Is Packers' quick offense hurting the Lambeau Leap?

The Lambeau Leap.

The iconic post-touchdown celebration has become somewhat of a requirement these days in Green Bay.

But has one of the NFL's fastest-paced offenses made the celebration -- invented in 1993 by LeRoy Butler -- too difficult to perform?

"It's really, really hard," Packers running back Eddie Lacy told The Wall Street Journal's Kevin Clark. "You've got a long drive, you exerted a lot of energy getting there and once you get there, unless you are one of those guys that can jump out of a gym, it's going to be difficult."

In 2014 the Packers went without a huddle on half of their plays, an increase of 81 percent over last year, per Stats LLC. Aaron Rodgers also averaged 21 yards on his touchdown passes this season, while compiling 25 home TD strikes. That means pass-catchers often did a lot of running before trying to leap over a not-so-short wall.

"The first thing you are thinking about is finding your teammates, then you want to do the leap if you have the energy, but sometimes, most people don't have the energy now," tight end Brandon Bostick said.

Others just forget to leap after being caught up with teammates, but they don't hear the end of it if they skip out. Aaron Rodgers even poked fun on his radio show suggesting Jordy Nelson and Richard Rodgers avoided the leap after long touchdowns because they "might have been a little worried" about falling short.

Tired or not -- frozen or not -- we are pretty confident that every time the Packers score in Sunday's playoff contest against the Dallas Cowboys, there will be a glorious leap into the Lambeau stands.

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