Found September 20, 2012 on Football Nation:
Every NFL season is full of surprises.  Team performance can vary wildly from year to year, earning the NFL the nickname "Not For Long" League.The Packers are usually immune to this trend.  They usually have the same coach and GM for a decade or more, which brings team unity and success.  Even in this time of heavy turnover, they have a GM (Ted Thompson) that joined them in 2005, and has spent 15 of the last 20 years in their organization.  Their head coach (Mike McCarthy) was hired in 2006, and shows no signs of being fired anytime soon.The Seahawks, however, are still building.  They brought in a free agent QB, only to bench him for a promising rookie.  Their head coach was hired in 2010, and has failed to bring them a winning record (although he did lead them to the only playoff victory by a team with a losing team).  They have shown signs of life, beating a talented Dallas Cowboys team that is going to have a big week, and almost beating the Cardinals in Arizona, who ...
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