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Brandon Bostick: 'Trying to deal with this'

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A day later, not much has changed for Brandon Bostick. The Green Bay Packers tight end remains devastated by his special-teams mistake that proved costly in Sunday's NFC Championship Game loss to the Seattle Seahawks in overtime.

"I'm just trying to deal with this," Bostick said Monday as the Packers cleaned out their lockers for the offseason. "I'll just move on from it, come back here and just work hard and just try to put that behind me."

Bostick was gracious enough to relive the botched onside kick recovery for the second time since he failed corral the loose ball with 2:07 remaining in regulation. Again, he discussed how his responsibility was to block so that receiver Jordy Nelson could field the ball. When he went after it and it bounced off his hands, the Seahawks recovered and scored the go-ahead touchdown.

"I guess I just reacted to it," Bostick said. "I just saw the ball and went to get the ball, which wasn't my job. That's all I can say about that.

"I'm human. I made a mistake. But if I would've made the play, we wouldn't have been in this [situation] or if I would've made the block, we wouldn't be talking about this. But it's over now, so I'll just try my best to get over it."

Bostick said the last day has been difficult. He hasn't watched the play and probably won't for a while.

He doesn't need to. All he has to do is close his eyes and he sees it.

"I just keep replaying that play in my mind over and over, just trying not to think about it, just trying to get over it," Bostick said. "I did my best, but I'll be all right."

He just doesn't know when.

"I don't think there's a timeline on it," he said. "I definitely don't want to watch it on TV for a while or even watch the Super Bowl. I wouldn't put a timeline on it."

His teammates have been supportive. Randall Cobb was one of the first to console him on the sideline, a gesture Bostick said he appreciated.

Even former teammates have reached out either privately or on social media.