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Why Can't This D Stop the Run?

Kampman and Thompson (Ted S. Warren/AP)

Halfway through the season, the Packers have a big problem: they can't stop the run. Ranked 27th in the league, the consistent nature of their failures on the ground has raised quite a stir. Packer Report's Matt Tevsh chatted with some of the team's primary run defenders to get their thoughts on the matter.

Matt Tevsh: What have you learned about your run defense this season that you can take forward the rest of the year? DE Jeremy Thompson: We need to play gap-sound. We have to stay physical in our gaps. With a running back like Adrian Peterson, you have to stay in your gap and make him come to you. DT Ryan Pickett: The big plays are really killing us. You can look back at every game and when... Recommended Stories

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