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Capers may need to fill Raji's big shoes

8:20 PM, Oct. 12, 2012
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji (90) is carted off the field after getting injured during Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji (90) is carted off the field after getting injured during Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
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On paper, this reads like a recipe for disaster: The Green Bay Packers may have to face one of the best running teams in the NFL without one of their most important run defenders.

Nose tackle B.J. Raji is a long shot to play in Sunday night's game against the Houston Texans, whose offense is perhaps more predicated on the running game than any team the Packers have played this season.

"That's their whole game plan," Packers defensive line coach Mike Trgovac said Friday. "They're going to play-action pass you, and they're going to run the ball." ...

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