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Dropped passes bring receivers back to fundamentals

8:42 PM, Dec. 22, 2011
Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley (88) drops a pass while being defended by Kansas City Chiefs safety Kendrick Lewis (23) in the first quarter of Sunday's game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley (88) drops a pass while being defended by Kansas City Chiefs safety Kendrick Lewis (23) in the first quarter of Sunday's game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.
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The Green Bay Packers are suffering from a mysterious case of dropped passes that is killing offensive drives and opportunities.

The Packers had five drops in their 19-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and three more that were borderline. Tight end Jermichael Finley has been the primary culprit with three last week and another that could have been considered a drop. But he wasn't alone as Jordy Nelson, Donald Driver and James Jones all missed opportunities.

"It's a little bit of a happening, we call it," tight ends coach Ben McAdoo said. "When the happenings happen, you have to learn how to fix ...

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