GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- After watching their defense fritter away too many leads last season, the Green Bay Packers now are knee-deep in a major transition.
Gone are former defensive coordinator Bob Sanders, most of his staff and the 4-3 defensive alignment. New defensive coordinator Dom Capers brought in new coaches and charged them with teaching players a 3-4 scheme -- a major adjustment.
But with a mandatory minicamp coming up next week, Packers coach Mike McCarthy is pleased with the progress Capers and his coaches are making. He credits players for spending time working one-on-one with coaches in the offseason.
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