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Defensive Improvement Takes Away Takeaways

CB Casey Hayward (Bob Levey/USP)

Entering this season, no team in the NFL had forced as many turnovers as Green Bay. With only so much time available on the practice field, the Packers' penchant for forcing turnovers has slipped through their grasp this season.

A few weeks ago, Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers talked about how the team had made tackling a priority. "As a coach, if you believe there's a deficiency, then you need to emphasize it in any way that you can because my experience tells me that you normally get what you emphasize," Capers said. "If you want to be a takeaway team, you emphasize takeaways. If you want to be a...

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