Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 8/8/12
The Green Bay Packers are really bitter about their 37-20 playoff loss to the New York Giants— which knocked the top-seeded team out of last season's anticipated Super Bowl run— and Clay Matthews still won't give credit to Big Blue for winning the game. The Pack's Matthews went on the record and told Yahoo! Sports that "We picked the most inopportune time to play our worst ball.  The fact is, [the Giants] didn't beat us, we beat ourselves." On Wednesday, after the Giants' players got wind of the Matthews' whiny excuse for last January's loss, they just looked at their new Super Bowl rings and laughed. "Obviously you'd believe that [our] success would breed reality, right," Justin Tuck said before practice.  "I guess people love living in Fantasy Land and want to make excuses for the situation." Matthews, who refuses to believe his team lost, still thinks the Giants got lucky. "This year, I expect us [the Packers] to be right back where we should be," said the linebacker. This is...
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