Green Bay Packers President Mark Murphy, left, Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, head coach Mike McCarthy and General Manager Ted Thompson atop the podium with the Lombardi Trophy after the Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Feb. 6, 2011.
NEW ORLEANS - By most measures, the Green Bay Packers are built for long-term success.
They won the Super Bowl with a stud, young quarterback and defensive playmakers that, in most cases, still have plenty of good football ahead of them. They signed their head coach and general manager to new long-term contracts, and the bulk of the coaching staff remained intact, albeit in different roles for some.
What's more, they won the championship with 15 players on injured reserve, including their starting halfback and starting tight end. So in theory, with a healthy roster to start 2011, they should ...