Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 1/28/13

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers drops back to pass during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Packers defeated the Cardinals 33-7. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There were very high expectations on the Packers' group of wide receivers this season. Often considered the deepest unit of any team in the NFL and playing in a pass-first offense with superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers throwing them the ball, Green Bay went into most games with a clear advantage in that area.However, finishing as the league's ninth-ranked passing offense is not enough to live up to those deservedly lofty expectations.The Packers' downfield passing attack this season was not nearly what it was in 2011. On a couple occasions this year, there was talk from certain wide receivers that it wasn't their group's fault for the decline. Both James Jones (in early October) and Greg Jennings (in early January) objected to the idea that they needed to do a better job of getting open."They say the wide receivers are getting jammed up, (and) it's definitely not true," Jones said on Oct. 11. "If you turn on the film, we're 30 yards, 40 yards down the field ever...
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