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A lot is riding on first-round pick HaHa Clinton-Dix to help restore a defense that has lost its way. He's obviously improved the defense, but can he improve the defense enough to make the Packers a legit championship contender again?

From one perspective, the bar has been set low for HaHa Clinton-Dix. After all, he's only replacing M.D. Jennings. From another perspective, the bar has been set impossibly high. The Packers have given him jersey No. 21. That was last worn by some guy named Woodson. Good luck, kid. "They picked it for me," he said during a conference call on Thursday night. "You know, it's a good number to... Recommended Stories

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