Posted November 21, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Justin Tuck knows there is a way to neutralize Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Thinking about rattling him is probably not the way to go for the slumping New York Giants. ''I don't know,'' Tuck said of Sunday's game between the two most recent Super Bowl champions. ''We haven't rattled him yet. We've had success against him, slowed him down in his progressions because of some different looks. As far as being rattled? No, I haven't seen that yet. ''I hope I'm wrong. I hope we get an opportunity to rattle him on Sunday.'' For a primer on how, exactly, to unnerve the NFL's top-rated passer, Tuck might want to go back to last year's playoff game in Green Bay, where Osi Umenyiora and Michael Boley split four sacks and applied enough pressure on Rodgers to induce him to throw a game-sealing interception to safety Deon Grant. That 37-20 Giants win was a far different affair than the teams' regular-season m...
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