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Defensive Line Seeking Worthy Successors

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The Packers' defensive line was thin, even with Jerel Worthy on the roster. Now, with Worthy traded to New England, that unit is dangerously thin in terms of proven talent.

The Green Bay Packers won’t miss Jerel Worthy. After all, he played 12 snaps last season and hadn’t strapped on the pads since the playoff loss at San Francisco. Nonetheless, a defensive line that lacked depth before Worthy was traded to New England has one fewer option. B.J. Raji has started 62 of the past 64 games and seems at home at nose tackle. Beyond that, though, this defensive line is...

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