Whatever Happened To The Slant?

Mike McCarthy needs to get back to one of the foundations of the West Coast Offense.

Aaron Rodgers is coming off another shaky outing. The third year starter looks more like a rookie working through the growing pains associated with a first full year in the NFL, rather than the supposed elite quarterback we thought we would be watching emerge over the course of the 2010 season.

Of course, that could still happen. There is a LOT of football left to be played. But if Rodgers is going to shake off his last two outings and get back to the form we all saw against Chicago, one of if not the best game Rodgers has played as a pro, he's going to need a little help from his playcaller, head coach Mike McCarthy.

The last two games, but yesterday in particular, we saw Rodgers complete the patented 15 yard "comeback" that McCarthy has often said is Rodgers' best throw. The problem is we didn't see much else completed because Rodgers was too busy dancing in the pocket (again) while the protection was breaking down (again) and the recievers were apparently having trouble getting open downfield (again).

Watching the television broadcast is never ideal when disecting the passing game, but one thing you can see without any doubt is the lack of receivers running shorter routes. Where are the crossing routes? Where are the smash and smoke routes?

And for the love of all that's Holy - whatever happened to the slant?

Against Chicago, Rodgers looked like one of the best quarterbacks in the game, dissecting the Bears Cover 2 with a series of short passes. His best throws that night came on 3rd down to Donald Driver on several slant plays out of the slot. And while its certainly easier to complete that short stuff against a zone designed to keep everything in front of it, Driver was killing guys one-on-one that game.

But since then, we've barely seen it called. Why?

The one slant I can remember from yesterday was the one to Greg Jennings that was broken up on third down. But that's it. One. One slant. I recognize that Rodgers "best throw" may be down the field, but he's shown that he can throw a wicked slant. Remember when the national broadcasts would go on and on about how the Packers lived and died off the slant play? It's like it's gone into the Witness Protection Program we haven't seen it in so long.

Rodgers is struggling. Mike - help him out. Call the slant.

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Jordan's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:33 am

It'd be better if McCarthy had a variety of routes each play. I haven't taken the time to really rewatch the games yet, but it always seems like the receivers are all running close to the same depth routes. This is worst on deep plays because nobody gets open quickly enough for rodgers to get rid of the ball prior to contact/sack.

Essentially, I agree with your take Aaron, vary the routes and bring back the West Coast Offense.

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Jeff's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:35 am

I think better play calling would have easily won the last two games. MM has been way to predictable and doesn't know how to make adjustments. What about helping out Bulaga when he is struggling. Chip with a TE or something. He seems to be stuck in big play mode right now.

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Jordan's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:38 am

I'm back. On one of the other articles you wrote that Rodger's should stop whining. I say f*#k that. We have one of the best young quarterbacks in the league (even if he isn't playing to potential at all times this season) and the refs let him get manhandled by defenses. Literally any one of the handful destructive hits Rodgers has taken this year and last would have been a 15 yard penalty if it were Favre, Manning, Brady, Brees, Cutler, Schaub, Rivers, etc. I'm tired of seeing our QB abused and unprotected while everyone else benefits from the new rules the NFL has put in place. End Rant.

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SpartaChris's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:43 am

This. As a fan, I get sick of seeing the other guy get the call but not us so I don't blame Aaron for bitching at the refs.

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Packnic's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:23 am

agreed. Im tired of people saying "youre worse than a Viking fan" for mentioning the referees.

Are the Packers supposed to be able to win, with numerous injuries and the refs not calling it both ways?

Is Aaron Rodgers supposed to not get nervous in the pocket after taking shots to the dome? If you complain about the way NFL teams go about concussion treatment, and complaing about Aaron Rodgers "whining to the refs" in the next sentence.. then your a hypocrite. You either tell em to suck it up and play football, or you call it fair on both sides.

Is Francois supposed to know that its perfectly legal to line up where he did, but sometimes the ref just wants to call that a penalty anyway? 10 minutes later no less.

The Green Bay Packers have plenty to work on and this article by Aaron is spot on one area. But to me it seems like they are fighting uphill against injuries AND uphill against an uneven set of rules. Tugging a jersey is a 10 yard holding penalty on Woodson, but when he gets thrown to the ground its perfectly legal.

Referee mistakes in the middle of a game are not an excuse for poor execution in other areas... but it sure as shit does make it harder to do your job in any kind of consistent way.

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hoogus's picture

October 18, 2010 at 08:12 pm

I wouldn't say you're worse than a Viking fan. You're the same as a Viking fan.

What's the motivation? The NFL wants to destroy its up-and-coming stars? Favre pays them off? Refs are all Bear fans?

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Tarynfor 12's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:37 am

There was one play where Rodgers got hit late but the REF was watching the flight of the ball,he is suppose to look for the late hit,right?

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PackerAaron's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:53 am

Absolutely correct. I noticed that too. He is supposed to watch the qb through the entire play.

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fish's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:39 pm

I mentioned this before. Watch how many times a Ref is right there looking directly at the play as it happens and makes the wrong call. Old Pathetic Blind geezers controlling the Game.

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Jersey Al's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:39 am

whatever happened to the trap? whatever happened to the reverse? whatever happened to the running back as a safety valve? whatever happened to the quick pitch?

For a guy with "enough plays for a triple-header", why do we see the same plays every week?

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Tarynfor 12's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:56 pm

That "triple- header playbook" is like that 10,000 word thesis one must write in college for a passing grade.

This one failed as the Professors(we fans)came to realize it was filled with drawings of stick people and the x's and o's were no where to be found

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ZeroTolerance's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:39 am

The last several games have made me sick. What is McCarthey doing for f... sake? And Thompson, resigning Montgomery and reaquiring Smith - is that the best he can do? Do you have to be a former Packers player to be aquired? And what's with all the injuries? A soft training camp, poor medical, what? Sorry to babble on - I'll be quiet now.

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davyjones's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:52 am

I wonder if AR's bitching at the refs was just a little misplaced frustration...perhaps with his own playcaller. He is getting the crap kicked out of him by Cameron Wake and bulaga is given no help, they won't call a run, no short routes and too few screens. There was nothing done to nuetralize the assualt he was under.

Have you noticed what the total offensive production has been in the 3rd Q the last 2 games. What the ef is the coaching staff doing at halftime? The 3rd Q has been the least productive period recently for the Pack and this is when adjustments should be made. Is MM just simply incapable of going "off script"? When AR is getting pummelled, it seems slants and a few runs/delays would be just the thing, but the apparently aren't on his clipboard.

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G-Town Mike's picture

October 18, 2010 at 09:54 am

What happened to the screen? That was a Packer bread-and-butter play as well. The Packers are a first half team. The current coaching staff does not have the brainpower to adjust. I'm afraid it's just a matter of time for Mike McCarty to kiss the pavement!

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Jersey Al's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:03 am

Season is far from over, so you don't make a change now, but when it's all said and done, bring me the head of Mike McCarthy..

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:59 am

Who's next, Al? Gruden? Cowher? Someone else other than MM?

Not disagreeing with you, just honestly asking.

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JerseyAl's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:06 pm

I'm satisfied with Capers as DC, so... I guess I would go with Chucky. A true offensive genius is needed, not a pretender.

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ZeroTolerance's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:27 pm

I am in agreement.

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brain hurts's picture

October 18, 2010 at 02:28 pm

I say Dungy if we could get'em.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:07 am

I'm back for another border battle week with my favorite team to pound on. Don't worry we lost to that Miami team also.. They sure did fool us but any how back to this week. If the Pack could just roll over for us this coming Sunday we both could enjoy the fruits of .500. I know the Pack is ready to loose another one so tell Knuckle head Aaron throw a few ducks to us.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:16 am

Let's see, who holds the NFL records for both most fumbles and most ints?

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WoodyG's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:08 am

That one slant to GJ would have gone the distance if not for a good defensive play ...... To not call that same play several more times in the game is pure brain-lock on MM's part ..... It's a high percentage call & also keeps AR from getting hit ......

Baffling to say the least.

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PackerAaron's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:15 am

Totally agree. I kept waiting for it, esp when they brought their entire secondary up to the line and only left one safety deep. They showed that a couple times, but Rodgers just couldn't take advantage.

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Jersey Al's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:00 am

You bring up a good point. In almost every game, there has been a play or two in the first half that were not just the same old, same old. In most cases they worked great. Do you think those plays would be tried again?

Off the top of my head, I remember one was a quick pitch to Jackson that got him around the edge. The other was a simple swing pass to Jackson where he was wide open and picked up a first down.
Neither were to be seen again in those games. Just dumb...

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:14 am

Packers traded for Smith at Safety. Bigby may well be back. So the secondary is shored up a bit. Hopefully Neal, Pickett and Matthews will be back. Now, all we need is an offensive coordinator to call the plays for MM.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:25 am

Correctin, Harris may well be back.

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Rich Beckman's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:29 am

Whatever might get a receiver open, I'm in favor of. The OL might not be great, but there was hardly a down when Rogers didn't have time to throw a pass (or two!).*

All that is needed is an open receiver and a willingness to throw it to him.

Since we supposedly have an elite receiver corp, how hard can this be?

*In the time it took yesterday for Rogers to get hit, Marino would have thrown the pass and had a picnic lunch.

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NoWayJose's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:46 am

Part of the problem here is that the wide receiving corps is just that - supposedly great, not actually great.

Greg Jennings is a great player, but he is not dominant like Brandon Marshall, or the other best WRs. To me, it seems that the other three are really nothing special at this point.

Would love them to prove me wrong!

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PackerAaron's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:52 am

Jennings is a special player. But his strengths are being minimized by Rodgers' struggles.

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bogmon's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:41 am

I second that Aaron.

On his TD catch Jennings looked like he was at 3/4 speed jogging into the endzone as the DB struggled with all his might to try and catch him.
GJ is deceptively shifty and has great speed in game situations (when it matters).

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:04 pm

Agreed. We have seen what an on-game Rodgers can do with the entire WR corps, and this is even before Finley established himself as a legit threat.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:30 am

Let's put this all in perspective, this is the week we all been waiting for this game. Last year was exciting but it might have been a coincidence so this year we will finally proof once and for all that when you put cheese on top of your head it will eventually mold into a foul tasting humiliating form that will leave a everlasting impression of how stupid we were to let the backbone of your town leave and play for the purple pride of the NFL.

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NoWayJose's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:48 am

It never ceases to amuse me when Vikings fans talk about "purple pride." How intimidating.

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WoodyG's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:54 am

Viking Fans are funny people.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:10 pm

Is that the same backbone who threw an interception in the last possession of the last Purple play-off game, just like he has in each of his last three play-off appearances? The same backbone that relieved Sid Luckman of the interception record? The same backbone that also holds the fumbles record? Please, the Packers are down right now, and the Vikings SHOULD win on Sunday, but don't kid yourself, the Vikings are staring at a first round play-off loss, at best. You can't win a Super Bowl. Never have, never will.

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zub_a_dub's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:32 am

Blue print to beat the Packers, the opposing defense just schemes to bring pressure and load up against the pass, begging the Packers to beat them with the run. simple- simple - simple.

MM instead of punishing them with a heavy run game (dink and dunk also)goes with his preseason play book with the pass, which just almost works and looks good early, until the offensive line starts to break down against the relentless pass rush, time possession and field position is totally in favor of our opponent, our defense is sucking wind (especially the LBs and defensive linemen), its a close game that we don't have the stamina to win at the end.

I don't have to watch the games anymore, its the same thing every week.

WHAT HAS MM DONE TO CHANGE THINGS TO WIN, BUT TO FORCE THE SAME GAME PLAN EVERY WEEK, getting the same results.

It just brings tears to my eyes to watch this.

Although the defense in over time this week made the stop, they found it within themselves to make it happen, giving A-rod and company a chance to redeem themselves.

Bottom line our defense has to take over, get healthy, and score points to boot. The irony is that the Packer's identity is the defense this year, not the preseason hype about our MVP QB and company.

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jerzeymagoo's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:43 am

The slant has been 1 of our bread & butter plays over the years! The year we made it 2 the NFC championship against the Giants, we made a living off the slant. Our recievers had a rediculous amount of yards after catch that season, due 2 the slant! Also, the screen play was always great 2 us. We don't use it enough. An effective screen is 1 of the best ways 2 slow down a pass rush!

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Brooklyn81's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:43 am

Im pissed about the Jordy Nelson drops!!!!!

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Cole's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:54 am

We saw this last year from McCarthey. We get into a 4-4 hole because of playcalling. The first half of last year we sucked because of all the deep passing, and then when McCarthey finally pulls his head out of his ass and reverts to short passes we actually started winning games. That is how we won last year, with short passes. McCarthey deserves to be fired if he can't adjust his play calling. We would be 5-1 or 6-0 if he knew how to play to A-rod and our receivers strengths.

P.S. - AJ Hawk is horrible.

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zub_a_dub's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:57 am

Hawk is not the problem, though I still wish he would make more plays.

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KCousineau09's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:56 am

Good to see Mr. Nagler is finally coming around on my play-calling bitch that I've been saying for weeks.

Can we please get rid of the 5-wide, empty backfield set on what most teams would consider "running downs"? It is so frustrating to watch. I don't care if we "only have" B-Jax and Kuhn at RB, but we need to at least do something to keep the defense honest and let them at least be somewhat worried we might run the damn ball. Our offense is way too predicatable.

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Run. The. Ball.

We do this 20-30 times a game the results will be different.

Feed our B-Jax/Kuhn combo the rock!

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NoWayJose's picture

October 18, 2010 at 10:56 am

I am worried about Aaron Rodgers as a leader. Forget all the dancing in the pocket and indeciseness, etc (all good points). This guy is flat-out uninspiring this year.

He is the leader of the offense. He needs to pull the offense out of its funk. Instead, he seems more interested in turning into Cutler 2.0, constantly complaining about the unfairness of the referee of the day.

What does he do on the sideline? Nothing, but wear that ugly-ass hat and stare, apparently. Why not talk to the receivers or the line?

What does he do after another three and out? Curse to himself, pull off his chinstrap, and trudge dejectedly off the field.

Where is the fire in this guy? Where is the connection with his teammates? Lead, for god's sake!

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KCousineau09's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:00 am

I Tweeted this earlier, but I think it needs to be said again in regards to Rodgers' leadership. Since Aaron Rodgers took over in 2008 the Packers have been in 11 games decided by 4 points or less. Their record in those games...1-10!

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WoodyG's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:27 am

Sometimes a 'younger' QB needs to go a little lower before he finally zeros in on the keys to being great ..... AR has the 'fire' at times but only selectively & it usually is based on a positive play ....... He needs more 'fire' even when things go wrong .....

IMO, I don't think all is well between AR & MM ..... There seems to be an unspoken schism that hasn't gotten into the media ........yet.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:16 pm

Agreed. I'm not calling for MM's head, but if A-Rod and MM aren't on the same page and the ship goes down, I'd think that a change will be made. Maybe bringing in an O-Coordinator who calls the plays over MM. Maybe the Dom is promoted and brings in a new O-staff. But something will have to give.

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Glorious80's's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:57 pm

But who is actually calling the plays? MM stated he's turned the offensive playbook over to AR to a greater extent than any other QB in his experience (see SI), that AR has run options.
AR is the one who wanted an empty backfield (more options on passing) going back to last year. He wanted more passing after the Chicago game. Heck, if AR would not hand the ball off to A. Peterson in the Pro Bowl, what makes you think he'll turn it over to BJax? I get sick of everyone blaming the coach for everything.
I wish MM would have gone for the two point conversion. AR's record in OT is not good. You have to catch sail when AR has a hot hand, which he did at the end of the 4th. Come OT he's cold again.
AR looked tentative in the first half yesterday. If he wants a quick slant, he can call it at the line of scrimmage. These are not new problems. AR's got a lot of skill and intelligence, so we know he can get it done. But he's sometimes just as hard headed.
The off season was supposed to cure this." What the hell's going on out there?"

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:15 am

The problem with Green bay is simple. It's an old story that will always hunt the town of Green bay. Never take a dump in the same yard you play in and when you do expect compost in your face. Yellow will never be more glamorous than Purple.

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hyperRevue's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:16 am

Uh, what?

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:24 am

Let me dumb it down for you, everyone who was great in Green bay has left and they'll return to beat you in your own house until you look stupid. Thank you.

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hyperRevue's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:29 am

Oh, haha, that's what that was supposed to mean? Jesus.

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Chad's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:31 am

Dude, seriously... find a Vikings blog to write on. You're not converting anyone here, so it's just wasted time trying.

Get over yourself. Your team just barely won its second game of the year at home against a 1-4 team.

But then I guess that's why you're trying so desperately to make yourself feel better by putting others down.

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davyjones's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:35 am

Please don't even engage this guy...it only keeps him coming back. Just don't respond to him.

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hyperRevue's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:36 am

I didn't realize he was a Vikings troll when I first replied.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:43 am

Please I'm not trying to put any fans down. It's Vikings vs. Green bay Fudge Packers week. It's the only week I blog on this site. Other weeks I just get my laugh on. Green bay is having lots of problems and this isn't the best week for them to meet the Vikings. I was actually worried about this week but with a little help from the Packers who are falling apart as I type we could pull this one off. Who wants Green and Gold to represent the mighty North division? You rolled over for the Bears and almost for the Loins all we ask is the same type of love.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:20 pm

Sad.

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KCousineau09's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:26 pm

It's Green Bay....not Green bay. At least get the spelling of it right if you're going to insult my great city.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:51 pm

Green Bay or green bay is the same spelling maybe not the same punctuation. Plus I thought this was a football blog; I believe it’s safe to say that no one on here has won a spelling bee before. Plus I thought Green Bay was a town not a city?

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fish's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:47 pm

Probably just upset because the Queens can barely make payroll and have already started plans of boarding up the building.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:57 pm

Please the Vikings make more money selling jerseys than the whole Green Bay makes in their franchise. Who would pay money for a green shirt with yellow strips? It even sounds pathetic and than to top it off put cheese on top of your head. Isn't that a health violation?

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Louis's picture

October 18, 2010 at 05:21 pm

You are completely ignorant. Look at the sales of merchandice the last 15 years and then spout off you purple puke. If it wasn't for Favre you ingrates would be useless. Care to make a wager or is your welfare check not in yet?

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hyperRevue's picture

October 18, 2010 at 11:15 am

Not really here nor there, but did Lee play a single snap yesterday? I know he was active, but didn't see him do anything.

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RedHawk's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:01 pm

The Pack need to get back to clock eating on Offense and WCO balanced between the run and pass, if nothing but to help the defense.

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:14 pm

Hawk you could not be more right.

More running game, more short passing (a la the slant), and more time taken off the clock with a constant movement downfield.

Call me crazy - but I think this approach would work wonders for a depleted defense that is struggling to even get within a sniff of the QB without CM3 on the field.

More rest - more dynamic defense.

I think we can do it, though. The more I think about it, the more I believe the team can turn it around. Circle the wagons, look themselves in the mirror and get focused on fundamental football.

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:16 pm

And I'm well aware that the defense has for the most part played well. You just have to think about how much better they could play if the offense took a bit more of time on the field.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:31 pm

The match-ups this week will be tough. On the plus side, Farve hit on only 14 of 34 passes agasint the Cowboys. With his accuarcy down, it may be possible to simply focus on AP and let Farve kill himself. I would have said put Woodson on Moss, but now it looks more like put Harris on Moss, and make sure Collins is back deep.

The offense is really in a bind though. The Vikings front seven is awfully good. The aging Williams wall has declined from a couple of years ago, but they are still good enough. It will be tough to run against. The secondary is weak, but we've seen GB fail to take advantage of weak secondaries in Chicago and Minnesota over the last few years.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Correction Favre completing 14 of 19 passes for 118 yards and one touchdown, we don't need more than that. Please AP is the backbone of our team. Stop the run and maybe the Packers might pull off a win. Defensive side is solid. Secondary is not as weak as they have announced. That said Aaron should have a good day. Pass rush is down. I'm hoping this game will be a break out game for the line. Aaron down with 5 sacks, one INT. Please make it true for us, Green roll over.

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October 18, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Put it this way, Green bay is done for the year too many injuries and no one to run the ball. Sorry Packers this year is in the books. Roll over like you did with the Bears. Thank you.

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MarkinMadison's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:01 pm

Sorry 14/34 was against the Jets. Faver wouldn't be the "backbone" if he was still here. No annual retirement drama. No looming suspension for texts and pics. Just football.

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ToddFromMinnesota's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:13 pm

I'm glad you said that because the Vikings are only focused on football. We don't really care about sextexting and pics or whatever the media wants. Favre wants football to be played in Green bay with the better team winning and we all know who that will be. How can Green bay make a deep run in the post season without running the ball? Please be realistic.

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Ruppert's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:46 pm

Who needs a slant when you can call a screen to John Kuhn?

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JoePackersNYC's picture

October 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm

Kuhn screen!

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thepretzelhead's picture

October 18, 2010 at 05:59 pm

Paul Ott Caruth!

Don't forget the explosive three fulback backfield play that...surprise, surprise, turned into yet another incomplete pass.

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Chris's picture

October 18, 2010 at 01:04 pm

The Packers had a 0% success rate on slants yesterday though.

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Shootz's picture

October 18, 2010 at 02:42 pm

They ran a slant to James Jones that was read by the corner about two seconds before it was thrown and it was nearly picked off.

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thepretzelhead's picture

October 18, 2010 at 06:00 pm

Slants work when linebackers have to respect the run.

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Chris's picture

October 19, 2010 at 06:14 am

And people on this blog (especially Aaron Nagler) posted stuff like: "We don't need a running game with Rodgers". Noone is going to make it without at least some decent tries to run the ball. Even the Colts use their RBs all the time on draws, screens, etc. The Saints had a running game last year (it was split between 3 players but still).
I am still surprised opposing defenses bite on Rodgers' play action fakes. He must be a real master in those.

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October 18, 2010 at 07:20 pm

Does anyone else just not have the same reaction to intruding Viking fans as they used to? Now their responses just seem to make me roll my eyes, shake my head at their delusions and move onto reading the next response. I have the same reaction to their QB. Sure, it's fun to make fun of him, but you know what? I couldn't really care less about him anymore. Sure, I'd like to beat him, especially at Lambeau, but he's just another douchebag in purple, now, and we always want to beat them. Congratulations, Dongslinger. Transition complete.

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October 18, 2010 at 08:53 pm

Viking Fans are funny people ... "Funny, How?" (Like a Clown?) ..... Joe Pesci explains ....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_ff46b58Hk

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