Green Bay Packers Questions by Position: Outside Linebackers

No matter how many big plays provided by Julius Peppers, the Green Bay Packers didn’t get enough impact from their outside linebackers during the season-and-a-half in which Clay Matthews was moved to inside linebacker. Outside linebackers are the lifeblood of a 3-4 scheme, and the ho-hum production posted by Mike Neal and Nick Perry just wasn’t good enough. With Matthews back at outside linebacker, that position has gone from weakness to strength.

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