Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews (52) and Erik Walden (93) sack Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler at Lambeau Field on Sept. 13, 2012. The Packers and the Arizona Cardinals lead the NFL with 26 sacks. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette
The Green Bay Packers are tied for the NFL lead in sacks with the Arizona Cardinals, their opponent in Sunday's game at Lambeau Field.
After eight games, the Packers have 26 sacks. Last year in 16 regular-season games, the Packers produced just 29 sacks.
"I think we've made significant improvement," defensive coordinator Dom Capers said. "That was kind of the thing last year was we were having a hard time getting pressure on the quarterback. I think through the first half of the season, I think there's been a significant improvement. I mean, obviously, if we're No. 1 in the league in sacks." ...