By BOB McGINN
Defensive MVP Kenny Clark was one of nine starters not in uniform, Aaron Jones bowed out after seven snaps with a knee injury and Jason Spriggs was trying to block Khalil Mack.
Oddsmakers had no idea the Green Bay Packers’ leading rusher would depart early. Still, it’s a wonder the Chicago Bears were favored by just 5 ½ points over interim coach Joe Philbin’s rag-tag outfit.
Why was the spread so narrow? Aaron Rodgers, that’s why.
Old No. 12 still controls the national narrative. Yet, when it comes to performing in an underdog role, Rodgers most assuredly isn’t the ma...
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