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Packers Show 'Courage' in Season-Saving Rally

McCarthy (Jeff Hanisch - USA Today Sports)

After a fluke pick-six late in the half, it would have been easy for the Packers to follow human nature and throw in the towel on Sunday. Rather than succumb to that "here we go again" mentality, the Packers did something they hadn't done since 2004 in keeping their season alive.

The Green Bay Packers were like a dazed and confused heavyweight fighter who had just been hit by a haymaker. Against Atlanta on Sunday, a fluke touchdown on an interception proved to be a potential 10- or 14-point swing. For a team that had fallen from first place in the NFC North to the cusp of playoff oblivion in barely a month, the Packers looked like they were down for the count. Instead... Recommended Stories

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