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Packers Tackle Major Chink in Defensive Armor

With a heightened emphasis, Green Bay has gone from one of the worst tackling teams in the NFL to one of the best. Because of that improvement, the Packers are allowing fewer big plays and fewer points.

The Green Bay Packers had a multitude of problems on defense last season. Exacerbating almost all of them, the Packers acted as if tackling would cause a rash. And that led to a rash of big plays against a defense that was practically airtight in leading the charge to the Super Bowl the year prior. What a difference a year makes. According to a team-by-team analysis compiled by...