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Failure's Not an Option for Packers' Defense

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Is stopping the read-option really as easy as everyone doing their job, as the Packers have insisted throughout training camp? The challenge seems considerable based on sheer X's and O's and the versatility of the man running the show, Colin Kaepernick. We go in depth on the hottest topic leading into Sunday's game.

181. 579. Those are the underlined numbers from the Green Bay Packers' playoff loss at San Francisco last season. Behind Colin Kaepernick's 181 rushing yards — most by a quarterback in playoff history — the 49ers slashed, gashed and trashed the Packers' defense to the tune of 579 yards in a 45-31 blowout. Fairly or not, that night will forever be a black mark on defensive coordinator Dom...

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