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Sunday’s Loss Adds to the Recent Playoff Heartache

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This year's Green Bay Packers looked like a team on a mission. Like a team destined to end up in Indianapolis and atone for the franchise's Super Bowl loss 14 years ago in San Diego. Since that fateful day on the West Coast, the Packers have had some of the toughest playoff defeats of all the teams in the NFL. Where does Sunday's loss sit on that list?  (more…)

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A Giant Disappointment

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The Packers confirmed Sunday the abnormally long list of flaws that had fans of the 15-1 NFC North champs on the edge of their seats all season long. The deep-rooted problems lie on defense, though miscues like dropped passes and fumbles played a major role in the loss. It was sheer sluggishness that cemented the Packers' fate though, as Green Bay kissed their magical season goodbye in front of a hopeful Lambeau audience. Let's pretend for a second that the Packers at least played a fundamentally sound game, free of turnovers and dropped passes. We suddenly have a ball game...but…

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Title Game Berth Could Be Decided in Trenches

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It's not worth comparing this Sunday's divisional playoff matchup to the 2007 NFC title game that saw the New York Giants knock off No.4 and the second-seeded Green Bay Packers. Both teams have changed dramatically over the past four years, as have most teams in the league. In 2008, the Packers handed the franchise reins over to Aaron Rodgers and then employed a new defensive scheme. The Giants have since become much more pass-happy on offense. However, one aspect of Tom Coughlin's Giants has not changed in four years: the prowess seen in the Giants' defensive line.  (more…)

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