Grading the Pack - Week 12 - Packers vs. Vikings (Offense)

The Packers’ offense against the Vikings perfectly encapsulated this offense as a whole this season. Once again, at times, the offense looked explosive. They had 14 points in the first 16 minutes of the game, featured multiple creative looks, and really featured their stars, Aaron Jones and Davante Adams.

But once again the offense went through an incredible lull which resulted in Green Bay only scoring three points throughout the remainder of the game. It’s these high highs and low lows without any semblance of consistency that makes this team so frustrating to watch.

For all of the talk about McCarthy and Rodgers this week, the biggest issue wasn’t either of them, but rather the play of the offensive line. Both starting tackles, David Bakhtiari and Bryan Bulaga, played well below their usual levels. You have to believe that Bakhtiari has been really playing through some injuries the past few weeks as his play has dropped off considerably during that time frame. We know Bulaga is fighting through injuries as well and neither were able to hold up against one of the premier edge rusher tandems in the league.

The guards weren’t much better. Lane Taylor started off pretty solid but faded before he also went out with an injury. Byron Bell was terrible and at times lazy, while Justin McCray mostly played ok when he came in for Taylor. Corey Linsley was the only player to have a solid game of the entire group.

The receivers, outside of Davante Adams, were an issue as well. EQ, MVS, and J’Mon all really struggled to gain separation. EQ started strong, but then was in and out of the game with an injury and slowed down as the game went on. MVS hasn’t shown the same explosiveness over the past few weeks and Green Bay has to find a way to unlock his speed within the offense.

Aaron Jones, Davante Adams, and Corey Linsley all deserve kudos for their performances, but outside of those three, it was a pretty tough day overall for the offense.

Top 3 Offensive Players

Davante Adams +1.20
Aaron Jones +1.15
Corey Linsley +0.95

Bottom 3 Offensive Players

Bryan Bulaga -1.45
Byron Bell -1.35
David Bakhtiari -1.05

Quarterback

Aaron Rodgers +0.70

It’s really tough to put so much blame on Aaron Rodgers in this game when his line, receivers, and tight ends gave him little to no help throughout the day. Outside of Linsley and Adams, he had nobody to trust either up front or down the field. The result was a quarterback who had nowhere to go with the football and was under too much pressure even when players were open. It was never going to be a recipe for success for Rodgers.

That said, when he did have opportunities to make a play, Rodgers didn’t perform up to his standard either. There was a free play in which he didn’t give Davante Adams even a remote chance to make a play, a third down where he overshot Adams by a good 3 yards, the second down pass to MVS in the flat that bounced 5 yards short of his feet, and the missed touchdown to Adams, just to name a few.

It all comes back to rhythm and flow for Rodgers and the offense, and right now they have none. And blame should be put on just about everyone involved in the offensive process right now and until everyone starts doing their job and playing together as a unit, these same struggles will rear their ugly head week in and week out.

Running Back

Aaron Jones +1.15
Jamaal Williams +0.15

Aaron Jones is good at football and Jamaal Williams is a dominant pass protector out of the backfield. I should be able to just copy and paste that sentence into every article for the rest of the season. Williams isn’t a playmaker by any stretch of the imagination but man can he block.

Meanwhile just think how amazing Aaron Jones would be if he had good guards, a blocking tight end that was used regularly, and an offense that was clicking on all cylinders. Jones is making a lot of things happen on his own and look out if ever he gets the blocking ahead of him to really give him room to operate.

Wide Receiver

Davante Adams +1.20
Equanimeous St. Brown -0.10
J’Mon Moore -0.30
Marquez Valdes-Scantling -0.60

Adams is the MVP of this team at this point in the season and I’m not sure it’s particularly close. The usual question is just how good would the receivers be without Rodgers, but the question this season may just be where would this offense be without Adams? There are no receivers on this roster right now that can get even remotely the same type of separation that Adams gets and when teams guard him one-on-one he should be the first and only read on just about every play. Adams is not only playing up to the level of his new contract, he’s surpassing it. If he wasn’t terrible at run blocking he would probably have the highest overall grade on the team.

Tight End

Lance Kendricks +0.20
Robert Tonyan +0.00
Marcedes Lewis -0.15
Jimmy Graham -0.20

These grades for the tight ends have been pretty much the same all season long. It’s tough to downgrade them too much when they aren’t being put in a position to succeed but at the same time none of the tight ends are doing much with their playing time right now. Kendricks has been on a pretty solid streak these last few weeks and has quietly played pretty good football.

Offensive Line

Corey Linsley +0.95
Lane Taylor +0.05
Justin McCray -0.15
Jason Spriggs -0.90
David Bakhtiari -1.05
Byron Bell -1.35
Bryan Bulaga -1.45

Corey Linsley had a +0.95 grade while all the other offensive linemen combined had a -4.85 grade. As mentioned above the line was by far and away the biggest issue of the day on offense and the Vikings defensive front four created chaos for the Packers all day long. There were plays where Green Bay protected with seven against the Vikings’ front four and they still got to the quarterback with ease. Games like this usually come down to how you play in the trenches and Green Bay’s offensive line was simply not up to the task on Sunday.

Make sure to check back tomorrow for the defense’s grades!

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How I Grade

  • Each player starts by getting a zero or neutral grade on a play. If they performed as expected on a play, their grade stays at zero.
  • For a slightly above or below average play, the player gets graded -0.1 or +0.1. The vast majority of grades on the vast majority of plays are graded -0.1, 0, or +0.1.
  • The highest and lowest grades on an individual play are +2.0 and -2.0 respectively. These would be large, game-changing plays.
  • I won’t grade a play negatively if I cannot tell which player was at fault.
  • Most of the time it’s difficult to tell the play, so I’m not grading on the execution of the play call as an NFL coach would.
  • The goal of this exercise is to grade every snap over the course of the season to get a long-term view of which performers are performing well and which are not meeting expectations. This is very similar to what Pro Football Focus tries to achieve. Is it perfect? No. But what you are getting is a consistent grader who is watching specifically Packer games and putting multiple hours into every week to breakdown film and assign grades.
  • Grades are for offense and defense only (including two point conversions). Special teams does not factor in.

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Andy is a graduate of UW-Oshkosh and owns & operates the Pack-A-Day Podcast. Andy has taken multiple courses in NFL scouting and is an Editor for Packer Report. You can find him on WFRV's Green Bay Nation and every Friday on the Friday Film Room on WDUZ . Andy grew up in Green Bay and is a lifelong season ticket holder - follow him on Twitter @AndyHermanNFL!

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stockholder's picture

November 30, 2018 at 08:19 am

I blame the offense on Arron Rodgers throws, etc. I blame the Wrs for Not Laying out and catching catchable calls. You get a hand on it . Catch it! I blame the offensive line not giving A-Rod time. They all would be great at Basketball. They sure do know how to back pedal. I blame Crosby for not helping this team. I blame MM for not making Rodgers use the screen more. I blame Gute for drafting Burks when he should have drafted guys that could play Guard. And letting him sit on the depth chart behind Martinez is a recipe for a bust. So much has been said of Rodgers and McCarthy. Too Much!

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JimR_in_SoCal's picture

November 30, 2018 at 04:50 pm

Well done, Andy. It's always great to read your articles!

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The TKstinator's picture

December 01, 2018 at 06:02 am

Awesome Andy, love your work!

How can Bell get away with being lazy?? I just don’t get it.

How hurt is McCray? He no longer starts in front of Bell but manages to get on the field as an injury replacement?

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Johnblood27's picture

November 30, 2018 at 08:40 am

I blame you for a terrible comment section.

With this much dysfunction it all points to a lack of leadership.

That is on 3 things.

Management
Coaching
Players

Murphy took the reins and is now leaving them slack - Management blame

McCarthy doesnt seem to hold anyone accountable, players or coaches - Coaching blame

The player leadership has completely gone away, AR is a case study in Cutlerisms this season - Player blame

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stockholder's picture

November 30, 2018 at 12:34 pm

Bill Walsh - invented the West coast offense. He was not a disciplinary coach. The 60's were a different era. They had Lombardi. Today the press is allowed in the locker rooms. The union has a say on everything. See my agent. The packers are 1 step from the 70 and 80s again. A-Rod is the the same age Favre was, when they drafted a QB. Packers management did not care about winning when they moved on from Favre. A-Rod was who they were going with. TT drafted several QBs before A-Rod became the packers leader. It's time to draft another QB to replace A-Rod. If you can't win with these guys you replace them.

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dblbogey's picture

November 30, 2018 at 06:02 pm

You understand he just signed a contract extension? He's the QB for at least 4 more years, with nearly $100 million guaranteed. Enjoy.

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stockholder's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:38 pm

Sure do. But who's idea was that anyway? They can right off their loses like any business.

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The TKstinator's picture

December 01, 2018 at 08:55 am

@stock: No.
12 was the first QB TT drafted, and he was the first player TT drafted as GB GM. Very gutsy move at the time.

PS The next post is a dirty rotten spambot lie

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Skip greenBayless's picture

November 30, 2018 at 12:32 pm

You know it pains me knowing he was on this team at one time and we let him go by not protecting him like we did with Boyle this year. On the other hand I am happy for Taysom because something tells me the Packers would not have even thought of using him on special teams like the Saints are doing. He is thriving in New Orleans and he's happy, successful and the fans absolutely love him. I was never so excited to see a player in the preseason than this Taysom Hill. He brought something electric that was missing and still is on this Packers team as I speak. Wasted opportunity but again happy for Taysom. Someone appreciates his amazing talent. Great article Jonathon Spader. Thanks for posting that.

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Jonathan Spader's picture

November 30, 2018 at 08:10 pm

Dash I feel the same way. I was disappointed to see the Packers keep Hundley over Hill and resign Callahan to the PS. I also feel that he has a better future with the Saints than the Packers. I felt more excitement watching Boyle this preseason than Kiser.

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November 30, 2018 at 09:59 pm

Yeah, I think we have more here than are willing to admit that they love Boyle over Kizer including Gutey. As for Taysom, I honestly thought he could have been our backup last year as a rookie or at least keep him as the no. 3 but on the active. They really screwed up on that one. Now as a result they are in a similar situation this year. Gute screwed up trading for Kizer because Boyle turned out to be the better qb. Now to save face and not make the same embarasing mistake as the year before they are forced to keep three qb and wasting a spot, Next year Boyle and Taysom become the no. 2's on their teams. Kizer will go bye bye and Damarious Randall will be a pro bowl safety in Cleveland. Madness, bloody madness!! I am sick of losing on these deals.

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November 30, 2018 at 08:50 am

I really look forward to reading your analysis. The game tape adds another level of illumination and the grades confirm most of my suspicions and also correct some of my initial impressions. Good job!

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nostradanus's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:10 am

Thanks again Andrew, I always look forward to this!

In the words of Vince Lombardi:
"What the hell is going on out there?!"

Here's hoping the Pack runs the table and the grades improve!

Go Pack!

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RCPackerFan's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:18 am

"Bottom 3 Defensive Players
Bryan Bulaga -1.45
Byron Bell -1.35
David Bakhtiari -1.05"

This should tell us why the offense has not been good overall.

Corey Linsley +0.95
Lane Taylor +0.05
Justin McCray -0.15
Jason Spriggs -0.90
David Bakhtiari -1.05
Byron Bell -1.35
Bryan Bulaga -1.45

1 player with a good grade. 1 player with an ok grade. The rest with negative grades. How can you play offense with a shaky OL?
Quick rhythm passing, but if the defense is defending that there aren't a lot of options.

I mentioned in yesterday's article that the biggest problem with the current team was Thompson. The lack of talent that he brought in the last few years is apparent. The OL lacks depth and talent.

Bakhtiari and Linsley are great. I'm good with Taylor at LG but he has struggled this year. RG is a swing and a miss. Bulaga coming off a torn ACL has overall been good considering, but he still struggles.

One of the biggest issues with the offense is the OL has been inconsistent.

There is the one play against the Vikings where Rodgers steps up to run on 3rd down, and he has Graham crossing in front of him wide open. We keep blaming Rodgers for not throwing it, but have we considered he probably felt like a guy was right behind him and was afraid to be stripped of the ball?

We improve our OL, our offense will improve!

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Since'61's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:26 am

Offense always goes as far as the OL takes them. It's pretty obvious why the Packers offense doesn't go very far. This OL is terrible and they have been playing worse and worse as the season has progressed. We need 2 guards desperately. Thanks, Since '61

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November 30, 2018 at 10:55 am

exactly right.

I am ok with Taylor (he was good before but has struggled this year). But i would definitely have a good backup plan.

They need an upgrade at RG for sure. Maybe Bulaga will be better next year? But again they need another good backup OT.

I still like McCray as a 6th OL. He is really good coming off the bench.

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November 30, 2018 at 12:38 pm

They aren't Sitton and Lang. Replace them. Bulaga is to slow.

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The TKstinator's picture

December 01, 2018 at 10:08 am

Too

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PeteK's picture

November 30, 2018 at 05:02 pm

Agree with McCray, but Bulaga has always been hurt the last few years. A good young tackle to backup Bulaga would be great. However, not easy to find.

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PeteK's picture

November 30, 2018 at 04:59 pm

So true, thought Bell would provide good backup at multiple positions because of his experience at a hard crack lineup in Dallas ,but what a disaster.

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November 30, 2018 at 10:17 am

""Bottom 3 Defensive Players
Bryan Bulaga -1.45
Byron Bell -1.35
David Bakhtiari -1.05"

This should tell us why the offense has not been good overall."

I know, right? I mean, if these guys aren't tackling well, then we KNOW this defense is in trouble... ;)

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RCPackerFan's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:55 am

lol i know. I saw it in the article and didn't bother changing it. lol

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Barazinho's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:28 am

It seems like Gute has been willing to part with underperforming players, except for RG. Jahri Evans was clearly superior last year, so why didn't they release/bench Bell and bring Evans back?

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RCPackerFan's picture

November 30, 2018 at 11:02 am

I think they looked at Evans at the end of last year and realized he was past his prime. He did fade as the year went on.

I think they looked at how well McCray played, figured he would at least play at that level, and then brought in Bell to be the backup. The 'thought' was good, but obviously it did not work out like they hoped.

I do expect them to look to upgrade the spot this year.

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November 30, 2018 at 12:07 pm

The way you overcome the weak guard play on the OL is using last year's best blocking TE Lewis and running Kendericks as the FB with Aaron Jones opening up the offense. We've seen what Jones can do without help. Revolve the offense around Jones more and let him open things up for Rodgers. I'm so sick of seeing Jones crush defenses the 1st half of football games and then get bunched the 2nd half of games. Use what you have instead of what used to work MM!!!

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November 30, 2018 at 12:21 pm

We need to draft a quality O-lineman early in the draft next year. Rodgers is so much better (obviously) when given time. It was frustrating watching the Vikings pressure our Quarterback all game while Kirk Cousins was kept clean. OLB and OL are top priorities in my opinion ...then a safety

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December 01, 2018 at 05:49 am

Agree on OL, OLB, and safety.

Pleased to think these upgrades will likely come from more than just the draft.

Displeased to think that 12 (attitude, contract) has become part of the problem rather than GB’s greatest asset.

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CAG123's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:38 am

Why isn’t Williams a playmaker? The guy has been given almost 0 opportunities he made plenty of big plays last year. I can’t believe we’re actually saying a guy in a stale MM offense isn’t a playmaker this is the same guy that thought Taysum Hill wasn’t worth a roster spot and even if he did make the roster MM isn’t creative enough to use him like Payton does. I still believe Williams has more value than just a pass blocker we know he can catch the ball out of the back field and he’s a hard runner.

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AndyHerman's picture

November 30, 2018 at 09:48 am

He has one rush over 20 yards in 228 attempts and that was all on the offensive line. That’s about as poor as you get from a playmaking standpoint. Contrast it with Aaron Jones and it looks even worse.

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CAG123's picture

November 30, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Okay and? His longest reception is 54 yards clearly longer than Jones so what’s your point? They have two different skill sets and MM isn’t the best at getting the most out of his talent. In 2016 LeGarrette Blount had 18 TDs while averaging a pedestrian 3.9 yards per rush MM doesn’t even have the sense to use his power back in power situations ie the safety against the Rams or the failed 4th down conversion against the Vikings.

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AndyHerman's picture

December 01, 2018 at 12:35 am

Ok, so you have one... ONE play that Williams exhibited any sort of play-making ability in the past two seasons and once again, he was running in open field. He didn't break any tackles, make anyone miss, etc...

And if you want to compare Williams to Blount, ok, but in no way, shape, or form is/was Blount a playmaker either. He's a grinder, which is really what Williams is as well.

Here's Williams epic untouched 54 yard touchdown catch in open field:

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-game-highlights/0ap3000000883676/Jamaal-Wi...

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CAG123's picture

December 01, 2018 at 10:40 am

Okay what difference does it make if he was touched or untouched? That’s such a silly argument “oh he went untouched so it doesn’t count” seen plenty of plays where a tackler gets through or the runner goes out of bounds let’s not split hairs. Yes Williams is a grinder and if he takes a handoff at the 4 and plows through for a TD did he not just make a play where there wasn’t one? There is more to making a play than ripping of twenty yarders. The point I’m making is to use your players skill set to the advantage of the team something MM doesn’t do well.

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November 30, 2018 at 10:19 am

Bell taking lots of abuse, and rightly so, but Spriggs was incredibly bad: he just didn't play enough snaps to accumulate a horrendous grade. Per snap grades:

L Taylor: +.0016
McCray: -. 0065
D Bahk: - .0244
By. Bell: - .0265
Bulaga: - .0274
Spriggs:- .0900

The difference btw Taylor and McCray is tiny.
The difference btw Bulaga and Bell is tiny.
The diff btw Taylor/McCray and Bell is large.
The diff btw Spriggs and everyone else is large.

I tend to agree that Bahk and Bulaga are probably fighting injuries. I am giving Bahk a pass and Bulaga a bit of a pass. I am sure Bahk has fought injuries unbeknownst to us before because it didn't show up in his play. Bulaga playing through injuries is sort of the new (or not so new) normal for him, so he gets less of a pass.

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RCPackerFan's picture

November 30, 2018 at 11:57 am

Well said.

Just a thought, where would we be without Bulaga? While he has struggled some, likely due to injuries, but without him our offense would be a huge mess.

They have to upgrade the OT. I think Bulaga might be better next year, but whether he can stay healthy is the question. They need a better backup for sure.

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November 30, 2018 at 12:53 pm

No, they must be replaced. The sooner the better. He is not worth his Salary. If you can't win with them, replace them. You can't let players hang around on reputation. And you can't wait for them to age like wine. MM said they were going to go smaller, and make the line faster. But he didn't draft these guys. TT did. ( And this is where he sabotaged everyone.) The more you depend on the draft, the more we depended on him. The more you squeeze juice from something. The less it produces. The Ol has been squeezed. It's time to buy the hogs with weight to move a mountain.

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Lare's picture

November 30, 2018 at 01:11 pm

I like Bulaga, but he'll have to take a pay cut to stay with the Packers next season. Besides the cost for a part time player ($8.5 million next year), the team just needs someone reliable and available at OT with an aging QB.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

November 30, 2018 at 06:11 pm

All I can say RC is that the offense is more productive when Bulaga plays. Lare has a point on the money since he would be an expensive luxury unless he was the starter. Bulaga has played 85.4% of all possible offensive snaps this year and is still rated above average by PFF (24th OT), so on paper and projecting the same degree of health for Bulaga into 2019, it probably makes sense to keep him. The option is to trade Bulaga for what we can get (with a $6.8M cap hit for an acquiring team he is reasonably attractive to other teams) and buy his replacement (but the FA OTs is mostly uninspiring) or draft his replacement. The latter probably means using either the later first rounder or the second rounder (probably in the mid-forties), and it would be hard to ignore the need to draft a guard.

IDK. I don't see a better alternative to just keeping Bulaga, but I am open to persuasion.

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JimR_in_SoCal's picture

November 30, 2018 at 06:28 pm

When does Bulaga's contract expire?

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ILPackerBacker's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:24 am

Generally really like your grading. Are you aware you praise Williams as a pass blocker then post video of him completely making a fool of himself trying to help Spriggs on a double team?

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AndyHerman's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:42 am

Ha totally fair. That was prob his worst example all season. He had another play where he obliterated a blitzer that I was thinking of.

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Guam's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:56 am

Even with 10 draft choices this year, it looks like Gute won't have enough to plug all of our holes. He clearly is willing to use free agency, but the right players at the right positions need to be available. I hope some good safeties, right guards and OLB's are on the market this Spring.

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Lare's picture

November 30, 2018 at 01:23 pm

Unless they re-sign some players on expiring contracts, the Packers are sitting at around $42 in available cap space next season. That's the good news.

The bad news is that the average available cap space for all NFL teams is around $43 million next year. Six teams will have over $70 million available and two teams are projected to have over $100 million available. That means that teams have lots of money to re-sign their own good players and the bidding goes up pretty fast for any halfway decent free agents.

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Guam's picture

December 01, 2018 at 08:16 am

Good point Lare. We will have resources, but so will everyone else.

Given that good OLB's are an extremely rare commodity in free agency, I doubt we will be bidding on an OLB. That leaves getting a safety and right guard in free agency and they are generally lower priced positions. Last year good safeties could be had for $6-7 million per year. I did not follow the market for guards, but top Packer guards have rarely made more than $7 million per year. Even if we need to pay a premium over last year, I think we should have enough resources to get a safety and a guard provided the right talent is available (which is a big if).

That does put a lot of pressure on the draft to come up with one or two OLB's. This draft is supposed to be strong in defensive linemen so we may have a shot.

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JimR_in_SoCal's picture

November 30, 2018 at 04:47 pm

I agree, Guam. I hate to think this, but my feeling is that it'll take 2 more drafts, and some FA signings, for Gute to get the roster right. I hope things turn out better than my expectations. Go Pack!

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December 01, 2018 at 08:26 am

Yeah, I originally thought we would be in good shape in 2019 with 10 draft choices and free agency, but I am starting to lean your way on this. There are just too many holes on this team and we are not going to be highly competitive filling most of them with rookies. And as Lare has correctly pointed out, we don't have any more than average resources in free agency. Sigh...…..

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stockholder's picture

November 30, 2018 at 10:54 pm

Sure he can. First trade cut /Perry. 2. Sign Cm3 to Peppers contract. 10 mil. If he wants out no problem. 3. Ryan signs. 4. Cobb cut. 5. Kendricks no sign. Mercedes no sign. House cut. Crosby Trade! I'd keep Daniels but would listen to offers. Especially if it's a safety. Based on some early mocks. 1. Montez Sweat keeps coming up. Take him. 2.#1 Dexter Lawrence Nt/ DT 3. #2 Max Scharping T/G 4. #3 Sutton Smith OLB 5. #4 Tariq Cole T 6. #4 Alex bars Injuries. T/G 7. #5 Matt Gay 8. #6 Mike Weber Rb 9. #6 Isaiah Prince T.

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November 30, 2018 at 12:01 pm

Good job Andy as always. Another winnable game, too many injuries, not enough depth. No choice but to play your rookies and free agents and hope for the best. Next year is next year. Lack of depth combine with inexperience is killing this team. (sigh)

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nostradanus's picture

November 30, 2018 at 12:01 pm

A healthy Bakhtiari-Taylor-Linsley-Free Agent-Bulaga this could be a pretty good Offensive Line people, most teams have one in the O Line that is slightly below average and they are good as a unit.
Help is needed yes, but I believe this can be fixed quickly in the off-season by:

Drafting an O Lineman high
Hopefully the return of Cole Madison
A free agent acquisition

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November 30, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Well done Andrew Herman. At minimum we definitely need a right guard and most likely a right tackle as Bulaga is breaking down more and more as the years go by. It's actually hard to know what this team needs until Mike McCarthy's future is decided. Also even a step higher, the power structure above MM seems unresolved or confusing as to who is actually calling the shots. Man, this team is in much worse shape than we probably think and the record shows. Sadly, the Bears and Vikings appear to have passed us by this year on all levels. At least we still have Detroit.

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November 30, 2018 at 05:13 pm

Good news is we have two first round picks.

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December 01, 2018 at 05:54 am

Two good players or ammo to trade up for one really good one!

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November 30, 2018 at 12:56 pm

great stuff again, especially that section on Adams' route running. It looks to me like he sells the inside move in a way that actually gives him an even better foot plant to head off in the other direction. Wow.

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