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Should Packer Fans Be Thinking Super Bowl?

Football ManiaxsSenior Writer IAugust 28, 2010

Every year there are matchups in the preseason that are intriguing, because they may be possible Super Bowl previews.

It is even better when those matchups take place in the third preseason game. Thursday Night was one of those nights when the Indianapolis Colts took on the Green Bay Packers. Both teams made the playoffs in 2009.

 

The Colts won the AFC Championship Game and lost to the New Orleans Saints 31-17 in the Super Bowl and the Packers were a wild card team that lost in the first round to the Arizona Cardinals 51-45 in overtime.

Both teams return excellent quarterbacks. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning is one of the best to ever put on a uniform and Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has been nothing short of impressive in his first 32 starts. He is emerging as one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. The game was an offensive fireworks display. Manning was 15-for-26 for 214 yards, two touchdowns and one pick. Rodgers was even better, going 21-for-29 with 195 yard, three touchdowns and no picks. The result was a 28-17 lead for the Packers at halftime, before their reserves opened up the game in the second half. The final score was 59-24 in favor of the Packers...

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