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Lang, Lacy among Packers affected by Tampa heat

Pete Dougherty
USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin

Though it wasn't a brutally hot day, the 75-degree temperature in Tampa on Sunday was a challenge for at least some and perhaps many Packers players who have been playing in cool to cold weather for two months now.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets ready to take a snap in the second quarter during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.

Running back Eddie Lacy suffered from calf cramps in the second half, and more than 10 minutes after the game guard T.J. Lang still sat exhausted at his locker with his uniform pants on.

"It definitely affected us early in the game, felt kind of sluggish," Lang said. "I can't speak for anybody else, the heat just felt like it was draining your energy a little bit. Just had to suck it up and fight through. It's not easy going from 20 degrees to whatever today was."​