Billick: Defense is key
are positioned to be the favorites.
will be a factor, particularly if Brett Favre is on board. The defense in Green Bay is now under Dom Capers, and the
could very well be the team that we thought they would be last year.
More importantly, can the
return to playing defense to the way they used to? Coach
is calling the plays now and will be the de facto defensive coordinator. That combination will be key for the
need to get healthy defensively. They need to have their big players -- Tommie Harris,
-- play up to their contracts.
have enough to make teams respect their passing game. They have a unique combination of targets. They had more than 90 catches out of their TEs last season, plus
out of the backfield. The numbers are there.
, who I saw several times last year, has become a legitimate WR. I don't know if he's a No. 1, but you have to respect his speed. I think they have enough weapons for Cutler.