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The No. 1 weakness of this Packers defense this year has been allowing big plays that surrender big yards, and consequently, big points.
While the secondary has struggled this year, the defensive line is also partially to blame as well, as they have struggled in getting to the quarterback. Both of these issues has resulted in some games that have been high-scoring shootouts, and if the Packers continue to get into these kind of games, the probability will rise that they will lose at some point.
This could be highly concerning in the playoffs especially, where they will play against talented offenses, including the Saints, Falcons, and even Giants. All of these teams gave the Packers a hard time at some point in the game, and will likely do it again if the defense doesn't improve.
The one saving grace for this defense is the ability to turn the ball over. They are ranked first in the league in turnovers, which is one of the big reasons they have been able to win so many games.
In many ways, this Packers defense is playing like the Saints did in 2009 when they won the Super Bowl: giving up lots of yards, but forcing turnovers that turn out to be the difference in the game.
Whether or not this kind of defense can win a Super Bowl again remains to be seen. But the Packers are going to need to improve on the defensive side of the ball if they want to avoid high-scoring affairs like they have in some of these games.