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Packers and Rodgers Perplexing the Chiefs

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The play has become a Green Bay Packers staple: Aaron Rodgers drops back, lofts a pass down the sideline and one of his talented receivers turns around at precisely the right time and hauls it in around the unsuspecting cornerback.

   The back-shoulder fade may be the most difficult play to defend in the pass-happy NFL.

   Rodgers and Green Bay do it better than anybody.

   The Kansas City Chiefs acknowledge the difficulty in stopping it, and they say they're going to do everything possible to at least slow it down. That could mean exotic blitzes and physical play at cornerback -- whatever it takes to slow down Rodgers' pinpoint accuracy.

   Says defensive back Travis Daniels: "They kind of perfected that pretty good."

   (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

 

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