Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 8/28/12
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nick Perry has a feeling that something special is about to happen in Green Bay this season. If Perry and fellow starting outside linebacker Clay Matthews, along with the rest of the defense, are able to perform all season the way they did in their third preseason game last week, the Packers' rookie could be onto something.Finishing with only 29 sacks last season was a significantdrop from Green Bay's Super-Bowl-winning defense in 2010 that had 47 sacks. As opposing quarterbacks were able to stay on their feet more often a year ago, it didn't keep the Packers from 15 regular-season wins, but it did contribute to allowing more passing yards than any team in NFL history.But with the majority of Green Bay's starting defense playing the entire first half last week in a preseason win over the Cincinnati Bengals, Matthews and company showed signs of what made them so dominant in 2010. There were only two sacks, but there were seven quarterback hits and three pass deflec...
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