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Packers kicker Mason Crosby had another in a tough stretch of games Sunday, Pete Dougherty of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports. In the Packers 24-20 win over Detroit on Sunday, Crosby missed two key field goals three counting the first of two 50-yard misses, which was nullified when the Detroit Lions called a timeout to ice him at the end of the first half.
Crosby has made only six of his last 13 official attempts, though he did hit an important 39-yarder with 19 seconds left that gave the Packers a four-point lead.
The misses were such an obvious issue that coach Mike McCarthy addressed them at the end of his opening statement to reporters after the game.
Ill address the field goal situation, McCarthy said. Masons got to put the ball through the uprights. Thats something that weve got to do a better job of. I thought Mason had a very good week of work; didnt hit it today the way he needs to hit it, but well continue with Mason. We will not blink as far as our commitment to him.
McCarthy, though, was firm in his support for Crosby, who went through a rough stretch in 2009 in which he missed six of 16 field goals late in the year.
I thought that probably the best part about that dip (in 09) was we supported him, McCarthy said. Its just like anything in life professionally: You have the opportunity to work with an individual every day and you see what theyre about their mentality, their commitment, their preparation leading up to it. I have no reasons not to believe in him. Now, I can see your pens are all writing and I understand hes missing kicks in games. The bottom line is this is about performance on Sundays, and I have all of the confidence that Masons going to get that back, because we need him. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
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