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Packers on the Rise

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GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (WXOW) - Any sort of season will be a let-down after last year's 15-1 mark, but after a 3-3 start the Packers are once again leading the NFC North and in prime position to clinch another division title.

What's better for Green Bay is unlike last year, where the packers sputtered out in their first playoff game, this year's team appears to be getting stronger heading into the home-stretch--especially in the running game, even though they're not exactly lighting up the scoreboard.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy said, "Trust me, we'd love to be out there scoring points, especially with the abilities of Aaron Rodgers and our perimeter group. But, the dynamics of our football team have changed. The way our season ended changed us. It changes the way you think a little bit, whether you want to agree with it, admit it, or not."

"I think the more balance we have as an offense makes us a better team," said WR Randall Cobb. "A defense can't predominately show us one coverage and force us to have to run the ball. They have to bring some guys into the box and open up the passing game for us."

The Packers will see if their renewed rushing attack continues on Sunday in Chicago.

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