Steep price of Packers' pass-happy ways

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Steep price of Packers' pass-happy ways
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We noted earlier how the Green Bay Packers shifted heavily toward their passing game Sunday after tailback Cedric Benson departed with a foot injury. It was probably no coincidence that the Indianapolis Colts sacked quarterback Aaron Rodgers five times and forced him to scramble on four other occasions once the Packers dropped their commitment to the running game. It's a theme we've visited a few times already this season, and one that John McTigue of ESPN Stats & Information took a close look at Monday morning. The results of his research were quite revealing.

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