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Punt Team Limits Hester And Co.

P Tim Masthay (Tom Dahlin/Getty)

The Packers fielded questions about Devin Hester all week. On Sunday, they answered any doubts. With punter Tim Masthay leading the way, Hester was a nonfactor. And in the process, the Packers' special teams set up the defense in a playoff-clinching victory.

No single unit on the Green Bay Packers, defense included, played better than the punt team on Sunday at Lambeau Field. Facing arguably the game's greatest returner ever, to whom they gave up a touchdown to earlier in the season, the Packers got a clutch performance from Tim Masthay and Co. when they needed it. Two perfectly executed pooch punts in the fourth quarter helped the Packers' defense...

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