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Packers Hope To Capture Patriots Magic

Dom Capers wasn't in New England for long -- just one season -- but what he learned will be useful down the road. Heralded as the creator of the "blitzburgh" defense, Green Bay hopes Capers will bring a bit of that 3-4 defensive flair to the Packers defense. Learning some of Bill Belichick's schemes didn't hurt either.

Mike McCarthy signaled how he was determined to try to turn the Packers' listless defense upside down when he fired the majority of his defensive assistants, including coordinator Bob Sanders, after the season.The intended 180-degree transformation took further shape this week. The identity of Green Bay's defense with 4-3 base principles for nearly the last two decades was flipped to the NFL...

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