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Green Bay Packers Aim To Stuff the Run and Stop Losing Fourth-Quarter Leads

Published by on May 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

If the Green Bay Packers hope to do better than last year’s disastrous 6-10 season, they have to do a better job stopping opposing running backs.

The Packers ranked very high in pass defense last year.  If you go by the passing percentage of opposing QB’s, the Packers were third toughest, allowing a 55 percent completion rate.  As strange as it may sound, the top defense in that category (Baltimore) still allowed completions more than half of the time (52 percent).  

If you judge by passing yards allowed per game, the Packers ranked 12th among the 32 teams in the NFL with a 202 yard average. Not bad.

So how did the Packers end up on the short end of the score so much?

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