Found October 14, 2013 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Handing out grades following the Green Bay Packers' 19-17 road win over the Baltimore Ravens in Week 6: Passing Offense: C It's a surprise given that Aaron Rodgers is the quarterback of this team, but the passing game was the weakest aspect for the Packers in Baltimore. While the first-half injuries to wide receivers James Jones (leg) and Randall Cobb (knee) certainly didn't help matters, there were some struggles in this area even before those two went down. For the third consecutive game, Rodgers threw only one touchdown pass. If Rodgers hadn't earned himself the reputation as one of the NFL's elite quarterbacks, expectations would be different. But for a former league MVP and Super Bowl MVP, three one-touchdown games in a row is a bit alarming. Rodgers also fumbled twice (though neither resulted in a turnover), threw an interception and completed a season-low 53.1 percent of his passes. Green Bay's receivers and offensive line didn't do Rodgers many fa...

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