The last meaningful game the Packers played in December did not go well. Hellacious winds scoured Soldier Field, Brett Favre threw a pair of picks and the Chicago Bears beat the Packers 35-7. The next week, the Packers, having sewn up the two seed, pummeled the Lions with mostly back-ups and coasted into the playoffs. That was already two years ago. Last season, the Packers were 5-7 heading into December and riding a two-game losing streak. They proceeded to finish December a disappointing 1-3, dropping those three games by a combined 10 points.á Since Mike McCarthy joined the team, the Packers have goneá8-5 in the month of December. That isnÆt going to get it done. á To some degree, it is a microcosm of the McCarthy tenure in Green Bay: The Packers canÆt finish, whether itÆs drives, ...
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