Aaron Rodgers: Chargers loss a good slice of humble pie

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The Packers offense served up a stinker on Sunday as the Chargers pitched a shutout in the first half and limited them to 184 yards over the course of a 26-11 loss in Los Angeles.

That was a change from recent weeks as the Packers had rattled off four straight wins with an offense that had steadily improved since a rough start to the regular season. Aaron Rodgers‘s play had been a big part of that, but the quarterback slumped along with the rest of the team.

After the game, Rodgers said it was “a good slice of humble pie for us” because the Packers might have started to buy into the hype over the course of their winning streak. He said the team needs to be “brutally honest” with their assessments of the performance.

“This was a good learning experience for us,” Rodgers said, via Lily Zhao of WFRV. “I don’t think we were locked in from the start unfortunately. the focus wasn’t there from the start. We have to look in the mirror and be honest with our performance, myself included.”

We’ll find out the results of gazing into the mirror when the Packers host the Panthers next Sunday.

48 responses to “Aaron Rodgers: Chargers loss a good slice of humble pie

  1. No more MVP talk…Russell Wilson took over today…strapped the Seahawks on his back to an OT win. Can’t trust your kicker so just drive for a winning TD, check. 5 TDs 0 picks.

    Watching Aaron Rodgers today was funny at first(I’m a seattle fan) but I almost felt sorry for him at the end, he looked so defeated. I have never seen that look on Russell’s face…not even in the worst of times. It’s like he got old right there in front of me.

  2. He said the team needs to be “brutally honest” with their assessments of the performance.

    Ok your defense is softer than soft and everybody runs all over you. There.
    Now how does that in any way help?

  3. They aren’t done for the year, but that was one of the worst performances in quite a while. Ignore the score. It could have been 42-0. It was that bad of a beat down. And the Packers have more away games coming.

  4. Watching Aaron Rodgers today was funny at first(I’m a seattle fan) but I almost felt sorry for him at the end, he looked so defeated. I have never seen that look on Russell’s face…not even in the worst of times. It’s like he got old right there in front of me.
    —-
    Wilson lifts his teammates up. Rodgers brings his teammates down. Big difference.

  5. Funny how there are no green and yellow fans to be found. The Vikings stunk it up today but I’ll still show up. Pack fan will hide out with a case of Old Style and start making up excuses around Tuesday.

  6. aaron repeats wise phrases from his friend, the dahli lama, from time to time.
    It’s a shame that everyone knows he’s a fraud & throws his teammates under the bus.

  7. “We have to look in the mirror and be honest with our performance, myself included.”
    Kudos for trying to be humble. If all works well GB should provide a mirror in players locker space with his quote and in bold print.

  8. With all the new stuff and the accompanying uncertainties at the beginning of the season, if somebody had told us the. Packers would be 7-2, alone in first place in the division, and 3-0 within the division, we’d have loved it.

    Well guess what? We still love it.

  9. Maybe Rodgers should start apologizing to his receivers. That seemed to turn things around for the Vikings.

    That is until they got out played by a third string QB.

  10. Erin was so broken today he wasn’t even begging for penalties every time he threw an incompletion. Maybe he had his mind on visiting with his family after the game…..or maybe not

  11. stellarperformance says:
    November 3, 2019 at 8:55 pm
    With all the new stuff and the accompanying uncertainties at the beginning of the season, if somebody had told us the. Packers would be 7-2, alone in first place in the division, and 3-0 within the division, we’d have loved it.

    Well guess what? We still love it.
    ———————————————

    You should love getting gifted two division wins. Who wouldn’t love that?

  12. Ok your defense is softer than soft and everybody runs all over you. There.
    Now how does that in any way help?

    That would be the same defense that gave up fewer points to a 3rd string QB than the vaunted Vikings defense.

    Packer fan here, but all NFC North fans need to put it in our socks this weekend. Packer fans have apparently figured that out and are silent here. Viking fans, on the other hand, can’t stop flapping their yaps. Find another way to make yourself feel better. I think the Vikings Whine Line is still going on KFAN.

  13. If I remember right, every Packers team that won a Super Bowl has had some losses.

    It’s ok. Every good team has a bad game or two. Even the bad teams have a few good games.

    Look at the Vikings.

  14. Funny thing … Professional athletics … The other guys get paid to win too. Major props to the Chargers on a well executed game plan. BIG and convincing win.

  15. How were the Pack gifted two divisional wins if you INSIST on the Lions one being a gift so be it…. but they earned the other two.

    They won vs. Chi. or the one where they led wire to wire vs. the Vikings… funny fact the EXACT infraction that a TD called back vs. GB happened today, and Yes the Vikings were hosed on it today when the receiver engaged the defender to get Kelce open.

    Now you all have fun tonight im logging off to watch the second half of this amazing game on NBC.

  16. What a surprise the anointed one lost, lol not even the refs could help him out of this one. Surprised he didn’t fake a concussion. Quitter

  17. There needs to be something added into the middle of the D line – they need some weight as they are getting beat up the gut by the running game. The OLine played a brutal game with the pregame penalties and were never in sync, that happens and I would not read too much into it. But it was a bad game overall.
    And that happens but we didnt lose any ground and that is a good thing.

  18. Poor coaching, no defence, bad receiver play, little running game, special teams outclassed.

    Not your fault Aaron, youre the GOAT. Clearly the only Packer that showed up today was you. I hope each coach and player personally apologizes to you for letting you down.

    Packers should be ashamed of themselves, but not you Aaron, totally not you.

  19. Rodgers reverted back to what he’s been doing for years. He tried to win it all with every deep pass he threw. 3rd and short? Throw the ball 40 yards. 1st and 10? Let’s see if we can get a PI call. Very doubtful the Packers play that bad again this season, but wow did they show the country how far they still have to go. Nope, no SB this year for them. That’s obvious.

  20. Liberalsruineverything says:
    November 3, 2019 at 9:06 pm
    You should love getting gifted two division wins. Who wouldn’t love that?
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Is that true? Man, I hope you’re right. Love ‘em them freebies! I hope there’s more, it makes it a lot easier to stay in first place in the division. ….without working as hard as other teams! That’s the best part. Who’s that in the rearview mirror? Is that STILL the Vikings?

    Life is good.

  21. I see where Rodgers threw the city of Green Bay under the bus blaming it for this shellacking saying the young players on the team were not able to control themselves once they got to California and out of Green Bay and partied too much pre game.

  22. Who kidnapped all of our players and replaced them with guys who look just like them but don’t know how to play football? Romo said it best “CLUNKER”.

  23. Rodgers likes to be honest and tell the truth as he sees it, unlike some quarterbacks who insist on polishing the apple everytime a microphone is placed in front of them. This is what Rodgers had to say:

    “I think it can happen to any team,” Rodgers said. “I don’t think it was complacency at all. Whether it was the trip, not everybody taking care of themselves the right way over the two days or we were just tired or the differences in temperature, but those are just excuses.
    “The facts are that we weren’t locked in from the start, and that’s a little disappointing.”

  24. Would’ve been nice to get another game ahead of MN but who cares. Who knows. Maybe it was because Adam’s came back and Rodgers looked his way first instead of actually finding the open receiver like the last few games?

  25. The Chargers were missing three starting defensive players to begin the game & they still kept the pack at about 84yards by the beginning of the fourth quarter. That was a beat down.

  26. GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Sportscaster Michelle Tafoya points out Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers owns a home in Los Angeles and rents another home in San Diego. But when she asked him where he considers home, his answer was Green Bay.

  27. Viking trolls are so easy to dismiss and correct. Them; picking unnecessary fights. Us; ending them.

  28. stellarperformance says:
    November 4, 2019 at 10:49 am

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Sportscaster Michelle Tafoya points out Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers owns a home in Los Angeles and rents another home in San Diego. But when she asked him where he considers home, his answer was Green Bay.
    ________

    But he rents there.

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