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Winning Teams Overcome Injuries

Preventing injuries has been a major focus for the Packers, who have been among the most-injured teams in the league since Mike McCarthy took over as coach. Surprisingly, however, staying healthy has had little correlation to winning the ultimate prize.

Surprisingly, there's little correlation between injuries and on-the-field success. The Green Bay Packers, of course, are the poster childs for winning with injuries. When they won the Super Bowl in 2010, they did so after losing a league-high 91 games from their preferred starters due to injuries, based on research from Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Gosselin. For the Packers, most of the...

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