Posted December 27, 2012 on min.scout.com
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Matt Kalil has held up well in pass protection as a rookie, but he will face another challenge in Green Bay’s Clay Matthews, a player he knows well from their USC days together. Kalil and John Sullivan talked about Matthews and the Packers’ scheme.
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