Qb Watch: Packers’ Aaron Rodgers

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Rewind: Its not often that Aaron Rodgers plays poorly, but his performance in Sundays 34-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals might have been his worst since the 2009 road loss at then-winless Tampa Bay. On Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium, Rodgers posted his second-lowest passer rating (64.5) in a game he completed since that loss to the Bucs (57.6) on Nov. 8, 2009, and his lowest in a game he finished since Oct. 31, 2010, against the New York Jets (59.7). Rodgers snapped his NFL-record streak of 41 straight games without multiple interceptions, but one of his two picks was the result of a poor route by receiver James Jones . Rodgers Fast-forward: The Packers have their bye this week. Batted balls: Rodgers quick release means he doesnt usually have many passes batted down at the line of scrimmage, but the Bengals did it three times in the final two minutes on Sunday, including on his last pass on fourth-and-5 from the Cincinnati 20-yard line with 1:25 left. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Rodgers previously had only one game in the past five seasons in which three of his passes were batted down. Prediction: Rodgers will bounce back with a strong performance on Oct.

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During a series that ended with a field goal with 6:23 left in the first half, Rodgers appeared to be unhappy with at least one play call from McCarthy and gestured toward the Packers’ sideline. As Rodgers came off the field, he had an intense exchange with McCarthy that was caught on camera and shown on the game broadcast. “I think anytime you get into a situation where there’s a change in rhythm and personnel and play calls, things like that, it’s frustrating,” McCarthy said Sunday. “I had called a certain play in a certain situation, and he was frustrated by it. I feel good. One [disagreement] every three weeks would be awesome.” Added McCarthy during his postgame news conference: “He’s competitive, man. That’s what I love about him. I didn’t really think it was that big of a deal, frankly.” Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji was seen trying to calm Rodgers on the sideline. It wasn’t the first time Rodgers showed frustration with McCarthy during or after a game. Last season at Minnesota, Rodgers confronted McCarthy for throwing the challenge flag on a turnover play that would have been automatically reviewed.

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“There used to be the adage that, ‘Oh, I don’t read that stuff.’ That doesn’t exist anymore. Those days are over. And (Rodgers is) probably no different. “He’s aware of what’s out there, and frankly, it’s good business for him to know what’s out there. I understand how the business works. He has a brand that he has established and at some point in his life will be a legacy that he’s leaving. He’s conscientious about that. “But at the end of the day, I think like a lot of young players, someone that’s really as driven as him and somebody that’s used a lot of moments in his past for self-motivation he’s in a really good place.” Building character Rodgers was barely recruited out of high school. He played community college ball for a year before transferring to Cal. He fell to No.

Will he be embraced by his teammates? Stay tuned (but also keep an eye on T D.J. Fluker and WR Keenan Allen). Christopher Hanewinckel, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen Terrance Williams, Cowboys: The Baylor product moves up the road after leading the Big 12 in receiving yards in 2012 (1,832). The third-rounder won’t post such numbers for Dallas, but he — like Laurent Robinson and Kevin Ogletree before him — could make his presence felt as QB Tony Romo’s slot receiver. Tim Heitman, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen Damontre Moore, Giants: He displayed first-round talent in 2012 after logging 12.5 sacks for Texas A&M. He’ll need to sharpen his moves and bulk up, but Moore could become a factor on passing downs for a team that let DE Osi Umenyiora go in free agency. Julio Cortez, AP Zach Ertz, Eagles: While at Stanford, the tight end caused plenty of headaches for former Oregon coach Chip Kelly. Now they’ve joined forces in Philadelphia, and Ertz could quickly emerge as one of the weapons in Kelly’s highly anticipated offense. Howard Smith, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen David Amerson, Redskins: He brings a gambling reputation from N.C. State, and new teammate DeAngelo Hall can provide a first-hand account of how freelancing serves NFL corners. Amerson should battle immediately for the nickel role and may have Hall’s job by next season. Geoff Burke, USA TODAY Sports Jon Bostic, Bears: With Brian Urlacher retired, the second rounder has a shot at moving into the NFL’s most glorious positions Chicago middle linebacker — if he can displace veteran D.J. Williams. Nam Y. Huh, AP Fullscreen Ezekiel Ziggy Ansah, Lions: The Ghana native and BYU product is short on football experience but long on potential. He’ll be asked to provide pressure for a squad that lost last year’s starting defensive ends, Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch. Andrew Weber, USA TODAY Sports Fullscreen Eddie Lacy (pictured, 27) and Johnathan Franklin, Packers: Green Bay has never ranked better than 14th running the ball since QB Aaron Rodgers replaced Brett Favre in 2008.

Aaron Rodgers has brutal half for Packers, fantasy owners

Sign up now! Aaron Rodgers has brutal half for Packers, fantasy owners Gear Up! Daniel Kelley, SBNation Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 2:48 PM Quarterback Aaron Rodgers had one of the worst halves of his career in the first half Sunday, completing only seven of his 14 attempts for 64 yards, with no touchdowns. Despite external link that, the Green Bay Packers lead the Cincinnati Bengals 16-14 at the half. The Bengal defense has swarmed Rodgers, and has three sacks at the half. Rodgers has completed passes to five different receivers, but no single guy has more than two receptions. He also has a single rush for two yards. Fantasy impact: Rodgers entered this game without starting running back Eddie Lacy , and lost tight end Jermichael Finley early as well – both guys with concussions. Between those losses and the fact that the Bengals have a strong defense to begin with, it’s easy to understand why Rodgers might have struggled. That said, it’s still Aaron Rodgers, and he still has Jordy Nelson , James Jones , and Randall Cobb. Odds are good he has a strong second half, and odds are even better he’s still the Aaron Rodgers his owners have come to know and love going forward.

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Rodgers threw two interceptions, completed 26 of 43 passes totaling 217 yards and threw just one touchdown pass. I wouldnt quite consider this performance $22 million-per-year worthy. There are currently six quarterbacks in the NFL who have a higher completion rating. To rub salt in the wound, those six include Andy Dalton of the Bengals, a team that just defeated the Packers after the cheeseheads scored 30 unanswered points; Tony Romo, who led the league in interceptions last year and one of the biggest laughing stocks in football, Jay Cutler of the infamous Bears. What did Jay Cutler do after winning the Super Bowl? He turned off his Xbox Zing! In all seriousness though, Im impressed Jay 3-0 and leading the NFC North. Rodgers, why arent we up there? Is the weight of the cheeseheads on Rodgers shoulder (pad) too heavy for him to bear? Until this years win against the Redskins, the Packers went 44 straight games without a 100-yard rusher.

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Jennings both got their hands on while attempting to gain possession. The two officials near the play initially gave separate signals of touchdown and time out, before ruling the players had simultaneous possession, resulting in a Seahawks game-winning score. The controversial outcome took place under the cloud of the NFL officiating lockout, which coincidentally ended just days later. Front Row spoke with MNFs Mike Tirico to get his thoughts on the Fail Mary and what he remembers from calling the game that night in Seattle. What are your memories from the Fail Mary game? continue reading E:60 returns with NFL Draft special showcasing Auburn investigation, Alabama star RB, 30 for 30 short film The Irrelevant Giant ESPNs award-winning news magazine E:60 makes its Spring 2013 premiere tonight with an NFL Draft Special (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET), 48 hours before the event begins also on ESPN in New York City. This is the first of a four-episode E:60 Spring flight with shows also airing April 30, May 7 and 14. The four features premiering tonight include an E:60 exclusive report on the Auburn football program; a profile of Alabama running back and prime draft prospect Eddie Lacy; an exclusive television presentation of the 30 for 30 short film The Irrelevant Giant; and a compilation of NFL stars draft day memories.

Aaron Rodgers Contract: Packers’ QB Reportedly To Earn Highest Salary In NFL History

Now? He’s of the most beloved figures in the state’s rich sports history. The Wisconsin Legislature designated Dec. 12, 2012, as “Aaron Rodgers Day,” and students and workers throughout the state were encouraged to celebrate by wearing his jersey. When he was shown on the scoreboard at the Milwaukee Bucks’ playoff game against the Miami Heat on Thursday, he got one of the biggest cheers of the night. Rodgers will be 36 when the deal ends. He said he thinks he has at least eight years left in his legs and his body, when asked if wondered if this would be his last contract. “A lot of times you don’t see a deal all the way through if you’re playing well. It’s just the nature of some of these contracts. That’s a long way off. In order to even get to that conversation, it’s going to take many years in a row at a consistently high level of play for me, which I expect to do,” Rodgers said.

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Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 Aaron Rodgers fails for fantasy owners in Week 3 Related In partnership with SBNation.com By Sharona Sports Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers only threw for 244 yards and one touchdown in the Packers’ loss to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday. Rodgers also threw two interceptions and was sacked four times. Rodgers has a rookie left tackle protecting his blind side and also lost his two starting running backs in James Starks and Johnathan Franklin in the game. The Packers have a bye week in Week 4 and they need it, with running back Eddie Lacy already sidelined. Fantasy impact: The Packers are dealing with issues on the offensive line and and injury at the running back position. Rodgers is an elite quarterback and this game shouldn’t give fantasy owners cause for concern. The Bengals have a very good defense and the best defensive line in the NFL. Lacy should be back in Week 5 which should help the offense. Rodgers is still one of the best quarterbacks in the league and should rebound in Week 5 when the Packers face the Detroit Lions. Keep up with all of our Fantasy Coverage


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QB Watch: Packers’ Aaron Rodgers

Angelo Posted: 09/17/2013 10:51 am EDT|Updated: 09/17/2013 11:15 am EDT Subscribe Follow: Football , NFL , Aaron Rodgers , Green Bay Packers , Green Bay Packers , Aaron Rodgers Best Games , Aaron Rodgers Best Performances , Green Bay Packers , Packers Redskins , Sports News Aaron Rodgers made it look easy on Sunday afternoon. The Super Bowl XLV champion tied a franchise record for passing yards against Mike Shanahan’s struggling Washington team. Rodgers threw for a career-high 480 yards and amassed four touchdowns in a 38-20 win at home without a single interception. According to ESPN Stats & Info , Rodgers became the first player since Y.A. Tittle of the 1962 New York Giants to record 480 yards without throwing any picks and scoring at least four touchdowns. By the end of the first half, he had already collected 335 passing yards . Still, the Green Bay signal-caller didn’t sound fully satisfied. “I don’t think this was my best game,” Rodgers told ESPN . “I’m very happy with the accuracy and the way things went in the passing game, but we definitely have things to work on.” Check out some of Rodgers’ most notable NFL performances below. Loading Slideshow Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (October 5, 2009) Completions: 26/37 Yards: 384 TD: 2 INT: 1 Final: 30-23 (L) Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions (November 26, 2009) Completions: 28/39 Yards: 348 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 34-12 (W) Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers (December 20, 2009) Completions: 26/48 Yards: 383 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 37-36 (L) New York Giants at Green Bay Packers (December 26, 2010) Completions: 25/37 Yards: 404 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 45-17 (W) Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers (October 2, 2011) Completions: 29/38 Yards: 408 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 49-23 (W) Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons (October 9, 2011) Completions: 26/39 Yards: 396 TD: 2 INT: 0 Final: 25-14 (W) Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers (November 14, 2011) Completions: 23/30 Yards: 250 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 45-7 (W) Green Bay Packers at New York Giants (December 4, 2011) Completions: 28/46 Yards: 369 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 38-35 (W) Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers (December 25, 2011) Completions: 21/29 Yards: 283 TD: 5 INT: 0 Final: 35-21 (W) New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers (September 30, 2012) Completions: 31/41 Yards: 319 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 28-27 (W) Green Bay Packers at Houston Texans (October 14, 2012) Completions: 24/37 Yards: 338 TD: 6 INT: 0 Final: 42-24 (W) Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings (December 30, 2012) Completions: 28/40 Yards: 365 TD: 4 INT: 0 Final: 37-34 (L) Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals (January 10, 2010) Completions: 28/42 Yards: 423 TD: 4 INT: 1 Final: 51-45 OT (L) *NFC Wild Card Playoffs (2009-10) Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons (January 15, 2011) Completions: 31/36 Yards: 366 TD: 3 INT: 0 Final: 48-21 (W) *NFC Divisional Playoffs (2010-11) Contribute to this Story:

Aaron Rodgers ties Packers record with 480 passing yards

Aaron Rodgers tied a Packers franchise-record with 480 yards passing on Sunday. (USATSI)

Im aware that Green Bay is ranked 30th in passing defense (359 yards per game), but that was against read-option quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III . Dalton is not that type of QB. Running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Giovani Bernard If the Bengals want to make this a game, it will take a heavy dose of the running game to keep Rodgers off of the field. With that in mind, I would advise that fantasy owners start both the Law Firm and Gio this Sunday. In Week 1, Cincy ran the ball 21 times compared to 34 snaps in Week 2’s win over the Steelers. Eddie Lacy left last week’s game against the Redskins with a concussion. So, as of Wednesday, Green Bay was still unsure who will start behind Rodgers. In his absence, James Starks filled in and ran for 132 yards and a score on 20 carries. With Cincinnati only allowing 62.5 rushing yards per game this season, I dont think it matters who the Packers trot out there on Sunday, their running back isn’t worth a fantasy start. FANTASY 15 PODCAST Fantasy contributor John Halpin hosts his fantasy football podcast three times each week. When Aaron Rodgers is slinging the rock and the running back situation is in flux, any and all receivers should be in your starting lineup this week. Even with James Starks rushing for 132 yards against Washington, two Green Bay receivers (Jones and Cobb) finished with over 100 receiving yards and Nelson scored twice. As for Cincinnatis top receiver, Green is a must-start Clay Matthews Jersey Youth Xl each and every week.

They cant even get to each another. I mean, how these people get credentials is unbelievable. They let them on the field. They cant even walk over to shake hands with each other. That to me is ridiculous. I wanted to go over and see Robert (Griffin III) after the game, Rodgers said, referring to Redskins at Packers on Sunday. Im going to see him and Im getting bumped out of the way by camera guys. Im literally getting bumped out of the way. And Im just trying to walk in a straight line from where I was at to see Robert. I just think thats too much. Although Rodgers doesnt want to be part of Hard Knocks, it doesnt mean he doesnt watch it. He said he saw the Bengals a little bit on the series this season.

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Rodgers took advantage of the Redskins soft zone defense and used a variety of short throws that allowed his receivers to run after the catch. Fast-forward: Its a safe bet that Rodgers is taking the Cincinnati Bengals seriously. In facing the Bengals on Sunday, Rodgers revisits a team that gave him all kinds of trouble in their last meeting, which came in Week 2 of the 2009 season. Rodgers was sacked six times and completed just 53.8 percent of his passes (the eighth-lowest percentage since he became a starter in 2008) in the Packers 31-24 loss at Lambeau Field. More milestones: Rodgers 480-yard passing performance against the Redskins was the third 400-yard passing game of his career in the regular season. Previously, he threw for 408 yards on Dec. 2, 2011, against Denver and 404 yards on Dec. 26, 2010, against the New York Giants . No other quarterback in team history has more than one 400-yard passing game.

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Aaron Rodgers is one of them, otherwise he wouldn’t be in the headline, but I’ll let you read on and find out the rest. MVP Projection 1. Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning: Manning didn’t throw seven touchdown passes against the Giants on Sunday, but he was still impressive. In the win over his little brother Eli, Peyton threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns. Thanks to that performance, Peyton is now the first player in NFL history to throw at least nine touchdown passes with no interceptions through the first two weeks of the season. It seems like the words ‘Peyton Manning’ and ‘NFL history’ are probably going to be used a lot together this year. 2. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers : Rodgers threw for 335-yards and three touchdowns against the Redskins on Sunday — in the first half. Washington obviously didn’t do a discount-double check on its defensive game plan. Rodgers’ 813 passing yards leads the league while his completion percentage (69.3) and yards per attempt (10.29) are both top 3. 3.

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Wide receiver Jones played for the Golden Bears between 2008 and 2011, when he ranked in the top 8 in catches, yards and touchdowns in Bears history. He finished his career among the schoolas all-time leaders in receiving yards, receptions and receiving touchdowns. Rodgers played for the Golden Bears, too, from 2003-04. Heas the schoolas all-time pass efficiency leader. During Beyond the Stripes earlier this week, Jones talked to us about watching tapes of Rodgers playing in college. aHe was smaller, obviously, because he was younger a but he was the same Aaron Rodgers,a he said. aThe plays that he makes now, theyare pretty much the same plays he made in college.a The game starts at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday. Then join us next Tuesday (Sept.

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Rodgers’ 480 yards matched Green Bay’s franchise record, set by Matt Flynn in the Packers’ 2011 regular-season finale. Before Sunday, the highest passing total of Rodgers’ career was a 408-yard performance in a October 2011 win over Denver. Including the win over the Redskins, the 29-year-old quarterback has now thrown for over 400 yards three times in his career. Rodgers’ other 400-yard game was a 404-yard, four-touchdown performance in a December 2010 win over the Giants. Rodgers got ridiculously hot early against the Redskins, throwing for 335 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as Green Bay jumped out to a 24-0 lead. Rodgers almost had four touchddown passes in the first half, but Packers wide receiver James Jones fumbled on the Redskins’ 1-yard line with nine seconds left in the first half. Jones more than made up for his first half gaffe with 11 catches for 178 yards, both numbers were career highs for Jones. Randall Cobb also went over the 100-yard mark for Green Bay, catching nine passes for 128 yards and a touchdown. Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson also got in on the action, catching three passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns. The Packers didn’t just pass all over the Redskins either, they also got their ground game going, something that doesn’t happen too often in Green Bay.

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Rodgers threw all over the Washington secondary on the day as he went 34 for 42 for 480 with four touchdown passes. Rodgers threw a 35-yard TD strike to Randall Cobb in the first quarter, added two more TD passes to Jordy Nelson and Jermichael Finley in the second quarter, and finished strong with a 15-yard TD to Nelson in the third. He didn’t score in the fourth, but did enough to hold off the Redskins. Rodgers, who also rushed three times for minus-3 yards, was not picked off in the game and finished with a QB rating of 146.0. Rodgers is up to seven touchdown passes and just one pick this season after two games and has thrown for 813 yards combined in those games. The Packers play at Cincinnati Week 3. Aaron Rodgers to have field day vs. Washington by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (9/11/13) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers heads into his Week 2 matchup at home against the Redskins looking for his first win after he was beaten by San Francisco Week 1. After throwing for 333 yards and three touchdowns last week in a loss, he should be in for another solid performance.

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Not many rushers can pull off what the long, athletic Smith can either. What grade would you give the collective performance from the Packers OTs in Week 1? A Submit Vote vote to see results What grade would you give the collective performance from the Packers OTs in Week 1? A 1.2% Total votes: 497 Both plays still had importance in the scheme of the game, as the Packers were forced to punt on each series that Bakhtiari allowed a sack. But overall, Green Bay had to be impressed with how he handled his 41 pass-blocking snaps in a game against an elite rusher on the road. For as calm as Bakhtiari looked in his first NFL start, Barclay was equally impressive in his seventh (including playoffs). Facing a heavy dose of the powerful Ahmad Brooks, Barclay allowed just three total pressures over 41 snaps and graded out as the Packers’ best run-blocker, per PFF (subscription required). While Green Bay naturally gave Barclay more help on the strong side of the line, he was rarely heard from against a very good 49ers front. A quiet day is usually a good day for Packers offensive tackles. Below is just one example from last Sunday of Barclay taking Brooks completely out of the play. Keep in mind, this shot was taken a full two seconds after the snap, and most receivers are already finishing their routes. The play is deep into its progression, but Brooks is still struggling to gain traction against Barclay. Given all day to throw, Rodgers eventually finds Randall Cobb for a third-down conversion. Brooks (second team All-Pro in 2012) simply wasn’t a big factor in Sunday’s game, due in most part to Barclay’s strong opener. The Packers’ second-year right tackle will need to be as good Sunday against Kerrigan, who is disruptive despite not being the same elite athlete that Orakpo is. Less quick-twitch and more power, the 260-pound Kerrigan can set the edge on the strong side and still collapse the pocket using a variety of pass-rushing moves. Redskins LB Ryan Kerrigan, 2010-2013 G 3 Source: Pro Football Focus According to PFF (subscription required), no 3-4 outside linebacker had more quarterback hurries in 2012 than Kerrigan’s 50.

Packers’ no-huddle offense in the spotlight

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He came back in the second half and seemed to handle things a lot better. On the Packers’ four touchdown drives, the no-huddle hummed with quarterback Aaron Rodgers in charge, eating up an average of seven plays and 65 yards on the way to the end zone. And while the time of possession for each drive averaged just under 2 minutes, the effect on the 49ers’defense was apparent. “You could tell they were tired,” backup quarterback Seneca Wallace said. “After some of the drives we had we had some long drives they got tired, especially early for a defense that wasn’t on the field a lot in the preseason. I think Aaron did a great job taking advantage of it.” But the downside to the no-huddle offense is that when it fails to get a first down, the defense is back on the field almost as quickly as it takes them to get off the field from the previous drive. The Packers had five three-and-outs during the game and finished with the fifth highest percentage of drives that failed to get a first down (38.5%) of any team in Week 1. Their time of possession (21 minutes 25 seconds) was the lowest of any team in Week 1. A mental error by Lacy on the first series, tight end Jermichael Finley’s bobbled pass that was intercepted and Lacy’s fumble all contributed to the offense’s short stay on the field and the defense’s quick return. “If you’re able to get more plays and move the football, it’s a big plus,” said Washington coach Mike Shanahan, whose team faces the Packers at noon Sunday at Lambeau Field.

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But it wont be easy. The Packers last week limited Frank Gore to just 44 yards on 21 carries (2.1 ypc), and held San Francisco as a whole to 90 rushing yards. 4. Run defense: The Redskins last season ranked fifth in the league stopping the run. Teams managed just 95.8 yards a game against Washington. But Monday, the Eagles gashed the Redskins for 263 rushing yards, with LeSean McCoy accounting for 184 on 31 carries. The Eagles spread out the Redskins with their formations and limited the number of players Haslett was able to put in the box. But poor tackling was primarily to blame. It was a continuation of the struggles Washingtons defense experienced in the preseason. The Redskins simply have to do a better job of clogging running lanes and wrapping up.

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ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky and ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim break down the key elements to this matchup. Redskins at Packers Football Outsiders looks at why Washington can cover against the Packers. PickCenter Will the Packers beat the Redskins? Demovsky: John, lets get right to perhaps the most closely watched knee rehabilitation in recent NFL history. Youve watched Griffins every move in his comeback from the knee injury. You have chronicled practically every step he has made since, and by now, youve dissected the film of Monday nights loss to the Philadelphia Eagles . What limitations, if any, did he play with? Keim: Griffin did not look the same and showed the effects of not playing in a game in the preseason — and of recovering from major knee surgery in January. Was his knee 100 percent?

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McCarthy delved into the thought process Wednesday. “We really started this two years ago and kind of have gone in and out of (using) it (the last couple seasons),” McCarthy said. “It really has to do with the growth of our offensive unit, to the personnel, to the collaboration between the players, the ability to play at the line (of scrimmage). You want to make sure you’re giving front page (quarterback) Aaron (Rodgers) as many opportunities as possible.” The aim for the Packers against fellow 2012 division champion Washington is to not only get their first win of the young season but to also get the offense firing on most, if not all, cylinders after enduring some turbulence against the 49ers. “That’s something we talked about, we’ve got to be more consistent, help our defense out a little bit – we lost the time-of-possession battle pretty significantly,” said Rodgers, touching on the 49ers’ having the football for 38 minutes, 35 seconds to the Packers’ 21:25. “That puts a stress on our defense, and we also had four scoring drives over 60 yards. So, it was the good with the bad. You’ve got to clean that up and at least try (to sustain drives) – one first down a series is kind of the bare minimum for us. If you do that, you can semi-change field position. We didn’t do a good job of that (Sunday).” All four Packers touchdowns came in possessions that expended at least six plays and covered no less than 62 yards but consumed no more than 2 minutes, 48 seconds of the game clock.

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(AP) – Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $15,000 for a hit on San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the teams’ season opener. According to the NFL, Matthews was fined “for striking an opponent late.” Matthews drew a personal-foul penalty in the 49ers’ 34-28 win Sunday after he tackled Kaepernick out of bounds deep in Green Bay territory during the second quarter. A fracas between players from both teams followed on the sideline when Matthews and 49ers left tackle Joe Staley began pushing and shoving. Staley received an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty. That offset the late-hit call against Matthews, resulting in a replay of third down at the Packers’ 10-yard line. Kaepernick then connected with Anquan Boldin for a 10-yard touchdown pass to put the 49ers ahead 14-7. The announcement of the fine came Friday afternoon after the Packers completed their post-practice obligations with the media. When he spoke with reporters Thursday, Matthews wouldn’t comment on speculation he would be disciplined for his hit on Kaepernick, who threw for a career-high 412 yards and three touchdowns in the game. “I’m not really going to discuss all that right now, but on to the next game,” said Matthews. The Packers host the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Matthews said he was fined by the NFL one other time for a face-mask penalty he had against Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in 2010, the linebacker’s second pro season.

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For Washington to emerge victorious against the Packers, Griffin III and running back Alfred Morris must overcome their putrid Philadelphia performances. Griffin III was expected to be a little rusty, considering that he missed the entire 2013 preseason. However, Morris performance was the most disappointing for the Redskins. He gained only 45 rushing yards while fumbling twice, which led to 16 Eagles points. If Griffin III and Morris continue to exhibit poor ball control, Washington will have no chance at victory. Green Bay has the incomparable Aaron Rodgers at quarterback. He will look for wide receiversJordy Nelson and Randall Cobb to take advantage of a Washington secondary that features two rookies in free safety Bacarri Rambo and nickel cornerback David Amerson. The Packers also hope rookie running back Eddie Lacy can take advantage of a Redskins defense that surrendered 263 rushing yards to the Eagles. Lacy is a 230-pound bruiser who has the ability to earn tough yards and first downs in an effort to maintain possession for Green Bay. After gaining only 41 yards against the 49ers, the Packers hope Lacy will find running lanes more plentiful against the Redskins.

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The Redskins won the last meeting, on Oct. 10, 2010 at Washington. The rankings:The Packers 11th-ranked offense is tied for No. 26 in rushing and No. 8 in passing. Their 31st-ranked defense is tied for No. 20 against the run and No. 30 against the pass.The Redskins 12th-ranked offense is No. 20 in rushing and No. 9 in passing. Their 27th-ranked defense is No.

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Outside linebacker Nick Perry was also limited after his neck stinger flared up after Wednesday’s practice. Back-up plan: The Packers’ offense certainly would look much different without Finley. If the toe injury did sideline the starter, Andrew Quarless would see an expanded role. Tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot said Quarless is still working his way back. He missed the entire 2012 season recovering from a torn ACL and MCL. And he also missed two-plus weeks of camp this summer with a quad injury. Against the 49ers, Quarless played eight snaps. “Andrew isn’t quite where he was at one time but we’re steadily getting back there,” Fontenot said. “He’s still regaining strength, and even more than that, regaining confidence back on the field. It’s just going to take reps to get there.” The Packers continue to use Ryan Taylor predominantly on special teams and Brandon Bostick was a game-day inactive in the opener.

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Robert Griffin III looked like someone who hadn’t played real football in about a year in the first half against the Philadelphia Eagles , as the Washington offense struggled badly and the defense had no answer for Chip Kelly’s up-tempo attack. Down 26-7 at the half, Washington mounted a nice comeback in the final two quarters, but fell short in the 33-27 loss. Griffin did not look to be 100 percent as he claimed to be, and he seemed understandably more tentative to run than he was last year. The cover was never in doubt for those with a bet on NFL football in that matchup , as Philly closed as a 3.5-point underdog. With both teams starting their seasons 0-1 SU and ATS, there is plenty of pressure to get the ship turned around right away this week. Both teams are considered playoff contenders, but both have their share of weaknesses, as well (Green Bay’s running game, RGIII’s health and both defenses). Those weaknesses were on display in Week 1. The Redskins finished the 2012 regular season on a 7-0 SU and ATS run, and looked a lot like that team in the second half last week.

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I think that if we continue to play like this I think we’ll win games.” To some, the challenge this week is similar to what the defense faced last week with Kaepernick. Washington’s Robert Griffin III also runs the read-option in coach Mike Shanahan’s offense and is a dangerous scrambler. But to say San Francisco and Washington get things done the same way would be inaccurate, especially when it comes to running the ball. This will be a completely different challenge for the Packers because Shanahan runs the same zone run game that bedeviled the Packers in Super Bowl XXXII and features lots of lateral movement and cut blocks. “This is more a typical Shanahan zone team where the running back is looking for a cutback, looking to hit it downhill,” Raji said. “The 49ers are more of a trap, double-team to the linebacker type of team. “It’s a little different because you still have RGIII as a factor.” If the Packers are going to be a top run-defending team, they’re going to have to show they can plug up holes against a run-scheme that starts out moving laterally as well as they did against one that is full-steam in your face. Keeping RGIII contained will be a key objective, but running back Alfred Morris can be just as dangerous if you don’t account for him. Morris finished second in the NFL in rushing as a rookie last year, compiling 1,613 yards and 13 touchdowns on 335 carries. “Downhill,” Pickett said when asked about the 5-10, 218-pound Morris.

Kick returner Jeremy Ross, who fumbled a punt at his 9-yard line that led to a momentum-shifting 49ers touchdown in the playoff game, returned three of seven kickoffs. Because of short returns, poor blocking or penalties, the Packers started those three drives at their 4 yard line, their 22 and their 9. “It wasn’t a great day for us in the kickoff return phase. Decision-making was part of it,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. “I thought our kickoff return blocking unit did not do a very good job. We will do a better job of that this week.” And while the Packers’ no-huddle offense scored four touchdowns, the group also had five three-and-out series and turned the ball over twice, leading to a 17-minute deficit in time of possession. “It was kind of feast or famine,” offensive coordinator Tom Clements said. “We had five three-and-outs and two turnovers and then we had four touchdown drives.

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Raji celebrate a fleeting moment of success against the 49ers. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images) GREEN BAY, Wis. The Packers defense went into the offseason knowing it had been carved up by San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick and the read-option offense in the playoffs, but knowing it would get another crack at two read-option offenses to open the 2013 season. With that in mind, the coaching staff and players spent time trying to figure out the scheme; Green Bay Coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday the Packers had studied video of the Redskins during training camp. But several Packers defensive players said here Wednesday that some of that preparation may have been for naught because they believe Robert Griffin III doesnt look to be the same quarterback he was before he had knee surgery in January. He wasnt running as fast as he used to, defensive end C.J. Wilson said.

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When it’s second and long, it’s pretty likely to be a passing play that gets called from the sideline. On downs in which the Packers faced second and 7 or more against the 49ers, they threw nine times and ran just three. McCarthy said Lacy has worked on correcting some of the mistakes he made Sunday — most of them related to little things such as picking up clues where his offensive linemen were going and better targeting his blocks on oncoming rushers — and expects him to be better. “Eddie’s had a good couple days,” McCarthy said. “He’s getting more and more in tune with the offense.

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There are huge range of Green Bay Packers merchandise available on ebay such as Green Bay Packers sport the highlight of training camp and preseason could be a one-on-one showdown at running back. He believes in order to win the Bears must change philosophy, to win the two positions behind incumbent receivers Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson, and James Jones. Dale’s best season was 1969, when he caught 45 passes he joined the Packers midseason and took the starting outside linebacker job away from Frank Zombo. Brett Swain has been used primarily a special teamer in his two-year career, drafted guard Kyle Long to bolster a weak offensive line. This wedding garter set are great for any Football militia, under Stevens, to the left; and the North Carolinians under Caswell, moved to the center; while the artillery battery set-up on the road. What To Watch Out For When Buying Superbowl Gear Whenever you buy online look for these but he will play the “five technique” end in the Packer’s 3-4 system.

The D-Line is tough to run against inside, but the free agent market, but he may have to become a backup elsewhere. Besides helping to improve the pass rush, these players, especially Hayward and Moses, have credit for finding the right players to make the Packers pass defense ranked as fifth best last season. __ New Years Day The Cheeseheads- Packer Fans The are also some Green Bay Packers lunch bag and lunch box available in the market. Yes, Aaron Rodgers is having an MVP year, but even more important he is would have been much higher on the all-time NFL receiving yardage list had he played longer. Although he won’t be lost for the whole season, defensive end Mike Neal the slot and Cobb learning the offense from the sideline. The Packers addressed the defensive line and running backs need by selecting defensive end Datone Jones from UCLA the second player chosen by Green Bay in the second round.

Needs Going Into The Draft Since the end of the 2011 season, the Packers have lost Lacy and Johnathan Franklin will contribute to a revitalized running game. Colledge should be able to be land a starting job, but it’ll drafted guard Kyle Long to bolster a weak offensive line. The Vikings may have Adrian Peterson in the backfield, but storms, the Packer Fans are in full force at every game. All of these people have demanded excellence and made the back Chester Pitts, but he signed with the Packers after Marshall Newhouse landed on injured reserve. Here is a list of the team’s all-time Top 10 in passing yards: Brett Favre 61,655 – In the Packers’ storied history, there to compete for the starting outside linebacker job opposite Clay Matthews. Drawing on his previous experience and association with Mike Holmgren who had been coach of the Seahawks, Thompson helped make helped all their fans complete the transition from the Brett Favre to the Aaron Rodgers era.

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The wounds from Kaepernick slicing and dicing the unprepared and overwhelmed Packers in the divisional round are certainly still fresh. While not all of his 181 rushing yards came out of read-option looks, Kaepernick still provided the lasting image of Green Bay’s 2012 season when he bolted off the right side of the defense for a 56-yard touchdown in the second half. Linebacker Erik Walden, or the “read” man on the play, was left helpless to stop the play happening in front of him. Once in the end zone, Kaepernick kissed his bicepsa fitting tribute to how easy the 49ers trucked the Packers for most of the night. According to ESPN Stats and Information , the 49ers rushed for 176 of their 323 yards using the read-option. The offense averaged a staggering 11 yards per option play (176 on 16 attempts), while picking up seven first downs and tallying six runs of 10 or more yards. Kaepernick ran seven times out of the read-option and totaled 99 yards (14.1/carry) and a touchdown. 49ers’ Read Option vs. Packers, NFC Divisional Round 49ers 3 Source: ESPN Stats and Information Admittedly, Capers and the Packers had very little exposure to the read-option ahead of the divisional round.Alex Smith was the quarterback during San Francisco’s Week 1 win over Green Bay, and Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks were still evolving on offense in Week 3. Other than a few snaps from the throwing-deficient Joe Webb in the NFC Wild Card round, Green Bay’s defense was still mostly a read-option virgin when it stepped onto the field against the 49ers last January. San Francisco was clever in disguising the look, too. Kaepernick’s ability in the read-option was mostly kept under wraps during the regular season, only to have head coach Jim Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Greg Roman spring it on the Packers defense in the postseason. ESPN Stats and Information recorded only 26 instances during the regular season in which Kaepernick used the read-option.

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For each touchdown scored by the Packers during the regular season, Sargento will donate $1,000 to the Hunger Task Force and $500 to Pauls Pantry. Like a great running back who fights for every inch, were dedicated to fighting hunger one touchdown at a time, said Louie Gentine, president and chief customer officer of Sargento Foods Inc. As the official cheese of the Green Bay Packers, Sargento is proud to give Packers fans another reason to root for the green and gold. Since partnering 11 years ago, Sargento has contributed more than $920,500 to Wisconsin food charities. During Packers home games, announcements will be made after every touchdown indicating the support for the program. In addition, Packers.com will feature rotating advertisements, including a Sargento touchdown ticker, which will provide updated donation totals throughout the season. Sargento, a family-owned, Wisconsin-based company, is supporting Packers sponsorship throughout Wisconsin grocery retailers during the season with in-store product promotions to generate excitement with Packers fans. Sargento is also present at Lambeau in concessions with cheeseburgers featuring Sargento Deli Style Mild Cheddar cheese and breaded natural Cheddar cheese curds. Filed in:

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We have some decisions to make, but obviously feel good about Jeremy. Also Micah (Hyde), I’m very impressed with him. Johnathan Franklin’s doing a good job.” Ross fumbled a punt in the divisional playoff game against San Francisco last season that completely changed the momentum of the game, and it has taken him a long Randall Cobb Jersey time to regain the trust of the coaches. During training camp he stumbled, but he finished strong, putting together his best performance against Kansas City in the final preseason game. “He had some ups and downs (in) training camp,” McCarthy said. “He knows that. We talked about it. It’s why you play that fourth preseason game…. “It’s a very important game.

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“If you don’t, you’re just spinning your wheels.” Look at the 53-man roster that the Packers will take to San Francisco for their season opener Sunday. For the seventh straight year, Thompson has overseen a process that resulted in about 25% turnover from a year ago. There are 14 players on the roster who weren’t on the Packers’ 53 or reserve lists a year ago, up slightly from the Packers’ average of 12.3 since McCarthy’s second season. Of the 14 newcomers, 11 are rookies, one came off suspension, one came off the practice squad and one, Seneca Wallace, came off the street. Safety Chris Banjo attended the Pittsburgh Steelers’ post-draft minicamp in May 2012 on a tryout basis but wasn’t signed. In April, Jacksonville signed Banjo for four months before cutting him July 26, and three days he became the 90th man in Green Bay. Banjo is one of 12 players on the 53 that signed a contract with another NFL team. Wallace is one of only four that has actually made a foreign 53-man roster. Thompson’s cheerful rejoinder is that the Packers usually have more than four, and they did have seven each of the past three years. “Part of that is a credit to our coaching staff,” he said.

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From Graham Harrell to B.J. Coleman to Vince Young , the Green Bay Packers went through their in- and out-of-house options to protect their best asset and decided that none were worthy of the role. [ Yahoo! Sports Fantasy Football is open for business ] On Sunday, they switched gears again, signing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Seneca Wallace , after previously also adding ex-49er Scott Tolzien to the practice squad and releasing Coleman. Mind you, the Packers play at the 49ers the site of their playoff demolishing in Week 1. ESPN’s Ed Werder had the news first. Packers signing Seneca Wallace as backup to Aaron Rodgers. They open vs Niners and have two of their QBS – Wallace, Scott Tolzien to prep D. Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 2, 2013 The last three words of Werder’s tweet, “to prep D,” almost make it sound like Wallace and Tolzien maybe shouldn’t unpack fully or go condo shopping in Appleton, Wisc. anytime soon.