Despite giving the Jacksonville Jaguars multiple opportunities to compete, the Green Bay Packers held on for a 24-15 win in a game where it could be argued the Jaguars looked like the better team.
Blaine Gabbert outplayed Aaron Rodgers and the Packers’ (5-3) run-game was non-existent against a Jaguars (1-6) team who’s one of the league’s worst at defending the run.
A win is a win, but it leaves you wondering if the Jaguars’ moral victory is slightly better than the Packers’ real victory.
What It Means: The silver lining in the ugly win is that the Packers know where they need to improve. It all begins with the running game which has problems that go beyond the guy carrying the ball. Alex Green had 22 carries for 54 yards and was far from effective. It would be a little premature to say he alone is the problem, but it’s also a possibility. Look for James Starks to receive a little more work in the upcoming week. Around the division; the Minnesota Vikings (5-3) dropped a game, but bo...