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The NFC crown runs through Lambeau Field

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game...
Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)(Nam Y. Huh | AP)
Published: Jan. 3, 2021 at 9:17 PM CST
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CHICAGO (WSAW) - The NFC title runs through Lambeau for just the second time with Aaron Rodgers as the Packers’ starting quarterback. January games at Lambeau Field. That’s a game-changer.

“You can come in and try to bark and be barefoot pregame, shirt off and do whatever you want to do, but at the end of the day, it’s a beast playing in that snow,” said Davante Adams. “It’s a beast playing in that weather.”

The last time the road went through Lambeau, the Packers lost in the Divisional Round, but time to rest and recover is never bad.

“It’s a different league,” said Aaron Rodgers. “Obviously, there is only one bye. I think we needed the bye. We need a couple of guys to get healthy. We’re a little banged up. I’m not worried about rust or anything.”

The past is the past. This Packers team has Aaron Rodgers who set a franchise record in passing touchdowns with 48 and a wide receiver in Davante Adams who tied a franchise record with 18 touchdown catches.

“Those guys are just the best at what they do,” said Matt LaFleur

“I’ll tell you what I told Tae in the locker room,” said Rodgers. “I said ’13.5 games, and you just had the greatest season of a Packer receiver in history.’”

Green Bay has shown it can win in a multitude of ways. The Bears’ game was no different. The Packers only had 44 plays, but it was more than enough to dismantle Chicago.

“Does it test your patience? No doubt about it,” said LaFleur. “You can’t panic. You gotta trust your plan and all the prep that you put in. It’s really a credit to those guys to be able to go out and execute when it gets a little tight.”

Another good sign for the Packers, Green Bay was a perfect 4-for-4 in the red zone. Now as for what the Packers are going to do on their bye week? Rodgers said the goal is to not get COVID.

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