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Green Bay Packers Defense Should Improve With 3-4 Scheme

Published by on May 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

In the NFL, change can happen so swiftly it will make your head spin. Consider the Green Bay Packers' defense. Just two seasons ago, the Packers had a defensive unit that appeared primed for a breakout.

Green Bay had nice mix of savvy vets and young, hard-hitting playmakers. The Packers' D wasn't one of the league's elite, but it showed signs of reaching that class.

What a difference a year makes.

Last year, Green Bay's defense ranked near the bottom of the league. The Packers' D was largely to blame for the team's 6-10 season. A drastic change needed to be made. Head coach Mike McCarthy fired defensive coordinator Bob Sanders, along with most of his staff.

On Jan. 18, McCarthy hired former NF...

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