Green Bay escaped with a close 30-24 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 11, but not without some serious casualties on defense. The Packers improving defense lost both OLB Aaron Kampman and CB Al Harris to ACL tears on Sunday, and both players are expected to miss the remainder of the season. Both of these potentially catastrophic injuries will test the Packers new 3-4 defense, and could decimate a defense that shined in a win over the Dallas Cowboys last week. Kampman was having a down year after switching from the defensive line to the outside as a linebacker. The 34-year-old Harris was regarded as "slowing down," despite being the Packers second-best cover corner. The injuries could likely thrust either Brandon Chillar or Brady Poppinga into the starting lineup. Either could b ...
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