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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Mike McCarthy knew the statistic without hesitation. It may have taken him 24 hours to find out, but the Green Bay Packers' coach was very much aware of the historic performance that his group of receivers had Sunday in a Week 2 victory over the Washington Redskins.
Though it was quarterback Aaron Rodgers who garnered most of the post-game attention for the records that he broke, it was the Packers' receiving corp who deserve a lot of the credit for that. Of Rodgers' 480 passing yards, 295 of it was gained in yards after catch (YAC). If that sounds like a lot, that's because it is.
"Second-most ever, I think," McCarthy said Monday. "I heard about it, yeah."
McCarthy was correct. According to STATS LLC, not since the Houston Oilers in a mid-November game during the 1992 season has an NFL team posted that many yards after catch.
However, even after McCarthy watched the game film Monday, it still didn't quite add up to him ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With just one more game until the bye week -- yeah, it's really early this season, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers talked about his wide receivers, topping a record-setting performance and how to knock off the Cincinnati Bengals' defense.
Here are five question-and-answer highlights from the interview with Rodgers:
1. What do you do for an...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers woke up Sunday morning with a stiff neck that was really bothering him. By Sunday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers' quarterback broke his previous career-highs in passing yards and tied the all-time franchise record with 480 yards in a 38-20 victory over the Washington Redskins.
It wasn't a great performance by Rodgers, though. At least he...
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Aaron Rodgers makes it look so easy that it’s almost difficult to sit back and realize what he just did on the football field.
It was one of those days against Washington Redskins as Rodgers racked up 480 yards and four touchdowns on a precise 34-of-42 passing in the 38-20 win.
The aerial assault was started in the first half as Rodgers became the first quarterback since week six...
It always takes a few weeks for the muddy waters of a new NFL season to settle. So far through two weeks of the 2013 regular season — much like we saw in 2011 after the lockout — defenses around the league are struggling to find their sea legs, perhaps due to new rules that […]The post CQBR: Aaron Rodgers reigns supreme in Week 2 by Rourke Douglas Decker appeared first on Water...
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers lit up the Washington Redskins Sunday, throwing for 480 yards and four touchdowns on 34-of-42 passing.Fantasy Spin:Rodgers got all his receivers involved, throwing touchdowns to Randall Cobb and Jermichael Finley, two scored to Jordy Nelson and getting 11 catches for 178 yards out of James Jones. Rodgers continues to get shoddy protection, but it...
Aaron Rodgers didn't feel well before shredding Washington for 480 yards and four touchdowns and rapper Macklemore says "We stomped the 49ers." At least he didn't say "We didn't start the fire".
The Packers' offense had a record-setting day even with quarterback Aaron Rodgers bothered by a stiff neck.
He left Washington Redskins defenders shaking their heads after throwing for a career-high 480 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-20 win Sunday.
Receiver James Jones had a career-best 178 yards and James Starks ran for 132 yards and a score. According to the Packers, it...
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If you know me at all, you know that I am the kind of stud that reads way too much into harmless things. Let's analyze that new horrible State Farm commercial featuring Aaron Rodgers and The Super Fans. First of all, way to be timely, State Farm. Da Bears hasn't been a relevant comedic tool in 15 years. I have...
In the Packers’ 38-20 win over the Redskins on Sunday, Aaron Rodgers passed for 480 yards. Of those …The post Of Packers’ stats vs. Redskins, YAC is most telling appeared first on On Her Game.
Whew, that was ugly...If you're a Redskins' fan like myself, that was one of the most putrid and embarrassing performances I've seen in a long time. There is a myriad of issues at hand (we'll get to that). If you're a Packers fan, well you have a lot to be excited about on this Monday. My prediction article before the weekend, well....that didn't go so well...
According to STATS, Green Bay produced the second-most yards after the catch in a game since the Houston Oilers in 1992. YAC was a key reason why James Jones, Randall Cobb and Aaron Rodgers had career days against Washington.
I wrote Friday that it wasn’t out of the question that we would see a “good old ass-kicking” on Sunday. Let me tell you what an ass kicking is exactly what was handed in on Sunday. I was there, it was what happened. The Green and Gold dominated both sides of the ball after a brief slow start offensively. Aaron Rodgers was superhuman. James Starks ran behind an effective...
The Packers came into the game on a mission to prove they would not have a letdown after a disappointing loss to the San Francisco 49ers. The question was would they be able to slow down Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins enough. The answer was a resounding yes.
The Packers took the opening possession and marched right down the field with relative ease, until they got...
Every week, NFL fans and analysts dissect and debate the matchups around the league. Team X cannot stop the run, and Team Y has running back A. This team has a bad offensive line, and the team they are playing blitzes a lot.Despite these types of analysis that seem like clockwork before the game, there is always a result that leaves fans scratching their heads.For Week 2, running...