Packers take the lead, but still far from polished

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The Packers still don’t look like themselves.

But they’ve done enough in the second quarter to take the lead.

Aaron Rodgers has thrown a pair of touchdown passes, giving the Packers a 17-11 lead just before halftime.

Rodgers hit one of his typical free-play touchdown passes, hitting Randall Cobb while Washington was trying unsuccessfully to get its 12th man off the field.

On the next drive, he stalled after missing a wide open Cobb on a deep ball, settling for a field goal in the process.

But despite a few misses, he was finally able to convince Davante Adams to catch a few passes, including a 10-yard touchdown.

Rodgers is missing far too many open targets, and has to move his feet far too often because of their protection problems.

But for the first time in weeks, they have something resembling rhythm.

40 responses to “Packers take the lead, but still far from polished

  1. You know your passing defense is bad when you make Davante Adams look good.

    Davante “I can’t get Open” Adams
    Davante “I dropped it” Adams
    Davante “No speed” Adams
    Davante “Whats a Route” Adams

    I guess showing up in the post season after being a joke all year is better than still being joke. Or a viking.
    laces out

  2. I knew we would come back in this game because we needed something positive before our long dark depressing winter hits us. After all, this is all we have. Go Pack!

  3. My playoff pick page pick for this game was the Packers by 13. I think the score was 23-10. Could be 24-11? Haha. The only pick I got right was the KC game. I was two stupid plays from being right on though. Burfict and his need to self destruct and Minnesota having a holder who didn’t know which way to point the laces on a left hash kick.

  4. The gusty winds are having a big effect on punts and deep, lofty throws. This one might come down to which team has the most possessions with the wind.

  5. I don’t know why Vikings fans are complaining about the Refs.

    The Vikings AND Refs couldn’t beat the Seahawks today.

    Just enjoy the best part of your year: The Offseason!

  6. Typical responses from the usual trolls. Sorry your team choked while ours is up by 2 scores….but that’s how it always is, you guys just got one extra game this year.

  7. Looking like it’ll be a 4-game road team sweep provided the Packers don’t go full Minncinnati. Crazy.
    Ever happened? Someone look that up for me and grab me a beer while you’re at it. Thanks.

  8. In absolutely true Green Bay Packers Titletown style, in one game today, the brilliant and historic Packers, holders of 13 NFL titles(!), will finally SHUT up BOTH LogicalVoices AND PFTpoet over here on PFT!

    Make no mistake. This is an historic day!

  9. nicofthenorthstar says:
    Jan 10, 2016 7:35 PM
    Couple of mediocre teams. Not worth my time.

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    But watching the Minnesota team is?

  10. What a farce game. Sure AR is smiling. For once the opponent’s D stinks and he’s not being sacked a gadzillion times like he’s been the last couple weeks against Arizona and Minnesota. The Skins don’t know how to beat the arrogant hotshot. The Cards do.

  11. Packers can win this game. We don’t care bc we get to pick before them. Packers will lose next week in Arizona for sure. Vikings will come on top again next year and go all the way. But at the end of the day it’s just a game.

  12. lindacaseauthor says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:09 PM

    The Skins don’t know how to beat the arrogant hotshot. The Cards do.

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    Notice you didn`t mention the Minnesota team. Aren`t they still in it?

  13. codythao35 says:

    Packers can win this game. We don’t care bc we get to pick before them. Packers will lose next week in Arizona for sure. Vikings will come on top again next year and go all the way. But at the end of the day it’s just a game.
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    Spoken like a true Cubs fan.

  14. lambeauandlombardi says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:16 PM
    lindacaseauthor says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:09 PM

    The Skins don’t know how to beat the arrogant hotshot. The Cards do.

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    Notice you didn`t mention the Minnesota team. Aren`t they still in it?
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    At least we played a “real” team, not a JV squad.

  15. lindacaseauthor says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:38 PM

    At least we played a “real” team, not a JV squad.

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    Funny you would mention JV squad.

  16. lambeauandlombardi says:
    Jan 10, 2016 9:02 PM
    lindacaseauthor says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:38 PM

    At least we played a “real” team, not a JV squad.

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    Funny you would mention JV squad.
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    I don’t get it, unless you’re referring to my Vikings which would be beyond dumb because what would make your team, since we soundly beat your butts and now own the Pack. 😀

  17. Wisconsin’s Favorite Son Jeffrey Be Dahmed says:
    Jan 10, 2016 6:32 PM
    I knew we would come back in this game because we needed something positive before our long dark depressing winter hits us. After all, this is all we have. Go Pack! —————————————————————————————————————————————————- i know right, it could be totally worse though, we could be vikings fans!! bahahahaha dudes with blonde wigs trying really hard to look like ladys!!!

  18. codythao35 says:
    Jan 10, 2016 8:09 PM

    Packers can win this game. We don’t care bc we get to pick before them. Packers will lose next week in Arizona for sure. Vikings will come on top again next year and go all the way. But at the end of the day it’s just a game.

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    Hey Cody — I recall the Vikings picked TWICE in the first round before the Packers pick finally came around and they selected Aaron Rodgers.

    So how did those two picks work out for your team?

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