Rodgers will be huge factor for Packers in playoffs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- For years, Aaron Rodgers' greatness powered the Green Bay Packers' success.

After a two-year hiatus out of the playoffs, Rodgers again will be a huge key in the postseason.

This time, however, the focus will be on getting the Rodgers-led passing attack back on track.

Struggling with long-ball inaccuracy in the first half, Rodgers completed 27 of 55 passes in a 23-20, come-from-behind victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

The victory helped give the Packers a first-round bye.

As the No. 2 seed, they'll host a divisional-round game on Jan. 12.

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