This will be a tall order since they were the number one scoring offense in the league, with McCarthy giving up calling plays I for one am concerned. While I am on board with the change due to his lack of finishing games with a ‘step on their throat’ attitude, I did like the way he called games. The Packers were #1 for a reason.
I believe what will help the Packers become an even better offense than last year is special teams. Last year the offense was starting most of their drives inside the 25 so it was a long field to score but with the release of Slocum and some key players who were getting old, along with the fact that Mike McCarthy will be focusing more on this aspect of the team, an improvement in starting field position seems likely. This years draft seems to point towards making this a priority and I for one am excited to see who wins the kickoff/punt returns game this year. With Abby, Janis and Montgomery being the wild cards to take over from Cobb and Hyde, I personally believe this will be the first year they keep 6 receivers on the roster or move Montgomery to RB and make him solely a ST player with certain plays out of the back field but as a receiver. I don’t see him out-playing the other five.
I like Starks but I also think he will have stiff competition for the #2 spot with Crockett and Neil, I don’t
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