GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Handing out grades following the Green Bay Packers' 31-13 win over the Cleveland Browns in Week 7:
Passing Offense: A-
Randall Cobb (fractured fibula) missed the first of what will be at least eight games and James Jones (knee) was held out, yet quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' passing offense still moved the ball effectively through the air against a good Cleveland defense.
Rodgers completed 25 of 36 passes (69.4 percent) for 260 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a passer rating of 117.8. Though it's not often flattering to describe a quarterback as a "game-manager" (think Alex Smith), coach Mike McCarthy said that Rodgers "did a great job of managing the game." Part of that means working well with the few players who were available and also not forcing passes that aren't there, both areas that Rodgers was able to accomplish.
Jordy Nelson was matched all day by Browns star cornerback Joe Haden, so Rodgers only had six targets to his t...