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Packers defense ready to deal with heightened expectations

Packers Rookie Minicamp Football
Posted at 5:10 AM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 06:10:54-04

GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers may rely on a different formula than usual as they chase their fourth consecutive NFC North title and first Super Bowl berth in more than a decade.

The trade of All-Pro receiver Davante Adams could force the Packers to lean more on a defense that returned most of its top playmakers and added two first-round draft picks.

That defense aims to take some of the pressure off reigning MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers and help him earn his second Super Bowl berth.

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