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Gameday Notebook: Green Light in Red Zone

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The Packers' offense is playing with astounding efficiency inside the 20-yard line. Plus, it's "next man up," Sam Bradford, a dynamic running duo and much, much more in our 21-point game preview that's guaranteed to be the biggest and best in the world.

For the Green Bay Packers, the red zone has been an express lane to the end zone. The final 20 yards are supposed to be the hardest to gain, but Green Bay has scored touchdowns on 14-of-18 trips to the red zone. That 77.8 percent efficiency leads the NFL by a wide margin, with Denver's 68.4 percent (13-of-19) ranking second. The only other team to score touchdowns two-thirds of the time is New... Recommended Stories

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