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Morning roundup: Blown defensive assignments thing of the past

Dec. 29, 2012
 

A year ago the Packers defense was surrendering gobs of yardage and big plays. Part of the problem stemmed from blown assignments.

Those problems seem to be a thing of the past, according to Rob Demovsky, who writes about how the communication on defense is so good that in recent weeks there has rarely if ever been a blown assignment: http://pck.rs/W6puq4

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*In Pete Dougherty's column, he observes that while the Packers may have just two legitimate Pro Bowl players (Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews), the fact they are superb at vital positions (quarterback and pass rusher) makes Green Bay one of only a handful of teams capable of winning the Super Bowl: http://pck.rs/VcYy9c

*In our Packers notebook (http://pck.rs/VmNB7I), we learn that the playing status of receiver/return man Randall Cobb for the Vikings matchup could come down to the wire and be a game day decision.

*In Weston Hodkiewicz's weekly Q&A, he sits down with Jeremy Ross, who was bound and determined to make up for his fumble against the Bears two weeks ago: http://pck.rs/VmFbNC

*In Demovsky's Insider, he gives a Thumbs Up to the Packers' run game, which is starting to pick up steam: http://pck.rs/U71zZg

*Numbers guru Eric Goska says Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in a league of his own: http://pck.rs/12Menta

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*In case you missed it, check out the latest Insider's video: http://pck.rs/TI9O1A

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