"You just look at where they were at". If they can take away the big plays and tighten up in the red zone all night, it'll be tough for the Packers to overcome. Instead, he was happy to lend some sideline support to Scott. They do a good job of pressuring the quarterback, a really good third-down team, a good coverage team on the kicking game.
Three weeks ago, the New England Patriots largely neutralized Patrick Mahomes and the electric Kansas City Chiefs offense for 30 minutes, holding them to just nine first-half points.
The rookie wide receiver had three catches for a team-high 101 yards. Him sitting on Sunday night, when the Patriots will need to score to beat Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, is pretty telling. A lot of guys down and you're short at certain spots. "So can't double everybody".
It goes to show just how much Rodgers has been carrying the Packers on his back since becoming the team's starting quarterback in 2008 and how much of a hard task it has been for him. "I just took advantage of my opportunities". "Don't try to be anybody else that you see", Valdes-Scantling said in recounting advice from Adams.
Brady went 22-for-35 with 294 yards and a touchdown, while Rodgers finished 24-for-43 with 259 yards and two touchdowns.
"We're probably exhausted of getting yelled at from the first eight weeks", safety Duron Harmon said. "He's good at tracking and obviously Aaron's placement is going to be where it needs to be". "The big thing about it not just knocking the ball out, it's recovering the ball".
Whitehead was the replacement for Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, who was traded to the Washington Redskins last week.
But while everyone is going to watch the quarterbacks in this one, the key is going to be the running backs for both.
"I don't know how he would handle that for 16, 17, 18 seasons", he says. I've played it before.
It's cause for a penalty, which was called, but Whitehead shouldn't have been thrown out of the game.
It wouldn't be a Packers game without injuries.
Until this game, the Packers have had Aaron Rodgers and very few injuries.
Breeland's debut: Veteran Bashaud Breeland finally made his long-anticipated Packers debut, starting at outside cornerback and handling kickoff-return duties.
From 8-0 L.A. on one coast, the Packers now go to 6-2 New England on the other. Jaire Alexander was also down briefly, but quickly returned.
Letting the play clock bleed down towards zero so that the options become a delay of game, squandered timeout, or a hastily disorganized snap that gives the pass rush easy timing.