Not a great win, but a win nonetheless.
Our offensive line is very bad. I’d called them “atrocious” initially, but they improved as the day went on, particularly in pass protection.
No one runs harder up the backs of his offensive lineman than Ryan Grant. He had very few holes, but he’s also missing ones on the rare times they are there.
Greg Jennings is one of the top five WRs in the league.
Ryan Pickett could use an ab roller.
It’s true that our secondary was facing Charlie Frye, but we are very strong in the defensive backfield and will be much better when Atari Bigby is back.
Right now, Charles Woodson is the best cornerback in the league.
Aaron Kampman is really a solid blue-collar defensive lineman. He brings his lunch pail to work every day. I hate the cliches used to describe Aaron Kampman.
Seriously, how can Derrick Frost have a job? He averaged 36.5 yards a punt, but that number was 31.0 before his last kick. And that kick, although it went for 46 yards, was actually kicked a little more than thirty but it was a line drive and Frost got a very lucky bounce. He is awful. I’m not writing anything more about him — I’ll just keep posting that sentence: Seriously, how can Derrick Frost have a job? But it should be said that every game he is a Packer my opinion of Ted Thompson diminishes.
Aaron Rodgers’ throw to Greg Jennings was perfect. It could not have been thrown any better.
Rodgers is missing some reads and locking on receivers early — more than he was doing the first week of the season — but he is playing at a Pro Bowl level. That’s not hyperbole. Drew Brees is a lock at this point and Tony Romo is a strong possibility. But if you look at the numbers, Rodgers would be the #3 choice, with Kurt Warner a close fourth.
Oh yeah, and he’s hurt.
3-3. I’ll take it. Next week’s game against Indianapolis will be huge. Joseph Addai left their game today early with a hamstring pull and did not return. I don’t know whether they kept him out because the game was out of hand early or because he is genuinely hurt. But if he’s out that is a major advantage, given our run defense.