Originally written on NBC Chicago  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Suddenly, the NFC North is where the best football is being played, and where wildcards live or die. With three out of the four teams still in running for the playoffs, ESPN even asked if the NFC North is the "center of the universe." (Obviously, the answer to that is yes because Chicago is the center of the NFC North and Chicago is the center of the universe.) What's the story of the other teams from cities that can appreciate cold weather and a great lake? Green Bay Packers (7-0): Sheesh. They're still really good. Aaron Rodgers is so good that's it's obnoxious. His QB rating is an unbelievable 125.7, and he's on pace to have the best QB rating of all time. It's hard to find any games in their schedule that could be losses. They're so good that it's hard to even hate them. But it's OK. It's Green Bay. You can still hate them. Detroit Lions (6-2): Hard-hitting Ndamukong Suh had a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about the legality of those hard hits, and now ...
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