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Unfortunately, he also got burned numerous times for touchdowns. While his prolific picks may have been prophesized by some, I doubt his poor pass protection was also part of that premonition. Midway through a still undefeated season, the Packers enigmatic defense continues to be… an enigma.
On the one hand, they’re really good. They are tough in the red zone. They lead the league in interceptions with 16. They took away 3 on Sunday, two for touchdowns and one to ice the game. As impressive as the Packers’ offense was, it was the Packers’ key defensive plays that won the game.
On the other hand, they stink. The are the 30th ranked defense in the league, allowing an average of 400 yards per game. And their points allowed, which was respectable for a while, is now only mediocre – ranking 15th in the league at 22.4 points per game.
You have to assume that the Packers drop off this season in defensive performance is due primarily to the loss of two key players. On th...
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The Green Bay Packers are still undefeated, thanks to both Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers.
The legendary sportswriter Red Smith once summarized a Green Bay Packers 1-10-1 season this way: "The Packers underwhelmed ten opponents, overwhelmed one, and whelmed one."
Three hometown favorites—President Obama, the Bears, and the Northwestern Wildcats—are whelming their opponents right now.…
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Aaron Rodgers threw touchdown passes to four receivers, Green Bay returned two Philip Rivers interceptions for scores and the Packers withstood a wild finish to hold off the San Diego Chargers 45-38 Sunday and remain the NFL's only undefeated team.