Unsung Heroes Have Green Bay Packers Defense Soaring

November 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a life long Packers fan, I am not used to this.
The Packers DEFENSE is carrying this team to wins? I have gotten spoiled with the likes of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers taking the snap, cranking their arms back and letting the ball fly—most likely somewhere near the end zone.
And I know what you guys are thinking...our Favre Super Bowl runs had some GREAT defenses led by some great players. Including, but not limited to, the greatest DE of all time, The Gravedigger, Sean Jones, LeRoy Butler, etc... But I was still pretty young back in those days, and I don't have extremely vivid memories of watching them play as a unit.
You can also point to last season, the first of the Dom Capers era in Green Bay. And I would agree with you. The unit as a whole played outstanding. And it was AWESOME when we were able to break Minnesota's run at having the leagues best rush defense (via Yards Per Game).
But take a look back to last season. It was a pretty darn weak schedul...

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