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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer Now that it's gone, Green Bay Packers players admit they are disappointed they aren't in position to pull off a perfect season.
And they don't seem to put much stock in the theory that a well-timed loss can help a good team focus going into the playoffs.
Still, there's home-field advantage at stake - and, ultimately, a Super Bowl left to shoot for - giving the Packers plenty to play for going into their game Sunday night against NFC North rival Chicago at Lambeau Field.
''Yeah, it's disappointing, but at the same time, it's not end-all, be-all,'' safety Charlie Peprah said. ''We're still 13-1, still control our own destiny as far as getting home field. That's what, really, we're focused on. Feeling sorry for ourselves, we let that go already. Everybody's back and focused.''
When the Packers returned to practice Wednesday, coach Mike McCarthy saw a team...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Yes, it's true. The previously undefeated Green Bay Packers did lose to the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Bay Packers QB AARON RODGERS received 1,581,982 fan votes to
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers is the 2011 Male Athlete of the Year chosen by members of The Associated Press after his MVP performance in the Green Bay Packers' Super Bowl victory in February and his stellar play during the team's long unbeaten run this season. Rodgers received 112 ...
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When Aaron Rodgers needs to rekindle the feelings that drove his rise from a junior college quarterback to Super Bowl MVP, he doesn't have to look too far.
Rodgers held on to the many rejection letters he received from marquee college programs as he was coming out of high school. Even today, he leaves a few of them sitting out at his house.
''I chose the couple that...
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who followed a Super Bowl MVP performance early this year with perhaps the greatest regular season in NFL history, has been named the Associated Press male athlete of the year for 2011. Rodgers got 112 votes from the 212 American news organizations that voted for the award, easily outpacing the second-place…
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