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Flynn Takes Some Blame for Skyrocketing Sacks

What had been a renaissance season in terms of sacks allowed has regressed over the last two weeks. Matt Flynn has absorbed 12 sacks the last two weeks. In a way, the problem is understandable. And it beats the alternative.

Aaron Rodgers was injured and the Green Bay Packers' season came off the rails because of a sack. That painful fact notwithstanding, the Packers had protected the passer better than they had for years. Through the first 10 games, Green Bay had allowed 23 sacks. Its sack rate of 6.61 percent ranked 11th in the league, a vast improvement over a 28th-ranked 9.14 percent in 2012, a 22nd-ranked 7.4...

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