TEMPE, Ariz. The last time the Packers came to University of Phoenix Stadium, the two teams staged one of the greatest playoff games in NFL history, with the Cardinals prevailing 51-45 in overtime when cornerback Michael Adams stripped Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the ball and linebacker Karlos Dansby returned the fumble 17 yards for a touchdown.
Earlier on that series, Rodgers missed Greg Jennings wide open down the field for a sure touchdown.
Rodgers was asked Wednesday how long it took him to get over that game and that missed connection.
A couple days, he said. Thanks for bringing that up, though.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy said that game was still valuable for his club, even though Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner shredded Green Bay by completing 29 of 33 passes for 379 yards and five touchdowns in the final home game of his career.
It was definitely a game that we could point to where we felt we were ready to take the next step, McCarthy said. Obviously, we w...