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Midterm Report: Defensive Line

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With the Packers enjoying a much-needed bye, we continue our position-by-position report on the team with the defensive line. That position group is arguably the most improved on the team, both in terms of sacks and run defense.

Packer Report's position-by-position midseason review continues with the defensive line. Overview Position coach Mike Trgovac frequently points out that his unit doesn't play like most teams' defensive lines. Playing the run comes first. Outside of third-and-long situations, his players don't charge upfield at the snap. Thus, sack numbers aren't the best way to judge his unit. Nonetheless, it...

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