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« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2015, 09:48:09 pm »
Mike Pennel becoming fixture on defense
Mike Spofford

Second-year defensive lineman did his job vs. Seahawks

GREEN BAY – Week 2 provided some redemption for Packers defensive lineman Mike Pennel.

Pulled early from the opener in Chicago – his first NFL start – when Bears running back Matt Forte got rolling, Pennel made up for it last Sunday. Along with veteran linemen B.J. Raji and Mike Daniels, Pennel played his part in holding Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch to just 41 yards on 15 carries.

Pennel held his ground when needed and got penetration into the backfield when called for, staying within the scheme better as he was credited with three tackles, including one for loss on Lynch. He also had one QB pressure...

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