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Aaron Rodgers: 'I think I've got 120 minutes left in me'

Aaron Rodgers gutted out a 26-21 Green Bay Packers winSunday over the Dallas Cowboys, limping around Lambeau Field on his injured calf. It was wholly evident he isn't 100 percent healthy and probably won't be for the remainder of the playoffs.

"I think I've got 120 minutes left in me," Rodgers said, per ESPNWisconsin.com. "So I'm going to do everything I can to make sure I can play all those minutes."

Rodgers' mobility was clearly hindered throughout the game, and he appeared especially hesitant to flee the pocket early. However, in the second half the MVP front-runner made plays to bring the Packers back, including a game-winning touchdown strike that few healthy quarterbacks would ever even attempt.

"His performance in the second half ... that's as good as it gets," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "What he's done in this stadium the last two games with the condition of his calf is spectacular."

The Packers will need Rodgers to channel that second half for a full 60 minutes against the Seattle Seahawks' dominating defense in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday.

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