Hours before the highly-anticipated playoff meeting between the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings it was announced starting quarterback Christian Ponder was inactive with an elbow injury.
Enter back-up Joe Webb who was actually trending on twitter for much of Wild-Card Saturday.
What started as good trending (“Webb is super fast and runs the read-option, something the Packers haven’t seen”) quickly turned into bad trending when the audience learned Webb cannot throw a football.
Subsequently, Aaron Rodgers and the Packers picked apart the Vikings in a 24-10 win.
What It Means: The Packers are finally healthy and appear to have figured out how to mask some of their deficiencies. The offensive line did a commendable job by keeping Rodgers’ jersey clean on only five quarterback hits. MVP candidate Adrian Peterson managed only 99 yards on 22 carries with credit due to Dom Capers and his game-plan to stack the box and prevent AP from getting into open space. Match this game with th...