Black and Blue all over: Glimpses of GB's defense

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

If you're hoping to leave Lambeau Field on Saturday night with a strong sense of Green Bay's new 3-4 defense, you might be disappointed. As Jason Wilde of the Wisconsin State Journal writes, the Packers might not use even 40 percent of their defensive playbook in the preseason opener against Cleveland.

Coach Mike McCarthy said the volume target is 33 percent to 40 percent. According to Wilde, the Packers have more than 100 plays in Dom Capers' new 3-4 scheme. Doing the math, you'll see about 35 of those looks Saturday night.

Capers: "I think there's a balance there. There's certain things you'd rather not play, rather not show, but you want to see your package and execute some of your package, too."

That balance will be noteworthy throughout the preseason as the Packers continue to unveil the new scheme.

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