It's an amazing accomplishment for the defending Super Bowl champions. Hypothetically if the NFL season were to end today, the Packers would be crowned the champions.
The Packers still have a lot of work to do, but they are in the best position in the league right now: undisputed first place.
Going back to 1970, one-fourth of the NFL's last remaining undefeated teams have gone on to play in the Super Bowl. In the last 15 years, the last remaining undefeated team has made the Super Bowl on nine occasions, winning it four times.
It's important to note, though, that every last remaining undefeated team that started their season 6-0 or better, made the playoffs.
For a team in the situation the Packers are in, their bye week couldn't come at a more perfect time in the season. The most common week for the last remaining undefeated team to lose their first game has been Week 8.
The Packers are king of the hill right now, and that is a good reason to be optimistic about the Packers defending their Super Bowl title.
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