Back to the Future: Predicting the Green Bay Packers the rest of the way

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Packers head coach Mike McCarthy (center) will guide quarterback Scott Tolzien (left) during Aaron Rodgers’ (right) absence and prepare the team to make a late season run to the playoffs. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports photograph

After a very disappointing loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Packers find themselves going in the reverse direction that they were hoping. Once atop the NFC North Division and in the running for a top spot in the NFC playoffs, Green Bay is now seemingly scraping to get a win just to keep their playoff hopes alive.

A lot can change in the blink of an eye. They lost Aaron Rodgers for an undetermined amount of time. Seneca Wallace, his backup, was lost on the first series of the Philly game. Now steps in Scott Tolzien, after a promising performance, to try and weather the storm at the most important position for any ball club. He will try to hold serve while us Packers fans hold our breath that Aaron Rodgers returns soon.

Here is how I think the schedule and Aaron’s injury will shake out: