By BOB McGINN
Aaron Jones’ fumble was the obvious cause of the Green Bay Packers’ demise Sunday night at Gillette Stadium.
In truth, it has been Aaron Rodgers’ continuing mediocrity this season, at least by his standards, that should be easiest to correct but also has been problematic for the team to overcome.
The Packers didn’t guarantee Rodgers $98.2 million in late August expecting career-low 60.6% passing (28th best) at mid-season, six fumbles (three lost), four delay-of-game penalties, three intentional grounding fouls and a string of wasted timeouts.
Rodgers is canonized on a...
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