The Green Bay Packers are beginning to make progress in their effort to become a team capable of playing in the Super Bowl.
Baltimore, on the other hand, appears stuck in neutral.
Green Bay's 19-17 victory over the Ravens on Sunday, combined with its dominating effort against Detroit one week earlier, left Packers coach Mike McCarthy beaming.
''We definitely played a total game,'' McCarthy said after Green Bay knocked off the defending NFL champs. ''I would say these last two weeks we've taken a step as a football team. I did not feel that way after the first three games.''
Aaron Rodgers threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Jordy Nelson, Eddie Lacy ran for 120 yards and Mason Crosby kicked four field goals for the Packers (3-2), who won their first game on the road.
Rodgers went 17 for 32 for 315 yards with one touchdown and one interception. He played most of the game without two of his top three receivers - James Jones hurt his left knee o...