Vegas doesn't back the Pack

The Packers are long shots to win Super Bowl XLII, and are ranked third in the NFC North.

Brett Favre or no Brett Favre, the Packers aren't expected to contend for a spot in Super Bowl XLII.

The Packers are 25-to-1 odds to win next season's NFC championship and a 75-to-1 long shot to win the Super Bowl, according to

The San Diego Chargers are the favorite, at 9-to-2 odds, followed by the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears (both 6-to-1), New England Patriots (9-to-1) and Cincinnati Bengals and New Orleans Saints (both 12-to-1).

In the NFC North, the Vikings are 50-to-1 long shots to win the Super Bowl while the Detroit Lions, at 125-to-1, are ahead of only the Oakland Raiders (150-to-1).

Also, for what it's worth, ESPN's Michael Irvin picked the Packers as his surprise team for 2007, based on Favre's return and the team's strong finish to 2006.

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