Green Bay Packers’ strengths and weaknesses heading into 2020 season

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 15: Jamaal Williams #30 and Aaron Jones #33 of the Green Bay Packers celebrate the win against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on September 15, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 15: Jamaal Williams #30 and Aaron Jones #33 of the Green Bay Packers celebrate the win against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on September 15, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images) /
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Weakness: Defending the run

Aucontraire, while the Packers’ offensive strategy is to run the ball, they don’t seem to care much about stopping it while on defense. At least, they’re more worried about giving up yards through the air than anything else.

The Packers were woefully inefficient when it came to stopping the run last season, a weakness that was never more clear than against the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game. And there’s enough blame to go around to everyone.

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The issue starts up front where the defensive line was constantly pushed around. Other then Kenny Clark, Tyler Lancaster and Dean Lowry provided little to no resistance. Once the offense got their hands on Green Bay’s big guys up front, Blake Martinez was blocked into oblivion. We’ll see if the addition of Christian Kirksey at inside linebacker helps or it could be a long season on the ground.