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Green Bay Packers Eyeing a “Special” 2009 Season

Published by on May 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The 2008 Packers season has been categorized in many ways. "Special" was not one of them.

It was the start of a new Favre-less era, the year the defense became an absolute horror show, Aaron Rodgers showing he can put up top-10 quarterback numbers, the purging of the defensive coaching staff, etc.

While the defensive struggles have been talked about ad nauseam, I don't believe the Packers' special teams' struggles have been emphasized enough. In the interest of fairness, let's take a look at what happened and what's being done about it.

First, a few fun facts about 2008 to paint a picture:

The Packers were 32nd in the NFL in Kickoff return yardage.
The Packers were 20th in the NFL in Kickoff...

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