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APP #57 - We're 3-0! Absolute Packer Podcast

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Jeremy, as always, had a great recap HERE.
Andy was actually at this game at Lambeau Field, his first since attending the Packers vs. Vikings last year.
It was rainy and dreary for basically the entire contest but the conditions weren't bad enough to inhibit any game plans from either team.
The Packers scored a TD on a free-play/offsides on the opening series, with Rodgers connecting with MVS for a long touchdown in the endzone.
The Packers had a sort of bend but not break approach to their defense against the Broncos, but they did give up two +7 minute TD drives.

The Packers' run defense has been suspect vs. the Vikings and Broncos...it needs to be shored up quickly
Andy counted at least 15 missed tackles midway through the third quarter - they probably had +20 missed tackles in the entire game(!)
On a super-positive note: Jaire Alexander is an all-pro CB right now - he is incredible.
1st Round Pick Rashan Gary had his first sack and he had a fumble recovery.


The Packers have a speed & talent issue on offense and it reared it's ugly head in this game:

Davante was double-teamed and had a pedestrian game (Zero TD's in the first 3 games this season)
MVS constantly teases us, but he was basically 0-3 on plays in this game that could have allowed him to take the next step
Jimmy Graham is worthless and might be in the top 3 of overpaid players in the entire NFL - he really should be benched at this point, regardless of his $12MM salary.
Geronimo Allison is who he is - a UDFA receiver who struggles to get open
Rodgers himself hasn't had a hot start to the season, he needs to play better as well.  We've seen glimpses of greatness but on the whole the entire offense has been massively inconsistent.


Misc Stuff:

I (Andy) took notice of the crowd at Lambeau and how they interacted when prompted to "get loud" while the Packers' defense was on the field - while improved, the crowd could still be better.
The jumbotron screens both showed "The Smith brothers" trying to get the crowd amped up on 3rd down, etc. -it's pretty amazing how quickly Za-darius Smith & Preston Smith have endeared themselves to the Packers and the city of Green Bay...it's fantastic.
JK Scott is officially a weapon for this team - he has had an incredible start to the season.


Eagles @ Packers Predictions:


Elliot 24-21 Packers Win



Andy 24-17 Packers Win



Jeremy 20-15 Packers Win

Jeremy, as always, had a great recap HERE.
Andy was actually at this game at Lambeau Field, his first since attending the Packers vs. Vikings last year.
It was rainy and dreary for basically the entire contest but the conditions weren't bad enough to inhibit any game plans from either team.
The Packers scored a TD on a free-play/offsides on the opening series, with Rodgers connecting with MVS for a long touchdown in the endzone.
The Packers had a sort of bend but not break approach to their defense against the Broncos, but they did give up two +7 minute TD drives.

The Packers' run defense has been suspect vs. the Vikings and Broncos...it needs to be shored up quickly
Andy counted at least 15 missed tackles midway through the third quarter - they probably had +20 missed tackles in the entire game(!)
On a super-positive note: Jaire Alexander is an all-pro CB right now - he is incredible.
1st Round Pick Rashan Gary had his first sack and he had a fumble recovery.


The Packers have a speed & talent issue on offense and it reared it's ugly head in this game:

Davante was double-teamed and had a pedestrian game (Zero TD's in the first 3 games this season)
MVS constantly teases us, but he was basically 0-3 on plays in this game that could have allowed him to take the next step
Jimmy Graham is worthless and might be in the top 3 of overpaid players in the entire NFL - he really should be benched at this point, regardless of his $12MM salary.
Geronimo Allison is who he is - a UDFA receiver who struggles to get open
Rodgers himself hasn't had a hot start to the season, he needs to play better as well.  We've seen glimpses of greatness but on the whole the entire offense has been massively inconsistent.


Misc Stuff:

I (Andy) took notice of the crowd at Lambeau and how they interacted when prompted to "get loud" while the Packers' defense was on the field - while improved, the crowd could still be better.
The jumbotron screens both showed "The Smith brothers" trying to get the crowd amped up on 3rd down, etc. -it's pretty amazing how quickly Za-darius Smith & Preston Smith have endeared themselves to the Packers and the city of Green Bay...it's fantastic.
JK Scott is officially a weapon for this team - he has had an incredible start to the season.


Eagles @ Packers Predictions:


Elliot 24-21 Packers Win



Andy 24-17 Packers Win



Jeremy 20-15 Packers Win

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