Dougherty: Even with Aaron Rodgers, Packers' road to playoffs remains rocky

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Pete Dougherty and Aaron Nagler break down the Packers win in overtime against the Cleveland Browns and look forward to the possible return of Aaron Rodgers.
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CLEVELAND – Somehow, the Green Bay Packers turned the most humiliating of defeats into an inspiring comeback win that saved their 2017 season for another week.

Now comes the hard part.

The Packers’ rally from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Cleveland Browns in overtime was the ultimate survive-any-way-you-can victory. That it was against the NFL’s only winless team matters not a wit. A win is a win is a win, and the Packers’ only charge Sunday was staying in the hunt.

That, they accomplished.

Now they’re looking at the very real prospect of getting back Aaron Rodgers from a broken collarbone this week, and with that, a world of possibilities open. But at 7-6, they almost surely have to win their final three games,…

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