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Capers' tinkering pays dividends for defense

10:23 PM, Dec. 9, 2013
Packers defensive end Mike Neal gets in the face of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as cornerback Micah Hyde brings him down from behind in the fourth quarter Sunday. Kyle Bursaw/ Press-Gazette Media
Packers defensive end Mike Neal gets in the face of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as cornerback Micah Hyde brings him down from behind in the fourth quarter Sunday. Kyle Bursaw/ Press-Gazette Media
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It's getting late in the season for coordinator Dom Capers to be making personnel adjustments, but that was one of the factors that helped the Green Bay Packers' defense turn in a solid performance in a victory against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

"Ideally, this time of year you probably would rather not have to do that, but we're trying to seek and find the best combination of people," said Capers, whose defense struggled in the month leading up to the Falcons game.

Several players received increased playing time Sunday, including safety Sean Richardson, cornerbacks Micah Hyde and Jarrett ...

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