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Packers' Comeback Problems Run Deep

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With two late-game failures in three weeks, you've probably heard that Aaron Rodgers is 9-26 with a chance to win the game in the fourth quarter. No matter coach Mike McCarthy's spin on the subject, that record is a problem that starts with the quarterback but runs much deeper.

The Green Bay Packers have a problem, no matter how coach Mike McCarthy views it. When trailing by one score in the fourth quarter during the Aaron Rodgers era, the Packers are 6-25, according to data compiled by's Scott Kacsmar. Most of that futility falls under the watch of Rodgers, who is 5-23 since becoming the starter in 2008 and 5-24 when you include his comeback at... Recommended Stories

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