Originally posted on Lombardi Ave  |  Last updated 11/9/11
The quick-scoring abilities of the Packers' offense has caused problems for the Packers defense. Raymond T. Rivard photograph Expectations were high for the Wisconsin Badgers football team in 2000. The year before, they won the Rose Bowl and Ron Dayne won the Heisman. Despite Dayne’s departure to the NFL, UW fans weren’t worried because the new starting running back, Michael Bennett, looked like another superstar in the making.But when the Badgers switched running backs it also altertered the way they played games. How could just one player affect nearly all other aspects of the game, including the defense?The answer lies in a couple statistics that are wreaking havoc on the Packers’ defense this season: Time of possession and number of possessions. … [visit site to read more]Packers’ offense partly to blame for defensive woes - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - A Green Bay Packers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
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