Packers hold on to win after tough test from Jaguars

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The Packers were expected to blow out the Jaguars. Instead, they barely escaped with a win.

After a tougher-than-expected test, Green Bay managed to hold on for a 24-20 win over Jacksonville.

Aaron Rodgers turned in a strong performance, completing 24 of 34 passes for 325 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception.

Marquez Valdes-Scantling was the Packers’ top receiver, with four catches for 149 yards and a touchdown. Davante Adams exited the game with an ankle injury but then returned to score a fourth-quarter touchdown.

Jaguars rookie quarterback Jake Luton struggled, completing 18 of 35 passes for just 169 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. Undrafted rookie running back James Robinson continued his strong season, with 23 carries for 109 yards.

The Packers improve to 7-2 and remain in contention for home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. The Jaguars fall to 1-8 and remain in contention for the first overall pick in the draft.

68 responses to “Packers hold on to win after tough test from Jaguars

  1. So soft. And 2 weeks ago Rodgers and cheese eaters were crying about officials. Hear them now? Lol

  2. We all know the Viking trolls will be whining that the refs gave the Packers this game, but the reality is that the officiating evened out over the course of the game.

  3. Has a team had an easier schedule, how many 1 win teams have they played or should I say only had 1 win when they played them

  4. Rodgers without a mask on the sideline at the end of the game. No surprise at the disrespect and being an anti-masker

  5. Wow… what a gutsy win by the referees taking 2 TD’s off the board for the Jags and not calling a BPA bleat at dirty play, well after the whistle, unnecessary roughness penalty by Bahktiari where tried to rip off a Jags players helmet who was on the ground on Packers TD drive.

  6. Packers are not a physical team at all. Look at their 2 losses this year both teams were physical. Jags were physical all day long, a 1-7 team? This game shouldn’t have even been this close. Play offs equals physical football, you have to run the ball and stop the run. Packers can do neither. Look for an early exit and the end of the revenge tour…..what ever the hell that means. Revenge of what?

  7. Barely escaping against a 1-8 team starting a 6th-round rookie QB and an undrafted rookie RB? Face it, the Packers just aren’t as good as their record. One and done in the playoffs (assuming they make it).

  8. Watch out for those Packers. They beat another one win team. How does a team that made the NFC championship play so many bad teams the following year? As a matter of fact, have they beat a team that has a winning record when they played them?

  9. Luton played pretty well but it doesn’t matter whoever they have at QB whether Minshew or Luton. It’s hard to be successful when you have WRs who drop so many passes and an O-Line that can’t block. Robinson is a good runner but he doesn’t have many holes to run through. Then you have that defense. This is barely an NFL-caliber team.

    On the other hand, you have the Packers, who barely beat a 1-7 team at home. I don’t see the Packers making the playoffs with that defense and only one weapon on offense (Adams). They are wasting their last years with Rodgers. They’ve been spoiled with Favre and Rodgers. Once Rodgers is gone they’ll realize how much they could have done with those two Hall-of-Famers and didn’t. You don’t normally get two HoF QBs back to back. It could be a long time before they get another one.

  10. This was the Jax Superbowl. They played the best they have all season by far. Way to go Pack for playing tough and hanging on through a standard “let down” game.

  11. If the game wasn’t against the Jags the Packers likely would have lost by multiple touchdowns. Rodgers doesn’t look like a world beater since the Bucs game. Although, the rest of the NFC North couldn’t touch the Packers on their best days.

  12. patsfan1818 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:44 pm
    If the game wasn’t against the Jags the Packers likely would have lost by multiple touchdowns. Rodgers doesn’t look like a world beater since the Bucs game. Although, the rest of the NFC North couldn’t touch the Packers on their best days.
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    The rest of the NFC North is better than 75% of the AFC East… including the Pats.
    Also, you must have missed that the Vikings physically dominated the Wisconsin football just two weeks ago.

  13. Nothing makes me happier then to see a gaggle of purple trolls blubbering, tears as big as apples, about officials and style points in the Packer game.
    My God, it’s hilarious! 🤣
    No wonder they call Minnesota the land of 10,000, tear filled, lakes.

  14. hobbestiger says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:20 pm
    We all know the Viking trolls will be whining that the refs gave the Packers this game, but the reality is that the officiating evened out over the course of the game.

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    Furthest from the truth. Packers almost lost today because they lack physicality. Jags were pretty much blowing the Packer D line off the ball all day. In the two losses GB has had this year, both teams were too physical for them. They couldn’t run the ball nor stop the run today. Packers fans should be concerned. They couldn’t beat a team with back up corner backs, they beat a team that was all back ups in the 9ers and hang on and barely beat a 1-7 Jags team. If you all think for a second Rodgers and Adams are going to carry this team past the play offs to the Super Bowl. I wouldn’t book those tickets just yet, Packers may not even get outta the first or second round. Not a Super Bowl caliber team.

  15. I would say it was the Jaguars play-calling that lost them a game they should have easily won, given the numerous chances they had. Why on earth did they keep trying to throw when it clearly wasn’t working?? They could/should have kept running the ball on that last drive (which they had been doing fairly effectively), chewed up the clock, and scored, leaving little or no time on the clock for GB to come back. I was hollering at them more than I holler at my Vikings! Utterly asinine play calling on the last drive did the Jaguars in. You have a bad QB and bad receivers… RUN THE BALL. (And I of course have to mention two TD’s being taken away on ticky-tack calls.)

  16. Funny how these Viking fans aren’t whining about the “chop block” where the Packers’ O-lineman was thrown into the defender’s feet. Or the refs reviewing then ruling DPI when the ball was uncatchable.

  17. Tough test from Jaguars? If the Packers were good, this game wouldn’t even have been close. They just barely beat a bottom three opponent, which are supposedly tanking.

  18. patsfan1818 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:44 pm
    If the game wasn’t against the Jags the Packers likely would have lost by multiple touchdowns. Rodgers doesn’t look like a world beater since the Bucs game. Although, the rest of the NFC North couldn’t touch the Packers on their best days.

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    Really???????…..two words Dalvin Cook

  19. hobbestiger says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:58 pm
    Funny how these Viking fans aren’t whining about the “chop block” where the Packers’ O-lineman was thrown into the defender’s feet. Or the refs reviewing then ruling DPI when the ball was uncatchable.

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    It’s weird how balls become uncatchable when DB’s tackle the WR’s. Not, surprised that’s the way Packer fans view officiating,
    Either way, this is a deeply flawed team that’s gonna win zero playoff games.

  20. whinydope says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:21 pm
    Rodgers without a mask on the sideline at the end of the game. No surprise at the disrespect and being an anti-masker
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    I don’t get it.

  21. Every year it seems GB always plays down against bad teams.the final score is all that matters and this was another W In the right column for the Packers.Mike Pettine is quickly working his way out of Green Bay the way he has coached the last two seasons.enough is enough.

  22. Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm
    😂 7-2 > 3-5 🤣

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    Ya know what’s even more funny, A A Ron doing that stupid hard count that fools nobody anymore to get his customary free play every game.

  23. Usual trolls with multiple posts, gloating as if we lost the game. I guess since their team is already out of contention they’ve got nothing better to do.

  24. Pretty obvious reading the comments here, that packer fans only goal every season is having a better record than the Minnesota Vikings. Such a jealous fan base. SKOL

  25. rodgersgobucyourself says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:32 pm
    Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm
    😂 7-2 > 3-5 🤣

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    Ya know what’s even more funny, A A Ron doing that stupid hard count that fools nobody anymore to get his customary free play every game.

    ****************
    I honestly don’t care if the hard count doesn’t fool anyone ever again, though we know it will. 😉
    Rodgers is an absolute master at utilizing it, as well as catching the defense with 12 men on the field, and as long as teams have to waste valuable practice time preparing for these things instead of something more useful, I’m ok with it.

  26. The Packers effort was lackluster. Need better effort on all sides of the game…but haven’t we said this before.

  27. Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:59 pm
    rodgersgobucyourself says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:32 pm
    Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm
    😂 7-2 > 3-5 🤣

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    Ya know what’s even more funny, A A Ron doing that stupid hard count that fools nobody anymore to get his customary free play every game.

    ****************
    I honestly don’t care if the hard count doesn’t fool anyone ever again, though we know it will. 😉
    Rodgers is an absolute master at utilizing it, as well as catching the defense with 12 men on the field, and as long as teams have to waste valuable practice time preparing for these things instead of something more useful, I’m ok with i

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    You don’t care? I think it’s pathetic that that’s actually a staple of their offense. it would appear they spend more time working on catching other teams with 12 men on the defense and trying to get teams to jump off sides rather than actually having consistency. Are you going to tell us next that Aaron Rodgers actually mastered the Hail Mary? What a joke.

  28. Usually Right says:
    November 15, 2020

    You don’t care? I think it’s pathetic that that’s actually a staple of their offense. it would appear they spend more time working on catching other teams with 12 men on the defense and trying to get teams to jump off sides rather than actually having consistency. Are you going to tell us next that Aaron Rodgers actually mastered the Hail Mary? What a joke.

    **************
    7-2
    Oh, you guys are absolutely precious! 😂

  29. The off-sides hard count, which is every bit as impressive as an infrequent blocked punt, is as much due to the discipline of the O-line as anything. If they twitch or budge, it’s blown dead. If they hold their ground, make them pay. Brilliant.

    BTW…..the Jaguars brought their “A” game and good for them. If you’re playing the Packers, you have to.

  30. 1mge says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:22 pm
    The MN Vikings HAVE NEVER WON A SUPERBOWL

    @@@@@@@222

    Someone learned how to use the internet. Good for you. Like I said, packer fan cares more about beating the Minnesota Vikings in the standings. FYI, the Vikings did not play today, the packers played Jacksonville.

  31. stellarperformance says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:25 pm
    The off-sides hard count, which is every bit as impressive as an infrequent blocked punt, is as much due to the discipline of the O-line as anything. If they twitch or budge, it’s blown dead. If they hold their ground, make them pay. Brilliant.

    BTW…..the Jaguars brought their “A” game and good for them. If you’re playing the Packers, you have to.

    ———‘

    Thanks for the football lesson Im sure everyone here knows about and the mechanics of the hard count, I’m sure your Packer buddies can put the lesson to use and learn more.

    I wouldn’t be worrying about who brings their A game. I’d be more worried about a Defense the has trouble stopping the run and getting physically dominated the past 2 outta three games.

  32. iknoweverything says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Like I said, packer fan cares more about beating the Minnesota Vikings in the standings. FYI, the Vikings did not play today, the packers played Jacksonville.
    ************

    C’mon, are you really this dense?
    Packer fans couldn’t care less about where a probable 6 win team finishes in the NFC North standings.
    We’re all mocking a bunch of whiny, ignorant, purple clad trolls who make up about 90% of the tearful responses on this thread.
    And you know what, the Vikings didn’t even play today. 😜

  33. pkrlvr says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:50 pm
    Usual trolls with multiple posts, gloating as if we lost the game. I guess since their team is already out of contention they’ve got nothing better to do.

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    How many times have you posted on Vikings articles this week?

  34. Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:49 pm
    iknoweverything says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Like I said, packer fan cares more about beating the Minnesota Vikings in the standings. FYI, the Vikings did not play today, the packers played Jacksonville.
    ************

    C’mon, are you really this dense?
    Packer fans couldn’t care less about where a probable 6 win team finishes in the NFC North standings.
    We’re all mocking a bunch of whiny, ignorant, purple clad trolls who make up about 90% of the tearful responses on this thread.
    And you know what, the Vikings didn’t even play today. 😜

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    Well that’s debatable if the Packers played today or not, they squeaked out a win from a 1-7 team in a game that should have been over at the half.🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  35. Viking Fan Blames Officials…..Everybody Drink says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:24 pm
    Usually Right says:
    November 15, 2020

    You don’t care? I think it’s pathetic that that’s actually a staple of their offense. it would appear they spend more time working on catching other teams with 12 men on the defense and trying to get teams to jump off sides rather than actually having consistency. Are you going to tell us next that Aaron Rodgers actually mastered the Hail Mary? What a joke.

    **************
    7-2
    Oh, you guys are absolutely precious! 😂

    —————————

    I really am precious but do you know what’s even more precious? Watching Packer fans think that their team is going to the Super Bowl when they’re not even top-five in the NFC. That’s precious. Can’t wait to watch it happen again. Every year, like a slow-motion Trainwreck. It is one of the most priceless events of the year.

  36. after this very poor performance, first thing packer fan posts is 7-2 > 3-5. packer fan happiness hinges on beating the Vikings.

  37. nathanp2013 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:56 pm
    pkrlvr says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:50 pm
    Usual trolls with multiple posts, gloating as if we lost the game. I guess since their team is already out of contention they’ve got nothing better to do.

    ———————

    How many times have you posted on Vikings articles this week
    ___
    Pklvr only sees viking trolls. Much like most of the cheese eating fan base. They can’t believe anyone could say anything bad about their precious Packers.

  38. nathanp2013 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 6:56 pm
    pkrlvr says:
    November 15, 2020 at 5:50 pm
    Usual trolls with multiple posts, gloating as if we lost the game. I guess since their team is already out of contention they’ve got nothing better to do.

    ———————

    How many times have you posted on Vikings articles this week?
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Out of sheer curiosity, I counted the number of posts pkrlvr made on just Viking stories in the past seven-day week: In twenty-three storylines, he had a total of three posts. Three. That’s not so bad.

  39. Not a Super Bowl caliber team.
    ============================
    How would a barney troll recognize a super bowl caliber team? Unless they’re peaking across the border to the east to find the nearest one.

  40. >> danicafallsinlove says: two words Dalvin Cook <<

    Who doesn’t love the Two Words game ….

    1. Last Place.
    2. Next season.
    3. Lacking talent.
    4. Penal colony.
    5. Super Bowls.

  41. beedubyatoo says:
    November 15, 2020 at 7:43 pm
    Not a Super Bowl caliber team.
    ============================
    How would a barney troll recognize a super bowl caliber team? Unless they’re peaking across the border to the east to find the nearest one.

    ————————

    Coming up 10 years since the Packers have had an appearance 😳 and the NFC representative is not coming outta the North this year.

  42. stellarperformance says:
    November 15, 2020 at 7:33 pm
    nathanp2013 says:
    Usual trolls with multiple posts, gloating as if we lost the game. I guess since their team is already out of contention they’ve got nothing better to do.

    ———————

    How many times have you posted on Vikings articles this week?
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    Out of sheer curiosity, I counted the number of posts pkrlvr made on just Viking stories in the past seven-day week: In twenty-three storylines, he had a total of three posts. Three. That’s not so bad.

    ———————
    So what you are saying is that; on average; Pkrlvr goes out of their way to make disparaging comments about a division rivals hundreds of times a year… sounds like a a “usual suspect” to me.

  43. Yes, we as packer fans, get it. They almost lost to a one win team. I guess since the Vikings have won 2 in a row they’re about to run the table….

  44. They hate us ‘cuz they ain’t us.

    Number 1 NFC seed 👍

    I’d be salty too if my division rivals we’re accomplishing everything my team was predicted to do.

  45. Number one seed? How many games are left? Please don’t talk about seeding with 7 games left. Again seeding won’t matter there will be no fans in the stands anyway because of Covid. So there is no home field advantage. There’s a little less than two months left in the season unless you are putting all your eggs in one basket like yiu all put th Dub in the left hand column a couple weeks ago.

    Packers have some serious flaws,MVS was an anomaly today. To beat the Packersstop their two play makers in Adams and Rodgers, run the ball physically and you will win 🤔🤔🤔🤔

    I agree with one person who said NFC repping in the the Super Bowl will not come outta the North. It will be Tampa Bay.

  46. Wisconsin77 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 4:42 pm
    This was the Jax Superbowl. They played the best they have all season by far. Way to go Pack for playing tough and hanging on through a standard “let down” game.——————————————————————————————————————–
    Sorry Wisconsin77,
    I’m a 17 year season ticket holder for the Jags and the best game they played this season was the week 2 loss vs the Titans. The Packers looked like a uninspired team today. They didn’t look physical at all! They are not a playoff team!

  47. Either the Jags aren’t the cupcakes that we thought they were or the Packers aren’t as good as we’d like to think they are. There’s also the possibility that they could’ve been looking ahead to that Colt game next week against a physical team with a winning record but the fact that they could’ve lost had those two touchdowns not been overturned is troubling. They have to take a very hard look in the mirror at themselves this week.

  48. danicafallsinlove says:
    November 15, 2020 at 10:07 pm
    Number one seed? How many games are left? Please don’t talk about seeding with 7 games left. Again seeding won’t matter there will be no fans in the stands anyway because of Covid. So there is no home field advantage. There’s a little less than two months left in the season unless you are putting all your eggs in one basket like yiu all put th Dub in the left hand column a couple weeks ago.

    Zzzzzzz

    WHOLEHEARTEDLY disagree with seeding not mattering. You think a southern team wants to play in 10 degree weather whether it were GB or CHI? Just my 2 cents. I personally think GB would benefit from NOT playing at home in January based off their last couple games in windy weather, granted AR15 did finish well overall vs JAX

  49. If history has shown us anything about the NFL is that it’s a week to week league.that being said, I have no idea how Jacksonville only has one win. You can talk about being flat, bad reffing, and what ever else you want but the Jags were physical. You can’t fake that. I suspect if they play that physical the rest of the year they’re gonna win games.

    As far as the Pack goes, you take it. End of story

  50. herbalicious187 says:
    November 16, 2020 at 12:49 am
    danicafallsinlove says:
    November 15, 2020 at 10:07 pm
    Number one seed? How many games are left? Please don’t talk about seeding with 7 games left. Again seeding won’t matter there will be no fans in the stands anyway because of Covid. So there is no home field advantage. There’s a little less than two months left in the season unless you are putting all your eggs in one basket like yiu all put th Dub in the left hand column a couple weeks ago.

    Zzzzzzz

    WHOLEHEARTEDLY disagree with seeding not mattering. You think a southern team wants to play in 10 degree weather whether it were GB or CHI? Just my 2 cents. I personally think GB would benefit from NOT playing at home in January based off their last couple games in windy weather, granted AR15 did finish well overall vs JAX

    ————————————–

    Don’t give me that weather thing because all Vikes fans heard a couple weeks ago was well they are playing outside they’re a dome team and its supposed to be windy and cold. If a team is talented enough temperature doesn’t matter. However you put other factors like snow, rain etc then both teams have a disadvantage. I’ve never heard anyone one say….oh its snowing its definitely an advantage for team A. Like it has been said, Green Bay is not a physical team so the weather temperature wont’ matter if a southern team comes up and just starts pounding the ball on them. The temperature thing is a myth and I’m sure the players would be the first to tell you that it is.

  51. A Dub is a Dub👍🤙

    Getting to 7-2 was the mission yesterday. Mission accomplished!

    Focus now is on the Colts. That game will be a big test and will tell a lot about this team. Stay tuned. A NFL season gets real good from late November on.👏

    #OneTeamOneNation

    #PackerNation!✊

  52. It’s always fun watching fans of what is arguably the least successful franchise in NFL history, and currently in last place in the NFCN, talking smack to fans of the most successful franchise in NFL history, that currently leads not only the NFCN, but the entire NFC.

    It’s like watching Steve Urkel telling Mike Tyson how to fight. Or the kid at McDonald’s telling Gordon Ramsey how to cook. Ya just want to smile and pat their little heads.

  53. nathanp2013 says:
    November 15, 2020 at 8:31 pm
    So what you are saying is that; on average; Pkrlvr goes out of their way to make disparaging comments about a division rivals hundreds of times a year… sounds like a a “usual suspect” to me.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    I’m saying is twenty-three storylines in seven days is a lot, and posting a mere three times during that time is very, very little. Compare it to cheesey, a confirmed Viking troll who self-admittedly enjoys picking unnecessary fights. He oftentimes will post three times within the first ten posts of any one Packer storyline, like THIS storyline. Count ‘em.

    See the difference?

  54. tqaztec says:
    November 18, 2020 at 8:52 am
    Joe Flacco has as many SB titles as A-aron.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    ………another QB that can be proud of his accomplishments.

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