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Founded:Established 1919
Stadium Name:Lambeau Field

The Green Bay Packers have been up so long it's hard to remember when they were down. They've made the playoffs seven of the last eight years, won a Super Bowl in 2010, while tickets to games at Lambeau Field are about as easy to get as a lunch date with President Obama.

There's no sign of that run of success ending any time soon, either. The Packers have all the pieces in place to have another great season, but first they may have to shake off the hangover of their heartbreaking loss to Seattle in the NFC Championship Game.

Then again, any team with Aaron Rodgers has a chance to be really good, and the veteran Packers' quarterback is coming off a season in which he threw for 4,381 yards and 38 touchdowns.

The talent around Rodgers should be something to watch, starting with the explosive receiver tandem of Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson. Running back Eddie Lacy is back after having rushed for over 1,000 yards in each of his first two NFL seasons. And Lacy's backup, James Starks, is highly-productive. There's little doubt that the Packers will be able to score plenty of points.

The Green Bay defense struggled last season against the run until four-time Pro Bowler Clay Matthews was moved from outside to inside linebacker. Matthews may play more on the outside this season, depending on the development of fourth-round pick Jake Ryan and second-year man Carl Bradford.

Veteran outside linebacker Julius Peppers had a comeback year after signing with the Packers as a free agent, while safeties Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Morgan Bennett lead the defensive secondary.

With an explosive offense and a defense that looks to be improved, Super Bowl talk will again be rampant in Green Bay, Wis.

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