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Tales from the Tape: Defense

CB Zack Bowman (Rob Grabowski/USP)

Chicago's defense gave up 35 points to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday – the second-most points they've allowed all season. We go to the film room to figure out what went wrong last weekend.

First quarter -3rd and 3. QB Aaron Rodgers is in shotgun. TE Jermichael Finley is wide left. Chicago uses man coverage. LB Nick Roach is a few yards across from Finley. At the snap, Finley runs a slant pattern and leaves Roach in his dust. Rodgers hits him on a slant for 11 yards and a first down. The week before, in Green Bay's only loss this season, the Kansas City Chiefs lined up an extra...

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