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Packers Survive Special Teams

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From bad field-goal kicking by Mason Crosby to a bad gamble by coach Mike McCarthy to bad coverage and bad returns, Green Bay's special teams were dominated by the Bears' units.

CHICAGO – On a board inside the Green Bay Packers locker room hangs a chart with a list of about 12 special-teams goals, with things ranging from 100 percent ball security to explosive returns to better net punting average. Last week against Detroit, the Packers hit on every goal. On Sunday against the Bears, the Packers saw their outstanding special-teams units outplayed in just about every... Recommended Stories


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