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Running Game Comparison

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In this companion piece to our main story of the day, here is a look at how the Packers' running game compares in the McCarthy era and on a weekly basis this season.

Here's a numerical look at the Green Bay Packers' running game. The McCarthy era Year: The first figure, which is from TeamRankings.com, is the percentage of running plays, including all carries by the quarterbacks (with league ranking in parentheses). The second figure is carries by the running backs. 2012: 42.0 percent (16). 36...

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