Green Bay Packers Unit Grades: How Kansas City Chiefs Ended Perfect Season

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Green Bay Packers Unit Grades: How Kansas City Chiefs Ended Perfect Season
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The talk of the Green Bay Packers' perfect season is over. Now ESPN will say Tim Tebow's name more than 88 times and devote more than half of their time to him.

Or start talking about last year's obsession, Brett Favre, again. They could go all the way back to Joe Namath for all I care, just please no more Tebow or Favre.

On the other hand, talking Tebow gets reads...I can at least hope my take entertains:

Tim Tebow is proof of divinity: God is the only thing that could be making him that successful, because you know it is not the world's slowest release, his inconsistent accuracy or his inability to read defenses. But why look a gifted Bronco in the mouth?

And the whole time, I thought Tebow's story was at least compelling, unlike the continued drama surrounding the last guy. But this is Stairway to Heaven—a fine tune that has been way overplayed.

I was like many other Cheeseheads—glad to see the spotlight off my team. And I did not allow myself to think about 19-0 until the victory over the New York Giants, so I only have two weeks of build-up to recover from.

So let me say congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs. Apparently, wearing my Bart Starr shirt did not bring the team any NFL-AFL Championship (commonly known as Super Bowl I) karma. There may be no combination of organization and fan base as classy throughout the NFL, so if it was going to happen...

Now let me put aside the Packers hat and put on the teacher's—as in it is time to grade how each unit did on this test.

(Note: units are graded based on performance without regard to personnel—when reserves come in, they have the same job to do the starters do.)

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