Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/8/14
MADISON, Wis. Brendan Kelly popped in the game tapes this offseason and didn't like what he saw from himself in 2011. Kelly, a starting defensive end at Wisconsin, noticed he was a step slow at times and missing legitimate sack opportunities in the backfield. He wasn't alone."A lot of us d-linemen sat down and looked at the film from last year and saw those sacks that we just missed," Kelly said. "We really took a hard look at ourselves, especially on the d-line, to put pressure on the quarterbacks."Kelly and the rest of Wisconsin's defensive linemen believe they've found some answers as the Badgers prepare to open the 2012 season. Specifically, a healthier, more athletic, explosive and deeper unit could provide Wisconsin with the firepower that was lacking a year ago.For starters, the Badgers return defensive end David Gilbert, who played well through the first four games last season and appeared on his way to a breakout year, recording three sacks, 3.5 tackles for a loss and a fo...
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