Packer outside linebackers alone had 21.5 QB sacks in 2010, their Super Bowl championship season.  In 2011, that number dwindled to 12 and half of those belonged to Clay Matthews, or CM3 as he is often referred to.  Beyond Matthews, there was little production from the OLB position and the Defensive line didn’t help much either.  That lack of pressure put an extra strain on defensive backs who had to hold their coverage while opposing QB’s had virtually all day to throw.  It caught up with the team at the worst possible time, in the playoffs, and the Pack were one and done this past January.  Heading into this season, it was obvious the Packers defense, led by Defensive Coordinator Dom Capers, would need to find a way to get more pressure on the...

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