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Different Problems Plaguing Defenses

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For Dallas' 32nd-ranked defense, the major issue has been a glaring lack of a pass rush under new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin. It's an interesting contrast to Green Bay's offense, with quarterback Matt Flynn being sacked 12 times in his first two starts.

The Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys will field struggling and inconsistent defenses for what is essentially a playoff elimination game on Sunday. The reason for those struggles, however, couldn't be more different. For weeks, Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers lamented his porous run defense. Dallas coach Jason Garrett, speaking to Packers beat reporters via conference call on... Recommended Stories

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