Kansas City (AFP) - Green Bay's perfect National Football League season came to a shock
end as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied behind quarterback Kyle Orton for a
The defeat snapped the reigning Super Bowl
champion Packers' overall win streak at 19 games as Green Bay dropped to
13-1 on the 2011 season.
"I've viewed the undefeated season as
gravy. The goal is to get the home field advantage and win the Super
Bowl," Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said.
"We were fortunate
enough to be in the position to possibly achieve the undefeated season.
But we still have the primary goal in front of us, and that's to get
home field advantage."
Orton completed 23 of 31 passes for 299
yards in his first start for Kansas City, who sacked head coach Todd
Haley after the team dropped five of its last six games.
Aaron Rodgers went 17 of 35 for 235 offensive yards for the Packers who
lost for the first time since December 19, 2010 when they were beaten
by the New England Patriots.
"I think our goal ultimate goal is to
win a Super Bowl. The next step is getting that number one seed in the
playoffs," Rodgers said. "We've got a home playoff game -- we've got a
Rodgers also ran eight yards for a touchdown with just over two minutes left in the fourth quarter.