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Allen going up against Packers backup tackle

Jared Allen is on pace to break the NFL record for most sacks in a season. Sunday he'll face second-string tackle Marshall Newhouse, as Packers starter Chad Clifton nurses a hamstring injury. The Pack came into the Dome without Clifton two years ago. Eight sacks later, they limped out with a loss.
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Jared Allen is on pace to break the NFL record for most sacks in a season. Sunday he'll face second-string tackle Marshall Newhouse, as Packers starter Chad Clifton nurses a hamstring injury. The Pack came into the Dome without Clifton two years ago. Eight sacks later, they limped out with a loss.

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