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Capers wants to take emphasis off the blitz

8:55 PM, Sep. 7, 2012
Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers during training camp practice at Ray Nitschke Field, Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers during training camp practice at Ray Nitschke Field, Tuesday, August 28, 2012.
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It didn't take Dom Capers long to realize last season that if the Green Bay Packers were going to get much pressure on opposing quarterbacks, he would have to rely on blitz-heavy play calls.

His three- and four-man rushes weren't disruptive enough.

So Capers, by his own admission, blitzed more in 2011 than he did in his first two years as Packers defensive coordinator. According to ProFootballFocus.com, the Packers sent five or more rushers 46.3 percent of the time. Only the New Orleans Saints, at 50.3 percent, blitzed more last season. By comparison, Capers blitzed 36.9 percent of the time in ...

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