Green Bay Packers: 5 Reasons the Defense Will Bounce Back

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Green Bay Packers: 5 Reasons the Defense Will Bounce Back
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The Packers may be 8-0, but their defense has struggled more than usual this year. This culminated in a less-than-stellar performance on Sunday, where the Packers allowed Philip Rivers to throw for four touchdowns and the Chargers offense to put up 38 points against them, something that hasn't been done since that infamous Wild Card game in 2009, where the Cardinals offense put up 45 points against the Pack.

In 2010, many thought the defense had turned a corner, as they were a key reason the team went on their Super Bowl run. This year, though, they have not followed up their success from the previous year.

However, here are five reasons that I believe that the Green Bay Packers defense isn't as bad as the statistics show and will bounce back in the second half of the season.

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