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Positional Battlegrounds: Outside Linebackers

Perry (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

In Part 9 of our series, two players who are out with injuries — Nick Perry and Mike Neal — will vie for playing time behind Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers at a crowded outside linebacker group.

Packer Report previews the start of Green Bay Packers training camp with a positional series focused solely on the battles that will be won and lost during the dog days (and nights) of July and August. We continue with the outside linebackers. Battle No. 1: Matthews and who? Presumably, Julius Peppers will join Clay Matthews as the starting outside linebackers. After all, the team didn’t hand...

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