Green Bay Packers Season Preview: Defensive Line

July 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year, the Packers gave up a league low 83.3 yards per game on the ground.  All season, teams had trouble running the ball on the Packers. Why was that?
The Linebackers played very well, but we all know where it starts: Up front on the Defensive Line.  These massive 300-pounders stuffed the run like no other team in '09.
That same Line returns completely intact for the 2010 season, but with one wild card in Johnny Jolly.
Last year, Jolly had 39 tackles and one sack.  That's not blowing anybody away, but his interception against Chicago in Week One and his defensive line-high 10 passes defensed did.
Jolly is awaiting trial for illegal possession of Codeine.  As it looks right now, he probably won't serve any jail time, but a possible four-game suspension is looming.
If Jolly could miss the first four games of the 2010 season, why do the Packers not seem worried?
The reason stems around BJ Raji and Ryan Pickett's m...

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