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2011 Roster Evaluations: Linebackers

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Experts will give mixed impressions of the performance of the Green Bay linebackers in 2011. Like many other positional groups on the Packers' roster, the corps had its ups and downs. The run defense had some rough outings, like those against Minnesota and Chicago (at home), but still finished the season a respectable 14th in rushing yards allowed.  The abysmal performance of the pass defense, however, must be reflected in the outside linebackers' grade. Ted Thompson's choice to add just one late-round draft pick to the platoon at right outside linebacker proved to be a poor one as the rotation…

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