Green Bay Packers Defense: Is It As Good As Advertised?

January 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been doing some reading.
"I always say defense wins championships. We've been playing some very good ball all across the board," says the Packers play maker, one of many on a Green Bay defense that will have its hands full on Super Bowl Sunday coming soon to a television screen near you.
Intuitive fellow, that Matthews. Defense wins championships. It HAS to be one of the most repeated phases in the history of football, something both these Packers and their Super Bowl opponent, those rough-neck Pittsburgh Steelers, use as their mantra to live by and smash opponents in the process.
Defense is king in Pittsburgh and it's how Green Bay has scratched and clawed its way to Dallas as the NFC's first sixth-seed to get to the Big Show.
"If we can do it one more game, we can etch ourselves in history as being one of the dominating defenses," Matthews added.
Dominating? That's a way of life on that side of the football ...

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