By BOB McGINN
The Green Bay Packers are used to being the favorite in the NFC North. After all, they’ve won the title five times in the last six years.
There have been two truly dominant forces in the 50-year history of the Black and Blue Division.
From 1968-’79, the Minnesota Vikings of coach Bud Grant won 10 titles in 11 years, including a record six in a row.
From 1984-’90, the Chicago Bears of coach Mike Ditka won six titles in seven years, including five in a row.
Now come the Packers of coach Mike McCarthy, who in the last eight years have finished first five times and one game behi...
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