Packers question: perfect season or let 2nd stringers play to protect team for SB?

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    The Packers need one more win to clinch homefield advantage through the playoffs.

    If they get that next game, then that's still two more games in the regular season where people could get hurt and not be available for the playoffs.

    Do the Packers keep their first string on the field for all 16 games to go for the perfect season?

    Or do they give them time off to avoid injuries and hopefully increase their chances of winning another Super Bowl?
     
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    Didn't the Colts do that a few years ago?
    Pffft...
     
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    I wouldn't know ... at least not much ... Google gave me a hint about what you meant.


    I'm not a football fan. Just a Packers fan! :lol:

    My guess is that they'll go all out because they don't want to let us down. But I don't know. Maybe they'll knock my rosy cheesehead glasses off me this year.
     
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    I'm torn for two reasons.

    1. Rust happens fast when you have a first round bye.

    2. I want to see the Packers win.
     
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    I hope they go for a perfect season.
    I hate the Dollfins.
     
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    Let's see, keep the starters in for the remainder of the season so they're all banged up for the playoffs, but they'll always be the answer to a football nerd's trivia question, or rest your starters so they'll be fresh for a playoff run, better able to make those playoff bonuses and keep their and the coaches' jobs secure?

    I seriously doubt anyone in the Packers organization cares more about the streak than they do about doing well in the playoffs.
     
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    I took the question from a poll on the local news outlet.

    Question of the Day
    What should the Packers do if they clinch home-field advantage?

    Results (so far):

    Rest their starters for the playoffs: 33%
    Play the starters and go for perfection: 67%

    NBC26 - Green Bay, Wisconsin - News, Weather, Sports, Entertainment



    I'm kinda surprised so many say rest them!

    Hopefully we'll win Game 14 and they'll have the luxury of deciding it on their own terms.

    Go Pack!
     
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    that worked out great for the colts.

    oh, wait...
     
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    Call the coach and ask him. I don't have a clue.
     
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    Am I evil for hoping GB gets beat in the Playoffs?

    Remember SF vs Denver? 55-10, I'm not interested in watching another one of those.
     
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