GREEN BAY, Wis. It wasn't just an ugly win for the Packers. No, this was something far more concerning for a team with seemingly legitimate Super Bowl aspirations.
Green Bay's 24-15 victory over the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars in front of 70,000 cheeseheads at Lambeau Field was an unimpressive performance against an inferior opponent. And the Packers knew it, too.
"It's not ugly, it's nasty," tight end Jermichael Finley said. "It's a real nasty win. We need to come out and put teams like this away. Of course it's disappointing. With the ability we got and with the guys we got on this team, it kills us. If the defense is looking at us, that's why they're mad at us if we go three-and-out, because they know what we can do.
"And we're pissed off at them when teams like Jacksonville drive the ball down the field."
The Jaguars outgained Green Bay in yards, 341-238. Jacksonville's second-year quarterback Blaine Gabbert even outperformed reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers in several areas. ...