-- Since head coach Mike McCarthy took over play-calling duties prior to the Packers' Week 14 win over the Dallas Cowboys,Panthers Store Aaron Rodgers has just 573 passing yards, a figure that ranks 23rd in the NFL.
-- The Packers' defensive line took a big hit against the Cardinals,Patriots Store as lineman B.J. Raji (concussion) and right tackle Bryan Bulaga (ankle) both exited the game due to injuries.Dion Lewis Jersey
-- Green Bay had opportunities to capitalize on Arizona's mistakes, as the Cardinals racked up 109 penalty yards on 10 penalties.
WHAT IT MEANT
The Packers will officially play on Wild Card weekend after falling to 10-5,12th Fan Jersey while even home field advantage is now up in the air. A first-round bye is now out of reach, while the NFC North will come down to a matchup with the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field.Javon Hargrave Jersey
The Vikings will head to Lambeau on a two-game winning streak, but history favors the Packers in this scenario. In their past 10 games against Minnesota Green Bay is 8-1-1,Tyler Boyd Jersey including a 5-0-1 record at home.
PLAYER OF THE GAME
Packers fans first heard about long snapper Rick Lovato earlier in the week, when Green Bay signed the rookie following a season-ending injury to special teams veteran Brett Goode.Larry Fitzgerald Jersey
You didn't hear about him on Sunday, as Lovato posted a quietly solid outing in his first NFL game. A week after working in his dad's sub shop back in New Jersey,Von Miller Jersey Lovato should give the Packers confidence at long snapper going forward, even if question marks abound nearly everywhere else.
DON'T FORGET ABOUT ME
Defensive end Mike Daniels is making good on that $41 million contract extension.Dallas Cowboys Jerseys The hulking defender scooped up a Carson Palmer screen pass in the second quarter, before rumbling down to the Cardinals' 15-yard line.
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