. Here are five more thoughts, including one very impressive stat and two big improvements.

Mike McCarthy Isn’t Looking to Shake Up Coaching Staff

Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy have an argument

Bad news for those of you who’d like to see Dom Capers or any of the Green Bay Packers other coaches gone. Mike McCarthy says he isn’t shaking things up.

Jeremy Ross is Not the Problem on Returns, Apparently

Jeremy Ross

The Packers haven’t been able to get anything going in the return game this season, but that’s not the fault of Jeremy Ross, according to Shawn Slocum.

Packers No Longer Among League’s Worst on Special Teams

Mason Crosby blows it

The Green Bay Packers are no longer at the bottom of the special teams barrel. That unit is ranked 12th in Rick Gosselin’s annual special team rankings, despite employing Mason Crosby.

Good Packers Show Up, Beat Rams

Randall Cobb vs. Rams

The version of the Green Bay Packers we like showed up on Sunday and subsequently ran over the St. Louis Rams, 30-20. Here’s how it went down.

Randall Cobb Will Remain Packers Returner

Randall Cobb

Even though he’s expected to take on a larger role on offense, Randall Cobb will remain the Green Bay Packers primary return man.

Slocum: There’s Nothing To See Here, Please Move Along

Shawn Slocum

Green Bay Packers special teams coach Shawn Slocum is a master at making excuses. He has to be — his units consistently suck. So what did he have to say about Johnny Knox’s negated punt return touchdown yesterday? Take a look.

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints: Grades

Darren Sproles and Nick Collins

Game balls, injuries and grades for the Green Bay Packers passing attack, running game, passing defense, rushing defense and special teams from the team’s week one victory over the New Orleans Saints.

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 […]

Does Sam Shields Have A Shot With The Packers?

Sam Shields

A lot of people like undrafted rookie free agent cornerback Sam Shields. He’s not only received a lot of coverage in the media, but both coaches and players have gone out of their way to praise his playmaking ability and his commitment to learning the game. Shields has blazing speed and as they say, you […]

Are The Packers Full Of Themselves?

Do the Green Bay Packers need an ego check? It’s an interesting question and one that bears some discussion after Nick Barnett made his Super Bowl or die proclamation last week. Certainly, both fans and coaches want their players to believe in themselves. Confidence is important, but overconfidence can be a major obstacle towards achieving […]

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 […]

The Rest of the Green Bay Packers News

Brad Childress

No, I’m not going to start doing a Green Bay Packers-related link dump every day, or even every week. I get much more satisfaction from writing stuff and then letting you guys shit all over it. Besides, Railbird Central already does that, and does it better than I would ever care to do it, with […]

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 […]