Well-rested Packers prepare for wild-card race : Packers Insider

Well-rested Packers prepare for wild-card race

December 3, 2009 by  
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Dec 3, 2009
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — Coming off their Thanksgiving Day victory at Detroit, the Green Bay Packers are well rested and in the thick of the NFC wild-card race.

Tested by a stretch of three games in 12 days that included season-ending injuries to two key defensive players, the Packers not only survived but won all three to turn around their season after back-to-back losses in early November.

Look for Jordy Nelson to take a kick bacl for a TD soon. That is, if the refs stop flagging the Packers special teams all the time.

Look for Jordy Nelson to take a kick bacl for a TD soon. That is, if the refs stop flagging the Packers special teams all the time.

“We knew this three-game stretch was going to be very challenging physically,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters in Green Bay on Monday. “Now with the time off, we feel like we have a chance to regroup and take a run at these last final games. We really like where we are as a football team.”

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