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Packers Missing More Than Just Rodgers' Arm

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Aaron Rodgers' absence has been felt in a big-time way in the run game, and not just because defenses can add an extra defender to the box. What is the issue-within-an-issue, and how can the Packers beat it to save their season on Sunday?

Aaron Rodgers isn't irreplaceable only because of his prolific passing numbers. It's because of his impact on every play. That's what the Green Bay Packers have been working against the last two weeks. Not only can't the offense rely on Rodgers to make plays with his right arm, but the running game's impact has been minimized because Rodgers isn't there to make plays with his brain. The... Recommended Stories

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