Originally posted on NBC Washington  |  Last updated 1/13/12
If there's one thing the NFL does better than just about everyone else in the world, it is hype. There's no story too small for the league to turn into a media firestorm and they've gotten so good at stoking the fires that it sometimes seems like the off-season generates more attention than the games themselves. Given this ability, it's a bit odd that it has felt like the 15-1, defending Super Bowl champion Packers, have been flying under the radar this season. Odd, perhaps, but totally understandable. The hype machine is so big and so good at what it does that any story that crops up over the course of the season inevitably grabs hold of all the oxygen in the room and leaves nowhere for the consistent greatness of the Pack to go to get attention. In a year where an unquantifiable amount of time was spent talking about Tim Tebow, Aaron Rodgers' MVP season got little more than nods from the gallery. That remained true even as Drew Brees was feted for breaking the record for passing y...
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