Cory's Corner: Don't Even Think About Panicking

The Packers defense was born on Saturday night. 

It isn't time to panic. 

The Packers eked out a 24-16 win over the Panthers on Saturday night. The Packers came into the game leading the league by scoring over 30 points a game. But the offense wasn't exactly playing the right notes.

"I'm not a big believer in teams losing focus," said Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, whose 143 passing yards were a season low. "We just didn't execute. Tonight was definitely a stinker for the offense — the third and fourth quarters."

Rodgers isn't wrong. The Packers had five straight punts from 1:38 left in the second quarter to 2:39 left in the third. Green Bay only tallied four first downs in the second half. 

The offense looked dreadful. The Packers had three drops, including one by Davante Adams, and Aaron Rodgers was sacked five times — the most he's been sacked since Week 12 at San Francisco last year. 

But deep down, isn't this what we all wanted? We have been waiting all season for the defense to enter stage right, but the offense usually bailed them out. The offense needed 522 yards to get past Minnesota in the season opener 43-34. The Saints outgained the Packers 397-369, but the offense didn't commit a turnover and got a win in New Orleans.

I have been asking all season when the defense was going to pull its weight. I know it may seem like the offense is going to click every single week, but that's just not realistic. And when the offense couldn't do anything right on Saturday, it was the defense that muzzled the Panthers with one touchdown in five trips to the red zone. That's a big boy stat.

We got to see the Packers future centerpiece inside linebacker in Krys Barnes. He was all over the place, made five tackles and even showed off his volleyball skills with a forced fumble spike as quarterback Teddy Bridgewater tried to reach the ball over the goal line. Barnes, a 2020 undrafted free agent, easily had his best game as a pro and showed that he's willing to do whatever it takes to stay on the field. 

What's even more impressive is that the defense is really shaping into form. Adrian Amos and Darnell Savage are playing like a pair of wolves. They roam near the line of scrimmage and explode when they see their chance. Amos had his best game of the season and Savage has really taken it upon himself after playing a clunker against the Eagles. 

So calm down. Yes, the offense looked about as ugly as your grandma's fruitcake. But, the defense rose from the offense's ashes — and this is the perfect time for a team to start to come together. 

The offense will look magical soon, but it's pretty appropos that the defense picked up the slack. 

That's the true measure of a team — to win when you probably shouldn't. 

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Cory Jennerjohn is a graduate from UW-Oshkosh and has been in sports media for over 15 years. He was a co-host on "Clubhouse Live" and has also done various radio and TV work as well. He has written for newspapers, magazines and websites. He currently is a columnist for CHTV and also does various podcasts. He recently earned his Masters degree from the University of Iowa. He can be found on Twitter: @Coryjennerjohn

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chugwater's picture

December 22, 2020 at 06:44 am

Not sure ‘eked’ is the best word here. Watch the ending to the Carolina-Minnesota game. THAT is eking out a win.

Sure they were flat in the second half, but we still beat them by a touchdown. Defense is ascending at the right time.

Panic? Ha! I’m looking at the NFC playoff teams right now. No one scares me.

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GregC's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:02 am

Well, I would've preferred that BOTH the offense and defense played well, but given a choice between, say, a 45-37 win and a 24-16 win, I would definitely take the latter. In the playoffs, there is bound to be at least one game when the offense struggles against a good defense, and that's when our defense will need to earn its pay.

I read somewhere recently that the defense's underachieving compared to last year can be attributed to less productive seasons from Kenny Clark, Preston Smith, and Kevin King. That sounds about right, and I would throw in the decline from Blake Martinez to Christian Kirksey. Since then, I think Clark and Smith have played a bit better, and Krys Barnes looks like a big improvement over Kirksey. Some other players have stepped up their game as well. Sunday's game against Derrick Henry and the Titans will be a big test.

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egbertsouse's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:15 am

Let’s see how they do against the Titans before we anoint them as the second coming of thr ‘85 Bears.

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Coldworld's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:42 am

Beat me to it. The primary weakness in Pettine’s defenses has been against the run. The recipe seen against Carolina likely won’t work the same way way against a team that doesn’t need to pass, as we all saw in the playoffs last year.

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jannes bjornson's picture

December 22, 2020 at 03:34 pm

If Smith, Inc. cannot hold the edge, it will be a repeat and rinse performance during the playoffs.

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Thegravedigger's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:15 pm

It will be up to z and rashan gary to hold the edge, and i think they will. P smith will play less than rashan in the playoffs. But we also have a missile in kamal martin who can knife in there on sweeps. He just has to actually connect when he flys in there. Chandon sullivan is also a better tackler than tramon williams. Amos and savage look like different players out there compared to 2019. And this offense will carry them if they do get run all over. This team is not the 2019 packers. Continuity is important. And they are 11 n 3 and still growing n getting better.

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Bure9620's picture

December 23, 2020 at 03:51 am

Statistically, the Packers are 11th in the league in rush defense, allowing 110.1 yards per game. The run defense is not as atrocious as many think....not elite either.

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murf7777's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:09 am

Don’t think Cory was anointing the D, just making comments about certain players and the team D stepping up when needed. We all know it’s not a top 5 D, but progress was shown over the past few weeks.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:31 am

I was having some thoughts about DB Jerry Gray earlier this season. I liked the hire but as usual was a little impatient. Someone has Amos, Savage and Jaire playing very well. IDK if it is Pettine, Gray, the players themselves, but kudos. King is down a bit, but he doesn't look like can rely on his athletic gifts as he seems a bit hobbled to me. Hollman does not have a large enough sample size, but he didn't look overwhelmed when called upon. Sullivan also is down a bit, but that is not entirely surprising. Some players have sophomore slumps, and so do players who go from playing 350 snaps (GB could use Tramon) to playing Tramon's role and having to become essentially a starter. Always surprised to see that Josh Jackson played 328 defensive snaps this year. He was not godawful: I think Hollman simply passed him as the preferred perimeter CB backup. Kabion Ento can't get an elevation from the PS this year. I liked Hollman better but he was intriguing. Clark is improving: he pass rushed well but forgot to play the run last season. GB needs him to be elite, and he isn't there so far.

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GregC's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:42 am

They really seem to like Kabion Eno, but he is still on injured reserve. At this point, he will probably have to wait until next year. I agree that Kevin King may be a bit hobbled. He doesn't quite look like himself. He's fallen from a pretty good CB last year to an average one this year.

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Coldworld's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:58 am

Ento went on IR during camp with a broken bone in his foot. He is not eligible to return because he wasn’t on the initial roster as I understand it. I also think that kind of injury made that highly unlikely anyway.

King has had a groin injury. He looks less than 100 percent to me. It doesn’t take much reduction in speed or mobility to make a big difference.

I’ve always liked Hollman’s upside on the perimeter. I was a little puzzled at Jackson’s elevation over him and then the reversal. Could it be they felt Jackson needed a chance and that has passed?

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flackcatcher's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:02 pm

Hollman does not grab in coverage. Jackson does. Jackson was pretty decent in coverage, but the Packers can not play a hands on secondary guy. As we saw in Detroit game officials will call it every time. Jackson needs to trust his leverage and feet, otherwise it will hard for him to earn playing time.

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PeteK's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:17 am

Kevin the hobble King.

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Guam's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:49 am

I've wondered about King's health as well. When he scooped that fumble but couldn't run away from the Carolina WR's despite having a head start, that was a pretty clear sign he doesn't have his top end speed. I guess the groin injury has not fully healed.

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x24's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:51 am

I noticed the same thing

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dobber's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:11 am

I don't remember who tackled him, but Curtis Samuel, Robby Anderson, and DJ Moore are all sub 4.4 guys, too.

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Guam's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:07 am

Yes, the Carolina WRs are fast, but King had a head start and got overtaken. That shouldn't happen unless he is a little hobbled (or turn the logic around - how can he cover them if he can't run with them when healthy?).

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Coldworld's picture

December 22, 2020 at 01:15 pm

If I recall, he was basically blocked by their deep men in front of him, slow ring him to be caught, but still seemed slow.

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CoachDino's picture

December 22, 2020 at 06:07 pm

I'm with ya, I think people haven't focused on Clark's drop in performance enough. I don't watch coach's tape so I rely on the eye test, PFF grades and multiple media sources. It has been reported but with little blame.

To me, success depends mostly on your studs playing up to their potential. Yes, role players make a difference and you do often see a role player having a stand out game that really puts a team over. But in the end that's not happening if the studs aren't doing their part.

Love the post because it really hits on a big issue come playoffs. players peaking. All season we talk about improving and working toward your best football. when it happens its a great thing. IMO it's happening in GB.
Coaches are making personel changes in accordance with performance as rookies have gained experience and proved themselves.
Veterans who stumbled out of the fates are hitting their stride.
Stayed relatively healthy and have a chance for a bye to rest up and get healthier.
Have popped the bubble of invulnerability and should refocus on execution (ARod and the offense)

That said, why do I know not feel good about the OLine? Do they miss Cory that much? Not a Turner or Patrick fan but thought they had played admirably. Is the season catching up to them? If the line is slipping there is a solution, ARod needs to get the ball out faster and refocus on executing the offense as designed. To me this is going to be critical,

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Thegravedigger's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:12 pm

To me its simple. Patrick was holding up at rg mostly. But hes been exploited on the left side in pass blocking. When linsley returns, patrick should go to the bench. If patrick gets beat early against the titans, it might be john runyan time even. About your point on clark. I dont watch coaches tape either, but i do rewatch games. He has been slowly, very slowly, progressing since his injury. Last year he was slow after his injury as well, but not this slow. Hes been better against the run lately, and getting more pressures (6 last week). But we need more. We need him to do what derek brown did to lucas patrick this week and the weeks after.

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Guam's picture

December 22, 2020 at 07:39 am

The defense has been at least average all year and seems to be trending upward. The offense has been powerful minus a game or two. The biggest concern for me is special teams. The Packer special teams have been ranked near the bottom all year and aren't getting better. They were inches away from another catastrophe Saturday night when Carolina barely missed blocking a punt due to Burks whiffing on his man.

On the other hand, we could be fans of the Steeler who have the same record as Green Bay, but have lost three in a row including a stinker last night to the lowly Bengals. Go Pack Go!

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Coldworld's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:17 am

Defense has been decent when not run on by an elite RB. We are not bad if we attack QBs who need to pass.

The more aggressive approach from the front since Z’s chat with Pettine has, in my view helped the backfield players as much as the rush. Indeed, that’s how Pettine originally said his defense was intended to function.

Against a true RB threat we have been very poor. Though Barnes and Martin give hope, it’s asking a ridiculous amount to expect them to shut down Henry as rushers and an elite running attack neutralizes pass rush. So in addition to ground damage, it will make it more difficult to defend the passing attack. We lose on both counts

If the run is truly dominant, passing may not even be necessary. That’s how SF managed to beat us last year with 8. Cook did pretty much the same this year. Pettine still stayed light and did little to try to strengthen the Defensive front, continuing to rely on OLBs over true linemen. If he does the same against Henry I expect us to be run on all day.

I’d love to be wrong, but I expect Rush to be on the sidelines and us to play less than 3 true DL. The vulnerability starts there and increases as fatigue steps in. So, prove me wrong Mike Pettine, nothing would make me happier, but I just can’t sign up to the idea that your defense is more adequate against teams with elite ground games based on anything this season or last.

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PeteK's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:06 am

I wonder what Titans fans are feeling about facing our offense. Also, we are ahead of the Titans in every defensive stat especially vs the pass.

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dobber's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:14 am

This is an important point: TN's defense is pretty poor. They don't rush the passer, they give up long drives and big plays. This is sizing up to be a game where the first team to punt loses.

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murf7777's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:15 am

"Defense has been decent when not run on by an elite RB".... Not reviewing all stats to confirm, but I'd think except for the top few rushing defenses that can be said about all teams. That said, we have made progress, we are 11th in rushing D this year and we ended last year as 18th. I also think MLF gave Pettine orders to shore it up and we do see progress. The reality is It's a balancing act between stopping rush vs pass plays. What we can't have is what happened last year in SF where the adjustments on D waited far too long till it was too late. Pettine must make in game adjustments timely for us to get to the SB. Fingers crossed.

The Titan game will be tell us a lot about our D. I'm hoping they work hard to stop the run because the Titan's lose often when Henry doesn't get 20+ carries. We will have to stop them early and get a 2 score lead for that to happen.

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murf7777's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:26 am

An example of how to beat the Titans is the 2 games they played against the Indy this year.
Game #1
Titans win 45-26
Henry 27 - 178yds

Game #2
Titans lose 17-34
Henry 19 - 103 yds.

Hold Henry under 20 carries and make Tannehill beat you. Easier said then done thou!

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Guam's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:16 am

I think an underrated change for the Packer run defense has been the swap of Keke for Lancaster as a starter which allows Lancaster to be fresh when subbing for Clark at nose tackle. Keke has been okay as a run defender and having a consistently fresh nose tackle has stiffened the middle of the defense. And a better middle has allowed the ILBs to run more freely to the ball. Not a dramatic shift, but a slight improvement I think.

To your other point, using a three man d-line and using Rush would certainly help. Henry will be a tremendous challenge for the run D and I will be curious to see if Pettine can make the necessary adjustments. I think the Packers young ILBs give us a chance.

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jannes bjornson's picture

December 22, 2020 at 03:46 pm

Smith brothers are the key to holding contain. If they go all ole' like the Santa Clara game the track meet starts for the offense. Who will take up the slack when Adams faces Dbl and triple coverage? The sordid display of second half football by the offense last SAT, will lead to another one and done on their home turf. Get Tonyan the ball and use Dillon. Get in the Game.

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Leatherhead's picture

December 22, 2020 at 11:13 am

Yes, the defense has been at least average this year. Thank you for saying that. Sometimes we looked better than average and sometimes worse, but you are never as good or as bad as you look at any moment. Brett Favre through six interceptions in a playoff game but he also had a lot of HOF plays, too. Babe Ruth struck out. Kamara and Cook both made the defense look bad, but overall, this defense is a high-average defense.

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Guam's picture

December 22, 2020 at 12:33 pm

LH: I think our rushing defense has had all of us frustrated (and vocal) from time to time this year, but the pass defense has been consistently good to very good. On balance an average defense. KC won the SB with an average defense last year so good things are possible. But we would all like to see a solid run D performance against Henry and the Titans this week.

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jannes bjornson's picture

December 22, 2020 at 03:37 pm

Burks should be off the roster, period.

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NickPerry's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:12 am

I HONESTLY feel if Pettine keeps Kirksey out of the lineup, the Packers Defense can be much better. I still can't get over the play to DJ Moore late in the 4th quarter where Kirksey doesn't wrap up the tackle and takes out two teammates in the process. Moore heads deep into Packers territory only to be saved by Carolina's strange decision to kick a FG on 1st down.

Kirksey hasn't played well, not even a little. I had high hopes for him but he's slooooow, doesn't tackle well, can't cover, and frankly isn't nearly as good as either Martin or Barnes. I don't give a damn about knowing the Defense anymore. Lets live with a mistake or two (if that happens) with Barnes and Martin instead of CERTAIN breakdowns because of Kirkseys limitations.

BTW... According to sites who do rankings on players using DVOA and other factors suggest Josh Jackson couldn't be worse than Kevin King. King stunk Lambeau up last week and CAN'T TACKLE. Last I checked Jackson could tackle. If King looks like he did Saturday early against the Titans, bench his ass and try Jackson. It couldn't possibly be any worse than what King did Saturday.

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Coldworld's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:32 am

King had a turnover taken away on what I thought was a very tacky penalty. King does look hobbled. Yet despite that, Jackson wasn’t even active, a healthy scratch. At least King didn’t give up big PI yards. In fact, the Packers didn’t give up all that much in the air at all against a QB who is actually one of the better deep passers per stats this year and despite being on the field for almost the entire second half against a team playing catch up.

Sorry, can’t agree with you on that one. I also point out that if pass D I’d our big concern next week, our D will already have surprised by at least containing Henry.

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RCPackerFan's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:35 am

I hope our 2 starting ILB's are Barnes and Martin. Kirksey is just a step to slow. I don't know if it was from the offseason or his injury or what, but he doesn't look the same.

I honestly don't get why Jackson has been inactive. He needs to be playing over King at this point. King has not been very good since coming back. Even on his fumble recovery run, he didn't look particularly fast. I do wonder if he is still dealing with injuries.
Regardless though, he hasn't been able to tackle well. That is actually one of Jackson's strengths.
Going against Henry, we need our best tacklers on the field. If King is going to continue to throw shoulders at people without wrapping up, its going to be a long day.

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murf7777's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:32 am

Totally agree on Kirksey, we need to live and die with our rookies, Barnes and Martin with a lil Kirksey sprinkled in to keep everyone fresh. King not so much, I agree with CW I think he is much better then Jackson. Unfortunately, as CW stated I think King is playing injured (what else is new) but still better then Jackson.

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jannes bjornson's picture

December 23, 2020 at 04:37 pm

Kirksey can fill in on the coverage teams.

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RCPackerFan's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:17 am

Who is Panicking? Other then Steelers fans right now that is.
So we only beat the Panthers by 8. Lets look at the Panthers loses. They lost to the Raiders by 4. They lost to the Bucs by 14, but were within 7 until 2 minutes left in the game. Lost to the Bears by 7. To the Saints by 3. Falcons by 8. Chiefs by 2. Vikings by 1. Broncos by 5. They had 2 losses all year by more then 8 points. Both were against the Bucs.

What have we learned thus far this year. Our offense is really good. Rodgers deserves to be MVP. Our Defense is quietly improving.

The truth is there is no team we can't beat. There is no team that we are afraid of. The only team we have to worry about beating us is us. The mistakes is what has killed us in all of our losses. We beat ourselves. We lose.

No panicking here. Just ready to get onto the next game! Titans on Sunday Night!

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dobber's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:15 am

Agreed! I read the title ("don't think about panicking"), shrugged, and thought, "OK."

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Swisch's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:35 am

I am excited about the players on defense making progress, but still wary of the coaching by Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator.
Among my concerns are two long drives by the Panthers that came close to giving up 14 points but only allowed 3 -- the drive against us in the first half that resulted in the fumble lost at the goal line, but was 12 plays/70 yards/6:40 minutes; and then a mega-drive in the second half that ended with only a field goal, but was 16 plays/76 yards/8:44.
It's good the Packers were resilient in those two cases -- bending but not breaking -- but then again, as Taryn pointed out, the Panthers didn't have their touchdown maker, Christian McCaffrey.
I'm still hoping Pettine may yet coach up the Packers with different schemes for different teams, plus in-game adjustments.
This week against Derrick Henry, will he crowd the middle of the field in a variety of ways by creatively utilizing linemen, linebackers, and defensive backs? Will the players know their assignments? Will he effectively mix in blitzes and tight coverages with less aggressive plays? Will he generally keep the Titans offense guessing?
I don't know how Pettine did with his coaching against the Panthers, but to me the results seem iffy.
In coming games, I'm hoping fans will help me with their analysis of his defensive strategies (as well as the staff at CheeseheadTV).
The key question is whether Pettine seems to be getting the most out of his players, or is mostly holding them back? After the debacle last year in the playoffs against the 49ers, it seems right to be highly concerned.
It is fun to have our players on defense developing -- and I'm looking forward to seeing how far they step up in a possible run to the Super Bowl.
I'm rooting for them and their coaches, including Mike Pettine.

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Koostyroosty's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:43 am

But.....I love grandma's fruitcake!

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pacman's picture

December 22, 2020 at 08:50 am

Panthers might not be the worst team but they aren't the best. You could sugar coat the win if you want but that will only set us up for disappointment. If we lose to Titans Sunday, these same people will say the game didn't make a difference because we still get 1st round by with a win over Chicago.

I haven't seen a discussion of why the O line performed so badly. And more importantly, why they couldn't adjust. How many punts in a row does there have to be to wake this team up? The last few blowouts, it was the 'burn the tape' excuse. At pro level, that should never be used as an excuse. To me it seems that MLF doesn't know how to light a fire under this team. And the 'bend but don't break defense', is a recipe for failure. Improving? Possibly but nothing can be judged by one game against the Panthers. Let's see what happens against the Titans. That should be a valid practice game for the playoffs.

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Lphill's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:47 am

Moving forward that O line combination was bad, can't have both Patrick and Wagner , Runyan needs to play , also as was on display in the first half , more Barnes and Martin. seeing linebackers attacking at the line of scrimmage was a thing of beauty .

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

December 22, 2020 at 05:03 pm

Patrick is an over achiever and was man handled. The Packers need to invest a 1st or 2nd round draft pick in a RT. Push everyone else inside competing against each other. Maybe swing for the fence and also use a 4th rounder on a guard. Never have a good enough offensive line IMO.

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Rudedawg67's picture

December 22, 2020 at 09:50 am

No time to panic. I think the matchup against the Titans will be a statement game. If they can stop Derrick Henry it’ll go along way to build confidence for the playoffs. One thing to look for from Derrick Henry is not the inside running, but him getting to the edge. The guy is sneaky fast and I’ve seen him run away from DBs on the outside. For a guy his size he is incredible. Stop him before he gets momentum. I am a Packer backer stationed down here in Alabama and when the Badgers play the Crimson Tide some years ago he definitely was a difference maker. Tennessee’s offense has a whole can really put a hurting on a defense when they get all things clicking so yes this will be a great test. Go Pack Go.

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jannes bjornson's picture

December 22, 2020 at 04:02 pm

Yes, thanks for your accurate evaluation. His big gains are outside the tackle box, he has 4.5 speed still. The contain will hinge on the Smith Bros. to show up or get ass kicked in the process. Tannehill is having a very good year with his deep ball tosses to AJ Brown and Corey Davis.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

December 22, 2020 at 04:59 pm

I want two things:

1. Picture of Dillon next to Henry
2. Dillon standing focused on Henry and everything he does

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hawk's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:19 am

It may not be time to panic but it's past time to admit reality......despite having the best QB in the business this team is unlikely to win the SB. The defense can't stop the run, rarely gets off the field quickly thereby limiting the opportunities for Rodgers, is below average in creating turnovers and makes too many tackles down field & rarely behind the line of scrimmage. Kenny Clark is an outstanding player but other than him this D line is weak and gets pushed around too much. And then there's the special teams which outside of Crosby suck. The Pack looks good against inferior talent but not good when up against decent teams. I fail to see how that will change in the playoffs. I sure hope I'm wrong and the D can suddenly improve, I just don't see the horses available to do it. This is not on Pettine, it's the GM that fails to understand that for all the glitter and glitz of offensive football, playoff games are still won in the trenches.

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Since'61's picture

December 22, 2020 at 10:41 am

Why would we panic? We have won our division and we only need to win one of our final 2 games to clinch the #1 seed in the NFC.

I hope we defeat the Titans this week so that we can rest some of our guys against the Bears.

IMO, it’s all good, no worries. Thanks, Since ‘61

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murf7777's picture

December 22, 2020 at 11:31 am

Beating the Titans doesn't insure #1 unless the Seahawks lose. If we beat the Bears is the only guarantee without other teams loses to get the #1 seed.

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KnockTheSnotOutOfYou's picture

December 22, 2020 at 05:10 pm

EQS needs more playing time IMO. Great at crossing patterns and I believe he will be needed in playoffs. Be nice to see him get involved more these next two games.

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CoachDino's picture

December 22, 2020 at 05:49 pm

Eked out? We are really getting spoiled. They were winning the entire game and for most of it by multiple scores. Define Eked.
After the 1st Qtr the Packers led by 2 scores or more for 38 of the 45mins. They were up by 2 scores until 2 min left in the game when they had the ball and Panthers had zero TOs. the packers won by more pts than any other team this week that is in the Playoff race.
Eked?

Then to be so down on the offense. I get the point, they laid an egg in the second half. That said name a team this year that had an offense that looked better than the Packers in the 1st half of this game?

Yes, the defense played one of their best games. Yes the offense looked pathetic in the second half. I'm with ya. but let's not get carried away. Nothing's changed. As Arod goes the packers go.

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kenadams's picture

March 23, 2021 at 11:23 pm

Agreed with the defense having taken form.. Appreciate the post, keep it up fam.

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