The Packers Behind Enemy Lines
Here's The Skinny From Minny
While interviewing LB Desmond Bishop in the lobby of the team hotel, I asked him about getting heat on number 4, and making Brett Favre feel pressure and throw off his back foot.
Bishop dropped this nugget: We'll have some special stuff for him. Meaning pressure. Meaning turnovers. Meaning this is why you hired Dom Capers and changed to the 3-4 defense. Bishop smart enough to also say he didn't want to give away the game plan, so I'm curious to see what wrinkles are added in.
When I asked WR James Jones about going back to the old school West Coast Offense with a lot of 3-step drops by Aaron Rodgers and quick slants, he merely smiled and danced around the question. I think that's a yes.
What would also help, but isn't expected, is a solid running attack. The Vikings haven't allowed a runner 100 yards for 26 straight games. The last was....Ryan Grant.
LT Chad Clifton did make the trip. The Packers still insist he will be a game time decision despite doing very little in practice.
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