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Green Bay Packers
New Orleans Saints
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The regular referees were back, but the Packers still couldn't escape a few costly botched calls. But unlike Week 3, Green Bay was able to overcome the officiating mistakes and improve to a 2-2 record.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 28-27 win over the Saints:
Passing Offense: B
Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns passes in this game, which is more than the total amount that he had through the first three weeks of this season combined (three). It helps that the Packers were playing New Orleans, one of the NFL's worst defenses, but Rodgers did a good job exposing many of the Saints' weaknesses. The one area that was lacking for Green Bay's passing offense was a deep, downfield play, with Rodgers longest completion Sunday being for 20 yards to James Jones.
Rodgers finished the game completing 31 of 41 attempts for 319 yards with four touchdown passes and one interception. After the game, Rodgers was upset with the interception that ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. There was unanimous agreement in the Packers' locker room following Sunday's Week 4 win that their defense had just faced its most difficult challenge of the season against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints offense.
Green Bay's defense allowed 474 yards (the most this season) and did not force a turnover, but after studying the game film Monday,...
The Green Bay Packers are through one quarter of their season so it is a good time to look at what the team could improve on, in list mode of course!Improvement # 1 – Figure out the offense’s identityA big issue for this seasons Packers offense could be the lack of identity. Last season it was all Rodgers all the time. This year, however, the Packers have a somewhat stable...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was poked in the eye by New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins during the Pack’s big win on Sunday, forcing Rodgers to leave the game for treatment. Rodgers addressed the injury during his weekly appearance on 540 ESPN and added that he similarly suffered a similar injury during his high [...]
Colts Authority Daily Links 10/01/12
Kevin Bowen of Colts.com has a brief but good write-up in which he talked to Drew Stanton, Antoine Bethea, and Robert Mathis about...Aaron Rodgers and the Packers:
The best thing you can do is try and put pressure on him,” Stanton said. “As we’ve seen in the past, if you put pressure on him, it’s more difficult to try and do things...
Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar says the Atlanta Falcons did something no team has done since at least 1981. Also: an Aaron Rodgers comeback, New England's rout, and the Cardiac Cardinals/Eagles strike again.
The Green Bay Packers were able to win a passing shoot out with the New Orleans Saints by the score of 28 to 27.
The Green Bay Packers scored in the fourth quarter and were able to survive a questionable non fumble call by the regular officials this week. After the no fumble call the New Orleans Saints were able to march down the field to set up for the game winning field goal...
Aaron Rodgers faced the difficult task of replacing Brett Favre and Andrew Luck faced the difficult task of replacing another legendary quarterback, Peyton Manning. Mature and talented, Luck is off to a good start as he prepares to face the Packers on Sunday.
Now that nobody in Green Bay has fingernails left and some will be sporting new gray hairs on their head it is time to sum up the game.
This game featured a battle between the starting quarterbacks as Aaron Rodgers threw for 319 yards and four touchdowns. Not to be outdone Drew Brees threw for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
In terms of offense, the Packers had a solid attack. ...
Sunday marked the triumphant return of many Fantasy Football players. Last year’s juggernauts such as Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Cam Newton, Roddy White and Drew Brees finally lit up the fantasy scoreboards like their owners have been expecting them to. Even the 49ers came up with an eye popping performance (27 pts in ESPN standard [...]
There's nothing more to say about this defense than to sum it up by saying they suck. I hate to be that crass or simplistic, but right now they really don't do anything well. The run defense is porous, the pass defense is shaky at best when they are 100% healthy (which hasn't been often) and the pass rush takes bad to a whole new level. I have a theory that this defense...