NFL Playoffs: Are the Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers the Most Feared Team?

January 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers almost beat the New England Patriots in the regular season, but their quarterback for that game was Matt Flynn, not all-pro Aaron Rodgers.
If Rodgers had been able to play, the Packers would likely have beaten the Patriots. Instead, he was recovering from a concussion, but is now healthy, and Atlanta Falcons fans should be scared.
Rodgers and the Packers offense are one-dimensional. After losing their starting running back Ryan Grant in the season opener, the Packers have gotten little production out of the running game.
They decided not to trade for Marshawn Lynch, who won the Seattle Seahawks their playoff opener vs. the New Orleans Saints on Saturday.
But Green Bay's passing attack is so good that head coach Mike McCarthy doesn't need to worry about the running game not stepping up.
Rodgers has a great group of wide receivers to throw to, led by Greg Jennings, who burst onto the the NFL scene in 2007 and has become a top receiver.<...

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