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Can the Packers compete in 2006?

Brett Favre's Doug Ritchay analyzes the Green Bay Packers' chances of winning, yes winning, the NFC North Division title this season. Despite finishing dead last in the division last year at 4-12, Ritchay explains why the Packers can reclaim the title that they owned from 2002-04.

For the next month the NFL goes into hibernation before training camps open, and for now most teams feel pretty good about themselves. Should the Packers feel this way? Since Mike Sherman was escorted out of Green Bay and Mike McCarthy was welcomed in, here's what has happened: * Brett Favre has returned for another season. * A.J. Hawk was drafted in the first round of the NFL draft, and some... Recommended Stories

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