With the Packers enjoying a much-needed bye, we continue our position-by-position report on the team…
Gameday Notebook: Doing More with Less
Less A.J. Hawk, apparently, is more A.J. Hawk. His snaps reduced by about 10 per game over the last two seasons, the Green Bay Packers' veteran inside linebacker is having one of the best seasons of his career. In eight games, he's got a team-high 71 tackles. That puts him on pace for 142 tackles, which would be his most since piling up 155 as a rookie in 2006. From 2007 through 2011, Hawk averaged 115 tackles. "Obviously, I don't feel positive about that," Hawk said of his reduced playing time. "I want to play every down. People ask me, ‘Does it help you, playing less? Are you a better player when you're not on the field as much?' No, I'll never agree to that. I'll never say that's true. But maybe I've turned the corner a little bit. I've kind of said, ‘You know what? When I'm in, I don't care. I'm going to go crazy.' Maybe I do have a little more energy when I am in, but I still want to be in there 100 percent of the time." It's not that Hawk is making more tackles, it's that he's...
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