Despite familiarity, Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals promise surprises : Packers Insider

Despite familiarity, Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals promise surprises

January 5, 2010 by  
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Jan 6, 2010 ~ By Rob Demovsky, Press-Gazette

~The Green Bay Packers have seen the Arizona Cardinals as often this season as their NFC North rivals from Chicago, Detroit and Minnesota — teams they know inside and out, backwards and forwards.

BJ Raji & his mates won't be wearing the green anymore this season, unless they make it to Dallas in what would be the NFC Championship game

BJ Raji & his mates won't be wearing the green anymore this season, unless they make it to Dallas in what would be the NFC Championship game

But how much do they really know about their wild-card playoff opponent?

Considering they saw Arizona play a vanilla preseason game back in August, and they walloped a stripped-down version of the Cardinals in this past Sunday’s regular-season finale, Packers coach Mike McCarthy and his staff will have to prepare for a bit of an unknown even though the teams are meeting this coming Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium for a third time in less than five months.

“We’ve watched them a good bit,” Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin said. “We prepared hard (for Sunday’s game), as we would for any team that we played. Do they have certain other calls in their playbook? I’m sure that they do.”  Full story here

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