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Packers players of the week

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Dan Arkush

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By Dan Arkush

The Packers’ offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week in their 45-7 rout of the Cowboys:

Offense: QB Aaron Rodgers

Rodgers looked sharp from beginning to end, completing 27-of-34 passes for 289 yards with three TDs to three different receivers and zero interceptions (131.5 passer rating). He also galloped for 41 yards on five carries, including a long gain on 27. WR James Jones (eight catches for 123 yards and a touchdown) might have squeaked by A-Rod for top offensive honors if not for one ugly dropped pass.      

Defense: OLB Clay Matthews

With four tackles, a sack, two QB hurries, two pass breakups and a Johnny-on-the-spot 62-yard interception return for the Packers' final score of the night, “The Claymaker” put on a well-timed show in prime time that should fortify his status as the best overall defender in the league at the season's halfway point. 

Special teams: Jarrett Bush

Bush gets the nod for his forced fumble on a Bryan McCann kickoff return that was recovered by Nick Collins and returned 26 yards for a TD that made the score 28-0 late in the second quarter. Bush had a fumble recovery on another return.

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