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Rodgers, line both to blame for sacks

10:24 PM, Oct. 8, 2012
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Cory Redding (90) in the fourth quarter Sunday.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked by Indianapolis Colts defensive end Cory Redding (90) in the fourth quarter Sunday.
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The 2.5-second clock the Green Bay Packers used in training camp to help train their quarterbacks to get rid of the ball in a timely fashion isn't a hard-and-fast rule, but by that measure Aaron Rodgers is holding the ball too long.

And perhaps that's part of the reason he's being sacked at an alarming rate.

Rodgers was sacked five more times - all in the second half - in Sunday's collapse at Indianapolis, where the Packers blew an 18-point halftime lead. Two of those sacks should be clearly charged to Rodgers, and on a third he also exceeded the 2.5-second time limit although left tackle Marshall ...

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