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Packers in title game: Biggest underdogs ever with Aaron Rodgers
by Larry Hartstein |

The Packers opened as 7-point underdogs in next Sunday's NFC Championship Game at Seattle -- the biggest underdogs they've ever been with Aaron Rodgers at quarterback, reports Pro Football Talk. Early action on Seattle pushed the line to 7.5 at most sportsbooks.

Citing the Spreadapedia database, PFT said the Packers have never closed as underdogs of seven or more points in any of Rodgers' 113 starts, including playoffs.

In fact, according to PFT, only once has Green Bay been even a 6-point dog with Rodgers starting. It happened in 2010 at the Jets, and the Packers won 9-0.

In Mike McCarthy's nine-year tenure, the Packers have been underdogs of a touchdown or more only three times. Two came in 2006 before Rodgers took over as the fulltime starter. In 2010, with Matt Flynn starting, Green Bay was a 14.5-point underdog at New England.

The large spread next Sunday stems from Seattle's home dominance, the Seahawks' season-opening 36-16 win over the Packers, and Rodgers' calf injury, which has all but eliminated his mobility.

In the AFC Championship Game, New England opened as a 7-point favorite over Indianapolis. The line was holding as of late Sunday night.

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Packers QB Aaron Rodgers not practicing Wednesday
by Michael Hurcomb |

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was absent from the portion of Wednesday's practice open to the media. Backup quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien were taking all the reps as the team is preparing for Sunday's divisional playoff game against the Cowboys.

Rodgers indicated he might miss practice time this week because of a lingering calf injury. However, it doesn't appear the injury will keep him sidelined for Sunday's game.

"It feels better," Rodgers told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday. "We'll see what happens this week, as far as practice reps. Everybody's so concerned about them. I'm not. And my teammates aren't either. We'd like to get out there at some point and move around a little bit. It just depends on how I'm feeling."

The Packers are 6-point favorites for Sunday's playoff game.

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Packers get offensive contributions
by Larry Hartstein |

The Packers got a slew of contributions in their Week 11 blowout of the Eagles. Among them, tight end Andrew Quarless caught both his targets for 35 yards, and tight end Richard Rodgers had a 19-yard grab.

Running back James Starks carried eight times for 9 yards and caught two passes for 17 yards. Fullback John Kuhn added a 3-yard carry.

Backup quarterback Matt Flynn completed both his attempts for 26 yards. They'll all visit Minnesota in Week 12.

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Packers' Matt Flynn picked off once in mop-up duty
by Igor Mello |

Packers quarterback Matt Flynn got some mop-up work in the fourth quarter of a comfortable Week 5 victory over the Vikings on Thursday. Flynn was picked off by Harrison Smith in his first drive of the night. He wasn't much of a factor, completing 3 of 5 passes for 22 yards. He also rushed for minus-1 yard on one carry in a 42-10 victory.

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Matt Flynn no lock to hold off Scott Tolzien
by Larry Hartstein |

Matt Flynn is the Packers' backup quarterback as of now, but Scott Tolzien could overtake him by the end of August, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. The paper called Tolzien "the younger arm with the higher ceiling."

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