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Notebook: Secondary not worried about turnover numbers

7:27 PM, Nov. 15, 2013
Green Bay Packers defensive backs Morgan Burnett (42) and Tramon Williams (38) defend a pass against DeSean Jackson (10) during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field. Lukas Keapproth/Press-Gazette Media
Green Bay Packers defensive backs Morgan Burnett (42) and Tramon Williams (38) defend a pass against DeSean Jackson (10) during Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field. Lukas Keapproth/Press-Gazette Media
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Through the highs and lows, the one constant of the Green Bay Packers' secondary in recent years has been the ability to create turnovers.

At its peak in 2009, the defense led the NFL with 30 interceptions and was the league's second-ranked unit. In 2011, the Packers' total defense plummeted to the league's worst, but still generated a league-leading 31 picks.

That's why this season has been so puzzling. Through nine games, the Packers have forced a league-low three interceptions and have an opposing passer rating allowed (99.5) that's fifth-worst in the NFL. ...

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