GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Morgan Burnett has endured a lot of criticism over the past year. After a season in which the Green Bay Packers top safety struggled with making big plays, many agreed that some level of criticism was warranted.
Burnett doesn't see it that way, though.
"I don't see it as a setback at all," Burnett said. "I treat every year as a way to get better as a player, mentally and physically, and that's what I'm doing going into this year.
"But I didn't look at it as a bad season or anything like that."
It's well chronicled that Burnett -- along with the Packers' entire safety group -- failed to record an interception or force a fumble in 2013. While those statistics are far from the only important ones for a safety, it's often a major turning point in a game when a turnover is forced.
Burnett opts to not pay attention to the opinions of those outside Lambeau Field headquarters. Inside the building, Burnett has support from safeties coach Darren Perry.
"I still think Morgan...