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Looking Forward to the Return of Power Play Action

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The Packers' 12 personnel group was one that the Packers want to use more in 2017. Last season they used it with some success at times but with the addition of Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks, it would seem that group should be improved from last year. But the passing game is not the only aspect of the offense that will benefit from these additions. The Packers like to run a "power play action" in obvious running downs and this play should have a chance to be successful in 2017. One example from 2016 came in the week 7 matchup…

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2 Ways the Packers Will Use the 12 Personnel Group

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The Packers have rarely had stellar tight ends during Aaron Rodgers' time in Green Bay. Jermichael Finley was a tight end that could take the top off a defense and last season, Jared Cook was a very nice addition and instrumental in the Packers' win in the Divisional round of the playoffs.┬áIn between have been serviceable guys who do not offer particular advantages. Richard Rodgers has been a good pass-catching tight end but lacks speed and contributes little as a run blocker. All that has changed for the 2017 season, not only in the addition of the big-bodied Martellus Bennett,…

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