Dallas Cowboys: Steps to Copying Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl Defense

January 24, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers just rode their defense to their first Super Bowl appearance since 1998.
Though Aaron Rodgers and the Packer offense accounted for the pregame headlines, it was Dom Capers’ 3-4 defense that earned the trip to Dallas.
The defense continued the stifling play it displayed during the regular season.
As this is a copycat league, what makes Dom Capers’ version of the 3-4 so effective, while the version in Dallas was so ineffective?
The place to start looking at the differences between the two defenses would be the personnel on the field.
Green Bay’s secondary really stands out among all 3-4 defenses. Charles Woodson and Trammond Williams comprise one of the best cornerback tandems in the league. The big difference, however, is the secondary’s ability to blitz effectively.
Multiple times in tonight’s NFC Championship game, Sam Shields came in on a delayed blitz to create sacks, turnovers and pressure. Previou...

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