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Cheese Curds, 12/22: "Run the table" is in sight; Cook having fun in Green Bay

Green Bay's big free agent signing from this offseason is making a bigger impact lately during his team's recent success, and he's having a blast doing it.

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The Green Bay Packers continue on their quest to win out over the last six weeks of the season, and they are two-thirds of the way there. With four wins in a row, the Packers have a chance to clinch a playoff berth as early as this Sunday.

Still, the team would rather just win both of their final two games and not worry about things. That of course would give the team an NFC North title and a home playoff game, and it would validate Aaron Rodgers' talk about running the table prior to this streak.

Meanwhile, tight end Jared Cook has been making a significant impact over the past few games, especially as his quarterback has found himself looking for a safety valve on third downs. Cook's impact this season may not have quite lived up to the lofty expectations put on him before the season - in part due to his injury earlier this season - but he admits that he's excited about being a part of the Packers' organization. Don't be surprised if he returns for another go next year.

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Cook says "This is the most fun I've ever had in my eight years of playing." It's funny what catching passes from an MVP-caliber quarterback can do, considering the poor signal-callers Cook had to deal with in Tennessee and St. Louis.

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