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Lombardi blog: August edition

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Random thoughts on preseason overall, recent Packers drafts, and more

August 31, 2007 Thoughts to end the preseason The Packers look like they are going to have some difficulty running the ball. Neither the line nor the backs shined much the last two weeks. Injuries are taking their toll on both postitons. And if Brett Favre did not have the quickest release in possible the history of the NFL, I would forsee a lot of sacks. Those young backs are really struggling...

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