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A roundup of what's happening on the Green Bay Packers beat.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Yes, the Packers' season ended with Sunday's overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship Game, but in one way the season doesn't really end until coach Mike McCarthy puts a cap on it with his final press conference.
That takes place on Wednesday at 11 a.m. local time.
Among the questions McCarthy is likely to face include:
Does he regret not being more aggressive either in the first quarter when he settled for field goals or late in the game when the Packers were trying to run out the clock?
And why did Burnett listen?
Why wasn't linebacker Clay Matthews in the game late in the fourth quarter yet played in overtime?
What changes, if any, does he have planned for his coaching staff?
How can they fix the problems on special teams?
This likely will be the last time McCarthy addresses reporters until next month's scouting combine in Indianapolis.
McCarthy's assistant coaches also will be available to the media on Wednesday.
In case you missed it from ESPN.com:
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers had no words of comfort for Packers' fans still smarting over Sunday's loss. On his weekly ESPN Milwaukee radio show, he said, "Everybody's hurting and disappointed and frustrated and shocked."
Chris Mortensen reported that 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots supplied for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game were found to have been significantly deflated.
Rodgers weighed in on the issue of deflating and inflating footballs. He said referees also regularly take air of the balls, and he doesn't think it should happen.
Rodgers pulled out of the Pro Bowl, citing his calf injury that he said on his radio show would take up to six weeks to fully heal.
A comparison of the 2013 and 2014 seasons showed the Packers used far few players this past season because they were a healthier team.
The Packers re-signed nine of their 10 practice squad players.
Best of the rest:
At ESPNWisconsin.com, you can listen to Rodgers' radio show in its entirety.
At PackerReport.com, Bill Huber broke down how many times the Packers threw at Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, and it wasn't many even after Sherman played basically one-armed because of an elbow injury.
In the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Eric Baranczyk and Pete Dougherty went through the litany of errors that killed the Packers against the Seahawks but wrote that Burnett's decision to go down after his interception was the right move.
In the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Rob Reischel wrote that the Packers' chances of winning, according to ProFootballReference.com, was 99.3 percent after Burnett's interception with just more than five minutes to play.