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Biggest Challenge for the Green Bay Packers in ’09? Transitions to the 3-4

Published by on May 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

As everyone already knows, the Packers are changing to a new defensive scheme for the upcoming NFL season.

The only problem coming into the offseason, was the lack of personnel needed to sufficiently undertake this task. Most of those issues were solved during the NFL draft in April, with the picks of B.J. Raji and Clay Matthews.

By drafting Raji out of Boston College, the team now has a prototypical DT that will excel in this new scheme, as well as leave some depth at the line.

The team badly needed that depth after trading Corey Williams to the Browns, and letting Colin Cole go to the Seahawks.

Now with the addition of Raji, the Packers have Ryan Pickett and Johnny Jolly as their DT, lett...

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