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The Curious Case of Nick Perry

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The Packers' 2012 first-round pick is still very much in a state of flux. Injuries have played a role. Read here what part of Perry's game has been his best and where he has looked out of place. Plus, a small change that Packers should consider with Perry that could get them more pass rush productivity.

With the signing of Julius Peppers on Saturday, the Green Bay Packers are taking another crack at finding some help for Clay Matthews in the pass rushing department. Two years ago, the Packers drafted Nick Perry in the first round with the intention of making him a legitimate tandem bookend to Matthews. They thought that they could move Perry, a 270-pound defensive end at USC, to outside...

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