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Bears Vs. Packers: Aaron Rodgers Gives Green Bay Early NFC Championship Lead, 7-0

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is off to a scorching start here in frigid Chicago (nice!), completing four straight passes during the NFC Championship Game’s opening drive. He then ran in from a yard out after a fake to FB John Kuhn, barely nosing the ball inside the pylon.

The drive went 84 yards in seven plays, taking four minutes off the clock. Rodgers threw for 76 yards, 48 of them on a pair of targets to WR Greg Jennings, who does not appear willing to be tackled. WR Jordy Nelson and RB James Starks also contributed catches, with Nelson’s going for 22 yards.

The drive looked to be in trouble early on, when Starks’ kick return was stuffed well inside Green Bay’s 20. But the same thing happened to Starks several times last week in the Georgia Dome, so maybe this is just their thing.

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