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Versatility, Big Plays Define Star Defender

Russell Isabella - USA Today Sports

The Packers had a formal interview at the Scouting Combine with this high-character defender who made big plays at outside linebacker and inside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme. This turnover machine showed he was the total package at the Senior Bowl.

At the Scouting Combine, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy spoke of the need for his defense to be more diverse and dynamic. "We have a lot of creativity in our defense and a lot of scheme, but the reality is we didn't get to a lot of it this past year," McCarthy said. "We're taking too much home with us after we're playing games." BYU's Kyle Van Noy, who had a formal interview with the... Recommended Stories

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