Packers tally 14 pressures from OLB Za'Darius Smith vs. Panthers

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Packers tally 14 pressures from OLB Za'Darius Smith vs. Panthers
Packers tally 14 pressures from OLB Za'Darius Smith vs. Panthers

Za'Darius Smith didn't have a sack on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, but the Green Bay Packers outside linebacker was nothing if not ultra-productive rushing the passer. Position coach Mike Smith told Wes Hodkiewicz of the team's official site that the Packers recorded 14 total pressures from Smith. The official box score credited Smith with nothing more than three quarterback hits. A good day at the office, to be sure. But box scores often lie, and clearly Smith was far more impactful as a rusher than his traditional statistics indicated. The same was true for Kenny Clark, who set a new career-high with 10 pressures but didn't have a sack. The Packers lined Smith up all over the defensive

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