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Is "Picturegate" behind the Packers?

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Looks like the Packers are moving on from the kerfuffle over the team photo. 

The brouhaha started when injured reserve players Nick Barnett and Jermichael Finley objected to not being a part of the team photo, and Aaron Rodgers chimed in and said IR players might feel more a part of the team if they were around more by rehabbing in Green Bay. 

But Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports things are starting to calm down. 

Barnett started a Twitter battle when he wrote of Rodgers' comments: "It’s easy to speak about others when you are not in their position.. Talk about 'union' ha.” He later deleted the messages and apologized.

Coach Mike McCarthy thinks it's all been overblown. "It’s a non-issue," he said. "It’s a non-issue with me. I know it’s a non-issue with our football team. I know Aaron and Nick spoke yesterday, so it’s not an issue."

McCarthy said he didn't know why Rodgers would chime in the way he did. 

"I don’t share that viewpoint," McCarthy said. "Once again, it’s a non-issue. Frankly, we’re really ready to get to Dallas. Everybody is. It’s been a good week of preparation."

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