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The New Green Bay Packer Defense

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

The Green Bay Packers took nose tackle BJ Raji with the ninth overall pick in this past weekend's NFL Draft.  The idea is to improve the run defense, which ranked 26th in the league.  With the addition of Raji to what the Packers already had, I can't see how the unit doesn't improve.

Let's start with the defensive line, which will consist of only three men instead of four this year.  The starting three will probably be Raji, Justin Harrell, and Cullen Jenkins. Jenkins is a proven commodity as a hybrid defensive tackle and defensive end in the four-three defensive and seems to be a prototypical three-four defensive end.

Harrell is the infamous 16th overall pick of Ted Thompson in the 2007 NFL Draft. &nb...

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