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Week 3 Takeaways

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One year after the infamous ‘Fail Mary’ debacle in Seattle, the Packers experience similar pain in a road loss to the Bengals. Aaron Rodgers turned in one of his worst stat lines since becoming Green Bay’s starting quarterback in 2008. The bye week comes at a convenient time as the Packers played the final minutes of Sunday’s game without a healthy running back on the roster. Concerning is the fact that the Packers just can’t seem to put opponents away, even with the 16-point lead they had in Cincinnati. Positives Turnovers Forced on Defense Typically a unit that doesn’t force…

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Week 2 Takeaways

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One week after suffering a sloppy yet hard-fought loss to San Francisco, the Packers delivered the exact type of performance necessary to keep pace in a tough NFC North division. Aaron Rodgers tied a franchise record for passing yardage and could have easily added more. While this win may have more about Washington’s shoddy play than dominance from Green Bay’s end, the Packers carry momentum into a difficult Week 3 meeting in Cincinnati. The Positives Defensive Front Seven Dom Capers dialed up pressure at precisely the right time against the Washington offense, forcing rushed throws and one interception from Robert…

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Week 1 Takeaways

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Though they were underdogs in just about everyone’s mind, Packers will come off the Week 1 loss to San Francisco with a bitter taste in their mouths, now having dropped three straight to the Niners. Down several key players on defense, Green Bay was unable to come away with in a win in shootout fashion. The odds of pulling off a road victory against last year’s NFC champs grew slim after two first half turnovers. The Positives Run Defense The defensive line had their way against a very solid San Franicsco O-Line with regards to the run. Frank Gore was…

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