Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 1/15/12

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers leaps into the stands after scoring a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau Field on November 15, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Cowboys 17-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
              During the regular season, the Green Bay Packers lost a total of six fumbles. In their playoff game against the New York Giants, they lost three. And that was only part of went wrong for the Packers in their shocking 37-20 loss to the Giants. Aaron Rodgers was far from efficient and the receiving core dropped a season-high eight balls. This weekend’s big winners were the San Francisco 49ers who will get another home game when they host the Giants in the NFC Championship game. Lambeau Field doesn’t hold the lustrous home-field advantage that it used to have. From 1939 to 2001, the Packers were a perfect 13-0 in playoff home games, since then, they are a paltry 2-4, including two losses to the Giants. Believe it or not, this marked Rodgers first-ever playoff start at home. Perhaps, it would have been better for the Packers to lose more games during the regular season and play on the road the entire way like they did last season as the final wild-card team. From the sta...
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