Aaron Rodgers wanted to show Week 6 loss was an anomaly

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After the Bucs put a 38-10 beating on the Packers in Week 6, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he thought the team needed a wakeup call after cruising to a 4-0 record to open the year.

Rodgers revisited the loss during the week and said it was important for the team not to make too much of the loss. They needed to learn their lessons and move on to make sure that the losing effort remained a one-game departure from the kind of football they want to play.

The Packers accomplished that mission on Sunday. They raced out to a 21-0 lead and wound up beating the Texans 35-20 in a game that Rodgers believes was an illustration of the team he believes the Packers are this season.

“I said it was an anomaly,” Rodgers said, via Ryan Wood of PackersNews.com. “And, obviously, we wanted to back that up. Not that if it would have gone the other way, it wouldn’t have been. That game is an outlier, I believe, and today was more in line with our first four weeks. I know we’re in Week 7, but they’ve had a lot of turmoil over there on that side. A game that if we want to be a great team, we’ve got to win these games.”

The Packers were able to run away with Sunday’s game despite the absences of left tackle David Bakhtiari and running back Aaron Jones. They’ll hope to have them back as they try to keep things rolling against the Vikings in Week 8.

13 responses to “Aaron Rodgers wanted to show Week 6 loss was an anomaly

  1. Rodgers is playing very well but he’s not doing it alone. Rodgers is taking advantage of the depth this offense provides, at TE, OL, WR, and RB. All positions.

  2. Another good game vs a ONE win team.
    He’s looked great vs the Texans , lions , Falcons and Vikings.

  3. Packers fan here but it was not an anomaly. They are a very good team but cannot beat the top teams in the league.

  4. I think it’s great that the Packers don’t have bandwagon fans that quit on the team after a tough loss.

    Better football………

    ………for better people.

  5. A division game next, and then the big test for this team will be going out to San Fran on a short week November 5th.

    I thought the defense showed some good signs yesterday without King and Savage. Kamal Martin got some playing time and I really like Martin. I feel much better about ILB when he is on the field. Kirko should be back soon as well, and that will only make the D stronger.

    The goal yesterday was to get to 5-1. Mission accomplished.👏👍

    #GoPackGo!

  6. The anomaly was your schedule had a good team on the other sideline last week. Beating NO is likely your most quality win so far this year. I don’t think the Pack are as bad as they were against the Bucs but they’re somewhere in between that game and this HOU game. HOU is terrible.

  7. xxsweepthelegxx says:
    October 26, 2020 at 9:17 am
    The anomaly was your schedule had a good team on the other sideline last week. Beating NO is likely your most quality win so far this year. I don’t think the Pack are as bad as they were against the Bucs but they’re somewhere in between that game and this HOU game. HOU is terrible.
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    Agreed. The team that got demolished by Tampa Bay is the same team as the team that got demolished by the 49ers in the NFC Championship game. Hopefully Niners get relatively healthy because otherwise it’s Tampa’s to lose, along with maybe Seattle.

  8. Do not underestimate the Vikings next week. These two teams always play each other tough, no matter who is expected to win. Besides, when a team like the Vikings is playing for their facsimile of a “SuperBowl,” anything can happen.

  9. It was definitely an important bounce back win for Aaron and the Packers, a very nice way to turn the page on last week’s ugly performance.
    This team has its share of foibles with plenty more to work on through the rest of the season, but I love the direction this team is trending.
    How can you not?

    As a fan, I’m preparing for a long and excruciating week as the Barneys work themselves into a fever-pitch frenzy, spouting their usual brand of pointless gibberish and know-nothing nonsense.
    They will desperately try to make themselves and their garbage team somewhat relevant. Sad.
    I always try and cut them some slack realizing that these games are basically their Super Bowls, and I’m comforted in the knowledge that we won’t have to deal with them much longer.

  10. Another good game vs a ONE win team.
    He’s looked great vs the Texans , lions , Falcons and Vikings.
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    Looked pretty good against New Orleans too. And Detroit isn’t a one win team.

  11. I have to admit, it’s been a minute since I’ve been here. As I suspected, it’s awful quiet, which means the Vikings must stink and the Bears and Packers are doing well.

  12. kidfootball says:
    October 27, 2020 at 2:18 pm
    I have to admit, it’s been a minute since I’ve been here. As I suspected, it’s awful quiet, which means the Vikings must stink and the Bears and Packers are doing well.

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    Yeah nothings changed really. Packer fans still think they are football highbrows and flaunt their elitist attitude towards others as if the NFL world revolves around A A Ron and the Packers. Quick to tell everyone who will listen about 13 world championships and only know the Farve/Rodgers era. They still believe Rodgers is a GOAT even after Brady, the true GOAT, dismantled them a little over a week ago. Yeah nothings changed bro.

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