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Expert says Packers loss may affect economy

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Sports economist Kevin Quinn at Saint Norbert College in De Pere said the officiating fiasco in the Packer loss at Seattle is not trivial.

He said it could end up costing businesses a lot of money, especially if Packers don't make the playoffs. That's a real possibility because both Green Bay losses were against teams in the Packers' own NFC, and those games get more weight in the tiebreakers that determine playoff berths.

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