Originally written November 05, 2012 on Football Nation:
Two teams heading in different directions met Sunday and continued to head in those same directions. Green Bay won their fourth straight game Sunday 31-17 over Arizona, handing the Cardinals their fifth straight loss. The Green Bay Packers rushed for 176 yards, their best total since October of 2009. None of those rushing yards went for a touchdown, and Aaron Rodgers had 33 of the yards, but it is a good sign the team still accounted for 143 yards on hand-offs."That's the way you want to run the ball," McCarthy said. "Aaron obviously made some plays with his feet and added to the total. I was very pleased with the rushing effort."More significant were the injuries.Already without five starters, Jordy Nelson injured his ankle late in the 1st quarter and did not return. Right tackle Brian Bulaga left the game early in the 2nd quarter with a hip injury and did not return. Clay Matthews injured his hamstring late in the 3rd quarter and also did not return.It was ...
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