Explosive Dallas Cowboys biggest test yet for Green Bay Packers defense : Packers Insider

Explosive Dallas Cowboys biggest test yet for Green Bay Packers defense

November 13, 2009 by  
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By Tom Pelissero, GB Press Gazette
November 13th, 2009

Green Bay Packers coaches haven’t been shy in recent weeks about pointing to their No. 4 ranking in total defense as evidence Dom Capers’ scheme is working.

Well, if ever there were a week to back up the stats, this is it.   

No-name Miles Austin torched the Packers last year. Now he's an emerging star for the Cowboys. Keep Woodson on him, Dom Capers!

No-name Miles Austin torched the Packers last year. Now he's an emerging star for the Cowboys. Keep Woodson on him, Dom Capers!

On a two-game losing skid and their playoff hopes realistically on the line, Capers’ crew must tackle the unenviable task of stopping Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys offense, as effective and explosive a unit as the NFL has seen over the past month. 

“They lead the league in yards per play (6.5), they’re No. 1 in the league — I think that tells you a lot,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said this week. “Our defensive staff feels it’s the best offense we’ve played to date, as far as the ability to run it and throw…      full story from TP here

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