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What's the Point of Football in Underwear?

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Other than installing the playbook — an obviously vital task — what can be learned during these spring workouts? Several of the Packers' position coaches share their thoughts on what they're looking for during the noncontact practices.

At the advice of his mother, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has refrained from saying his players are practicing in "underwear" during these offseason practices. Call it underwear. Call it shorts. Call it whatever you want, but this isn't really football. "There won't be any jobs won in June," McCarthy said last week. So, other than installing the playbook — an obviously vital task...

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