Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The Green Bay Packers opened the season by playing teams who now have a combined record of 28-18 including the San Francisco 49ers (5-2), Chicago Bears (5-1) and Houston Texans (6-1). Against the league’s cream of the crop, they went 2-1 and are inching back up the power rankings with each week’s stronger showing. Finally, the Packers get to welcome one of the league’s bottom-feeders into Lambeau Field. The Jacksonville Jaguars have displayed more problems than positives and have a huge mountain to climb to compete with the Green and Gold. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) Analysis: Everything begins with the mess known as the Jaguars’ offense. They rank dead last in the league in total yards, passing yards, third down efficiency and points. In a 26-23 loss to Oakland last week, the offense went 1-for-15 on third down. While they would be hard-pressed to be that ineffective again, they will be sending out QB Blaine Gabbert who has a torn-labrum in his non-throwing shoulder and back-up RB ...
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