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Packers' Joe Philbin away indefinitely

Updated: January 11, 2012, 9:24 PM ET
Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy called it a "punch in the heart."

Then the typically stoic Green Bay Packers coach briefly lost his composure, pausing for several seconds as he choked up with emotion.

It was another sign of how hard the team has been hit by the death of Michael Philbin, the son of Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin.

With Sunday's playoff game against the New York Giants to prepare for -- and a Super Bowl repeat to strive for -- real life has knocked ...

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