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Just like the British in 1939 and the Packers in 2010, it's time to "Keep Calm and Carry On." With 30 percent of the roster filled by rookies and first-year players, the Packers will lean on their remaining established veterans and a bunch of untested players. That's been a winning formula in the past.

2010? How about 1939? That's the vintage of the World War II poster that coach Mike McCarthy used as a rallying cry for his bruised, broken and battered Green Bay Packers. "No one is overreacting," McCarthy said in the middle of yet another press conference dominated by injury news. "Our theme is ‘Keep Calm and Carry On.' So, you historians probably appreciate that. In 1939 (posters were...

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