GREEN BAY, Wis. -- In this week's meeting with the media, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked about returning to his home state of California for the playoff game this weekend in San Francisco, what can be taken away from the Week 1 game against the 49ers and much more.
Five question-and-answer highlights:
1. What do you remember from your first playoff game and what did you learn from it?
RODGERS: I think the nerves were definitely there. It was a road game, it was a loud environment. We had a lot of confidence and I think you learn that you have to start well in the game, and you can't make mistakes. We turned the ball over two of our first three plays and fought back to get in the game and had a chance to win in overtime. You've got to make the plays that are there.
2. Why have you (and the team) been so successful on the road?
RODGERS: I think Mike (McCarthy) does a real good job of setting the schedule every week and making sure we have enough time to prepare but also...