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Matt LaFleur was asked about Christmas last week.

And the boss of the Green Bay Packers was not in a particularly festive mood.

It's Christmas? LaFleur asked. “I don't understand what to tell you there. 

Obviously, there are a lot of distractions this time of year, but it's the way you handle that."

It turns out that Bay, with no experience, was simply checking the quality

 And by the way, the Packers had a Christmas weekend that could land them in the playoff

 for the fourth straight year. Green Bay scored the final 16 points of the game and rallied 

The Packers got their 0.33 right away, improving to 7-8 and trailing Washington (7-7-1) for the final playoff spot by a half-game.