Defensive Team Analysis

Nothing Set in Stone on Defense

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Dom Capers' defense finished the 2011 season 32nd in total defense and 32nd versus the pass. Perhaps it's not surprising that - despite the six defensive players added in the draft - the unit enters training camp with questions all over the place. The Packers have responded well from defensively challenging seasons in the past (2009) and must do so in 2012 to have a shot at returning to the big game. (more…)

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Does the Packers’ High-Powered Offense Make Their Defense Suffer?

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I was reviewing some stats from the 2011 season and one particular stat caught my eye... defensive scrimmage plays. I suddenly found myself wondering if the defense wasn't hitting the field tired halfway through the game because the offense was scoring so fast that there really wasn't much time for the defense to rest. (more…)

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Woodson a Lock at Safety in 2012?

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When the Green Bay Packers announced in April the release of former Pro Bowl safety Nick Collins, many Packers fans began to think of the inevitable: is this the time Charles Woodson moves to safety full time? A season after intercepting the most passes in the NFL while also giving up the most passing yards, there are many questions surrounding the Green Bay defensive backfield. Will corners Tramon Williams and Sam Shields return to their 2010 level? How will Morgan Burnett perform after playing his first full season? But the No. 1 question will be at what position the Packers'…

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