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Defensive Turnaround Starts with Stopping Run

DE Ryan Pickett (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Some new faces and a few old standbys have come together to form one of the NFL's top run defenses. In fact, since Week 4, no run defense in the league has played as well as Green Bay's. Why? Ryan Pickett and Dom Capers have some answers.

The Green Bay Packers quietly have gone from one of the NFL's worst defenses to one of the best. One key has been Green Bay's run defense, which will play a vital role in Sunday night's game at the New York Giants and next week against Minnesota. Lost amid the torrent of big plays allowed through the air last season, the Packers finished 26th in the league with 4.7 yards allowed per carry and... Recommended Stories