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Running Backs Get Passing Interest

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The checkdown pass — the easiest yards in football — was a forgotten element until the wild-card game. The Packers' backs contributed season-high totals, and DuJuan Harris showed yet again why he's a major asset. Will that be a factor on Saturday night at San Francisco?

The Green Bay Packers have arguably the best and deepest corps of wide receivers in the NFL, and Jermichael Finley has been one of the league's most productive tight ends over the second half of the season. If that wasn't enough to force a defensive coordinator to grab an extra Tylenol, Aaron Rodgers unveiled a novel approach to offense during Saturday night's wild-card game. The checkdown pass... Recommended Stories