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Black and Blue all over: Big talk in GB

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

Some bold, and perhaps justified, talk emanated Sunday from Green Bay's locker room. Cornerback Charles Woodson sees no limitations for a Packers team that has cruised to a 3-0 preseason record. According to Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Woodson said:

"We've got a chance at winning the whole thing, I believe. Still got a long way to go. We're not there yet, but we have a chance."

More than anything, Woodson is excited about the Packers' new defensive scheme under Dom Capers.

Woodson: "With Dom coming in, this new scheme, I don't think I've ever been more excited, or more ready to get the season underway than this year."

If nothing else, I think the Packers have demonstrated this summer that the NFC North will be a three-team race in 2009. I'm not sure if I will allow preseason results to change my season predictions, but I admit the Packers have given me reason for pause before I submit my final divisional rankings to the mother ship later Monday.

Continuing around the NFC North: