Found November 27, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Greg Jennings this week. Clay Matthews next week. Charles Woodson and Cedric Benson in two weeks. If all four Packers stars can reach those projected return dates, Sunday's 38-10 loss to the New York Giants will become a game that won't be representative of the rest of this season. Very little about Green Bay's most recent effort indicated that the Packers have the talent to be a legitimate Super Bowl contender, but the impact of playing without Jennings, Matthews, Woodson and Benson cannot be overstated. They are four of coach Mike McCarthy's 12 best players and will give the team a significant upgrade once they're back on the field. And fortunately for the Packers, that should be just in time for their late-season playoff push and potential postseason run. After one game without Matthews, in which Green Bay racked up five sacks on Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, the Packers' defense appeared capable of getting by without their...
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