Packers Snap Counts Versus The Jets: Week Six

The Packers lose ugly.

The Packers elevated WR Juwaan Winfree from the Practice Squad for this game.  The inactive players were WR Samori Toure, Rasheed Walker Sean Rhyan, Jonathan Ford, and (due to injury), Chrisitan Watson.  Offensive lineman Zach Tom did not play.  

This was Winfree's third elevation from the Practice Squad.  He is out of elevations.  If the team wants him to play in another regular season game, it will have to sign him to the 53-man roster.  He has three credited seasons, so his minimum would be $895,000 for an entire season.  The Packers have Travis Fulgham on the Practice Squad. 

Elevating Winfree resulted in a $38,222 loss in salary cap space each time.  I like Winfree well enough, but he dropped his only target.  I think Toure could have done as well, and perhaps better.  Winfree is not part of the future and does not seem to be a short-term upgrade over the team's current options. 

 

 

Player Snaps % STs
Jenkins 73 100  
Runyan 73 100 4-16%
Myers 73 100 1-3%
Bakhtiari 69 100  
Newman 68 60 3-10%
Hanson 5 7 2-7%
Nijman 4 5 3-10%
       
Rodgers 69 95  
Love 4 5  
       
Jones 41 56  
Dillon 36 49  
P. Taylor 1 1 12-41%
       
Tonyan 46 63 4-15%
Lewis 27 37 3-10%
Davis 5 7 23-79%
Deguara 5 7 18-62%
       
Lazard 71 97  
Doubs 70 96  
Cobb 26 36  
Am Rodger 24 33 6-21%
Winfree 13 18 6-21%
       
21 on Offense      

 

The Packers could not run the ball.  In the first half, Dillon had 7 carries for 19 yards (2.7-yard average) with a long of 6 while Aaron Jones received just 3 carries for zero yards with a long of 4.  The few successful runs were a function of where the Jets decided to line up defensive tackle Quinnen Williams, though the Jets line overall was stout.  The Jets played 3.99 defensive linemen per play, on average, 4.93 defensive backs, and 2.08 linebackers.  Those numbers should surprise no one.  The Packers did get into field goal range on the strength of a 35-yard reception on a "big-time" throw from Rodgers and a fine catch by Lazard only to have their their field goal attempt blocked.  They finished the half with a 46 yard drive consisting of 5 medium completions that led to a short field goal.  The first half ended up tied at 3-3.  Quinnen Williams finished with 3 solo tackles, including a tackle for loss (-5 on Jones off left guard), a couple of stuffs, while adding a sack, two quarterback hits and a block.  Dillon and Jones had 12 touches in the first half. 

After the Jets scored a touchdown to go up 10-3, the Packers executed a beautiful run by Dillon around the left end.  Bakhtiari sealed off while the Packers pulled two offensive linemen out in front of Dillon to gain 19 yards to the 50 yard line.  After Shaq Lawson and Quinnen Williams stuffed Dillon for a 2-yard gain up the middle and an incomplete pass to Doubs, Williams beat Myers quickly to sack Rodgers for a 12-yard loss, ending that drive.  The Packers' punt was blocked for a touchdown.  Instead of driving to try to tie the game or at least make it 10-6, the Packers were suddenly down 17-3.  Dillon only had two other carries for just 3 yards in the second half while adding 3 receptions for 10 yards and a drop.  Jones gained 19 yards on 6 carries in the second half, with a long of 7 and he had 2 receptions for 19 yards.  

The offensive line also had trouble pass blocking.  The Jets had 9 quarterback hits and 4 sacks, all by defensive linemen.  Quinnen Williams had 3 hits and 2 sacks plus 3 run stuffs for the game.  The Jets got home rushing just 4 linemen.  Per Pro Football Focus, Royce Newman allowed 6 pressures in 44 pass blocking snaps.  Elgton Jenkins had some holding penalties, Myers gave up some pressures and at least one sack.      

     

PLAYER SNAPS % STs
Stokes 55 100 8-28%
Savage 55 100 6-21%
Amos 55 100 8-21%
Alexander 55 100 5-17%
Douglas 36 65 9-31%
Ford 4 7 14-48%
Leavitt     20-69%
Nixon     20-69%
Jean-charles     8-28%
Carpenter     6-21%
       
Campbell 55 100 6-21%
Gary 46 84 6-21%
Smith 43 78 6-21%
Walker 38 69 6-21%
Enagbare 11 20 6-21%
Garvin 10 18 12-41%
McDuffie     20-69%
Wilson     17-59%
       
Clark 46 84 6-21% 
Reed 37 67 6-21%
Lowry 32 58 9-31%
Slaton 20 36 9-31%
Wyatt 7 13 3-10%
       
23 on Defense      
       
Crosby     5-17%
Coco     9-31%
O'Donnell     9-31%
       

The Jets seemed to have a functioning offense in the first half, but were only able to score 3 points.  Breece Hall gained 55 yards on 10 carries, with a long of 11.  However, Zach Wilson was able to complete just 6 of 12 passes for 28 yards in the first half.  Jaire Alexander broke up two passes.  The Packers had no sacks or quarterback hits.  The Jets failed to convert any of their 7 third down plays.  The only points came after the Jets recovered Aaron Rodgers' fumble at the Green Bay 34.  They did gain 20 yards but had to settle for a field goal.  Quay Walker had 5 tackles (2 solo) while Jarran Reed and Devondre Campbell each added 3 tackles (2 solo) each.  The Packers did not have any sacks or quarterback hits in the first half. 

Hall gained 61 yards on 10 carries in the second half, including a 34-yard touchdown run.  Michael Carter gained 41 yards on 6 carries and Braxton Berrios added a 20-yard touchdown run.  The Jets gained 116 rushing yards in the second half on 21 carries, a 5.5 yard average.  The Packers only allowed 1 third down conversion on four chances, which sounds better until one realizes that the Jets had two touchdown drives that did not feature a third down play.  Wilson completed 4 of 6 pass attempts for 82 yards in the second half.  The two long touchdown runs were disappointing.  On one of them, Garvin crossed the formation all the way to the right guard while the Jets ran a trap play off left guard.  The hole was enormous.  Rashan Gary had a sack (courtesy of pressure applied by Jarran Reed flushing Wilson into Gary) as did Enagbare.  Gary had two tackles for loss and Enagbare had 1 TFL.  Campbell and Walker led the way with 8 and 7 tackles, respectively, but too many were downfield.

 

Special Teams:

Eric Wilson blocked a punt but the Packers were unable to move the ball and had to punt.  The Jets blocked a field goal and a punt, a 10-point swing, and scored a field goal off of a Packers fumble.  The Packers cannot seem to find ways to win if they lose the turnover battle.

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

WR: 2.79

TE: 1.14

RB: 1.07

DL: 2.58

ILB: 1.69

OLB: 2.00

DB: 4.73

 

 

 

 

 

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Johnblood27's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:02 am

Thanks for the numbers TGR.

I will now go quietly to my room.

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murf7777's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:15 am

The Packers are playing ugly football right now, we all agree to that.

So, most think fire everyone is the answer, of course, that same sentiment was prevalent 6 years ago and most years unless we are winning a SB. . The reality, the best teams stay the course, Pittsburgh, NE, GB are the winningest franchises and they stay the course. In fact, the least winningest teams are ones who keep changing GM’s and Coaches. Do you see a correlation?

Just a few games ago, I remember poster’s stating how great the coaching is at SF and LAR. We’ll those two teams are in the same place as GB, should they fire there front office and team coaches? Maybe Pittsburgh should fire their coach. That’s not usually the answer because the reality is that there is great parity in the NFL and teams will ebb and flow through years and/or a season.

GB has been in the situation a couple times before and righted the ship. Guess what, the comments I’m reading now are similar to then. Of course, fire everyone went away when they started winning again. Give the team a chance to right the ship before sending them sailing away. It’s only been 6 games. There’s talent on this team and just as they can get beat by anyone they can beat anyone, including Buffalo, Dallas and any other good team coming up on their schedule.

Mlf, is a very good, bright, young HC and his record proves that. It’s foolish to state “fire him”! If you want the packers to go back to the 70’s and 80’s then your right on, “fire them all”!

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LambeauPlain's picture

October 17, 2022 at 10:23 am

This team is very fortunate to be 3-3 and not 0-6. The shine is off the LaFleur rose.

ML is mostly a highly paid Offensive Coordinator and that work product is getting increasingly offensive.

As HC, since he delegates 2/3rds of the team function to coordinators...he can be evaluated on his hires.

He kept Pettine on board, firing him one year too late. Hired Barry who flopped twice in his prior DC stints, hired Mennenga and let him flounder for two years and then hired his assistant in Drayton and watched him flop on the sand. Lost Hackett and Getsy. Elevated Stenovich and Butkus (jury not looking good on either move) and hired Clements after Rodgers' demands (Tom is really coaching him up!).

The attempt to hire Leonard was a great...but no cigar. Bicassia may yet be effective, in spite of yesterday's 10 point giveaway.

I wish he would coach the entire team. He won't. MM delegates the same way (and I believe his blind crony loyalty to Capers cost the Packers another SB or two or three) so your coaching hires better be rock solid.

MM finally has a top DC in Quinn and his Dallas D is helping win games...not helping lose them in Barry (Capers) fashion.

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Minniman's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:08 pm

Some interesting takes there LP.

I must admit, I hoped that Stenavich would be more innovative than he has displayed thus far (last year a couple of play designs were his - the shovel passes to an in-motion Lazard for a TD was one example).

By and large I believe that the play of O-Line has thus far regressed under Butkus.

Likewise, I'm not impressed with what I'm seeing out of the Defensive front. I see too many yards gained up the middle and edges not being set for my liking. While Mike Smith was a LB coach, for some reason I saw better cohesion between the Dline and LB's last year.

Lastly, the DB's are playing horrid football. For an experienced grouping they are getting their pants pulled down far too many times playing zone - they aren't able to pass off their assignments reliably..... maybe it's time to rethink how this unit structurally plays.

Thanks again TGR for the fine post

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:16 pm

I don't think you have to sugarcoat it with a by and large. The OL has regressed under Butkus. I was willing to give him the benefit of the doubt for a couple weeks while Bakhtiari and Jenkins worked out the kinks but all three interior players are worse than last year. Newman is going to get Rodgers hurt if he continues to play. If they don't make changes this week they have their heads up their you know where.

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Rebecca's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:22 am

Very good summation. I hope this is just a rough patch and this team gets something going soon. I think we’re looking at a rebuild while trying to win a trophy. The problems are overwhelming the talent at all levels.

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rstain99's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:31 am

Time to understand the window for a few of these high priced guys is closing, DC has to go just won't make adjustments. Seems to be common theme over the years with Pack, such a shame they have the defensive talent but just don't make it work. Offense is pretty offensive Jenkins has really not come back from injury, time for some change. Playing with no emotion.

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PeteK's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:44 am

I noticed some improvement from Jenkins in the second half.

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dobber's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:35 am

He still had a key hold on that second-last Packers possession that ended on downs.

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jannes bjornson's picture

October 17, 2022 at 12:31 pm

I would like to see Slaton with more snaps than Lowry. Hopefully, Wyatt starts getting better in the Pro Game.
When the D is gashed by the running game, go with heavy four-down linemen looks. Lowry can pass rush, that's it.

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croatpackfan's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:54 pm

Lowry had at least 2 solo tackles on the line and he batted one pass. Better stats than any on the line...

But, people only sees and remember splashy plays. Not dirty work.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:20 pm

Slaton wasn't good yesterday at all. I didn't notice Lowry but I did notice Slaton not looking good.

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Minniman's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:15 pm

That was a tricky one - Rodgers jinked and slipped out of the pocket at the same time that Jenkins committed to turning his guy outside. If Jenkins doesn't hold, then Rodgers gets pummeled.

I thought that the 2 flags in the Packers secondary that erased Rashan Gary sacks were the bigger sins..... and game momentum changers. What should have been punts became TD's...... you don't come back from that.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:10 pm

I didn't think Jenkins had that bad of a day compared to the interior guys but his penalties were killers. Especially that one that brought back the nice run by Jones.

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Guam's picture

October 17, 2022 at 08:49 am

The Packer OLB's did a good job of holding the edge against the Jets rushing attack in the first half but failed to do so in the second half. Looking at the snap counts for Smith and Gary, Iam not surprised the second half was a problem. The Packers need to develop some depth at OLB or this will be a recurring issue. Enagbare seemed to play well when he was in there, so why not play him more and rest Smith and Gary a bit more so they will be fresher for the second half?

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Coldworld's picture

October 17, 2022 at 11:11 am

Gary’s toe was likely more of a factor in the second half. I do find it odd that Enagbare did well then vanished. The defensive Deguara.

I’m getting increasingly worried about the OL. Per PFF, Newman was better than Runyon. Now PFF is a little suspect this year, but Runyon gave up 4 pressures and was dire in the run game. Newman 5 and a sack, but was effective in the run game (indicating the degree to which Runyon was not) but looking at both, some could be attributed to Myers and Bakh/Jenkins in my eyes.

The offense is causing pressure to be piled on the OL, but they seem to be individually worse than last year and, more worryingly, unable to play as a unified group. The more I watch it’s 5 individuals at times and more often a couple seeming in synch but undone by what’s around them.

I question Bakhs grade In the run game based on what I saw, but
The fact remains that there is zero excuse now for Nijman just playing STs. In a normal season I’d say move Jenkins to RG now. But we have to have some run blocking ability this year out of Runyon. We can’t be one sided. That’s Jenkins best spot. I’m also not coming bounced by Myers.

As most know, I’m not confident that Tom is ready physically, but at this point I think we have to try something. I would move Jenkins to LG. I would start Tom at RG and Nijman at RT. I’m a little wary of blooding both together at the same time though.

The reality is though that I’m doubting the coaching. I really wonder how much of this is down to Butkus.

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Minniman's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:23 pm

"The reality is though that I’m doubting the coaching. I really wonder how much of this is down to Butkus."

I'm scratching my head too - this group has regressed.

As armchair coach I too am wondering whether returning Jenkins to LG and bringing Nijman into the RT spot (with Lewis as TE) is the best formation to get the run game going again. I can only surmize that its been tried in practice and isn't game-day standard.

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Minniman's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:23 pm

"The reality is though that I’m doubting the coaching. I really wonder how much of this is down to Butkus."

I'm scratching my head too - this group has regressed.

As armchair coach I too am wondering whether returning Jenkins to LG and bringing Nijman into the RT spot (with Lewis as TE) is the best formation to get the run game going again. I can only surmize that its been tried in practice and isn't game-day standard.

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jannes bjornson's picture

October 17, 2022 at 05:21 pm

Tipa is on IR. Two backups for P. Smith and Gary. Enagbare is picking up his game. They need to use Walker to take some edge snaps in the pass rush. This guy Barry is a deadbeat as far as I'm concerned. They have to create turnovers. They have to change momentum with the talent skewed on their side of the ball.

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dobber's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:23 am

After watching yesterday's game, I would've never guessed the Packers won TOP and outsnapped the Jets by almost 20. 20!

It seems that Walker's snaps declined some in favor of added DL snaps.

Seems that usage of 11 personnel is rising week by week, but I don't have all the numbers to look at. Given the injuries and limitations they have at WR, that's puzzling. It could also be a function of playing from behind for most of the second half. TE usage seems to be declining, too, even though Tonyan led the team in targets. Whatever the case, the strength of this offense is at RB and AJones needs to play more than 56% of the offensive snaps. He's the guy opposing DCs will be looking for and he diversifies the offense all by himself--make sure he's on the field to open up others.

Thanks, TGR.

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Cubbygold's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:34 am

Every team is operating in it's own window of opportunity, and man did the Packer's window this year rely on some impact play from their rookies. Hopefully Wyatt, Watson and Rhyan end up being solid starters someday, but what an absolute wet blanket on top of all the other issues this team is facing. Had Doubs not end up being a steal in the 4th round, I think this draft class would be getting a lot more attention, given the decision to bring 12 back and 'go for it'.

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LambeauPlain's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:45 am

Driving home from the latest turd laid in the Lambeau Bowl, listening to the post game...Mark Tausher made an interesting comment. He said the Packers O is very predictable. He stated he mostly knows when the Packers will run or pass based on alignments and personnel.

I thought about that...and I think he is correct.

Almost 3 1/2 years of tape on MLs Offense now and the "Illusion of Complexity" has become an "Illusion of Competence." Defenses have ML mostly figured out. Shoot...the Jets DL seemed faster off Rodgers snap count than our OL!

The harsh reality is this team is light years closer to being 0-6 than 6-0. Very troubling.

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T7Steve's picture

October 17, 2022 at 10:06 am

Tausher was being smart and must have read the articles and comments on CHTV last week to get good content. Did he use Nick Perry's comment on deer in the headlights for ML too?

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Coldworld's picture

October 17, 2022 at 11:21 am

It’s unfortunately true. You can see it in how DCs play us. Slow, not diverse, only horizontal stretches, limited routes and personnel. It’s like the end of MM’s era. That reinforces the stress on the OL. It’s been that way since Tampa figured us out.

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croatpackfan's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:07 pm

Whole play book looks like it was not changed much from the last year. That is not my claim. I read that on one of other Packers sites and it looks me it is the truth. E. g. That Lewis TD was from 2020 if you can remember.

Second, Packers use very few formations and they always plays similar play from those formations. Is that MLF or ACR, I do not know, but even I almost always knows to which target will ACR throw. If I can see that, opponent's DC see much more and better.

If there is a hurry or need to do something special, everybody knows who is the target for ACR. He is to predictable.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:30 pm

I don't think it's a coincidence the Rams and 49ers are struggling too. Defenses have evolved to handle the Shanahan system. I thought LaFluer has done a nice job early in the season refreshing the run game by running more gap plays but they were getting handled easily trying to run inside zone yesterday and he didn't try any power plays. Part of that might have been not wanting Rodgers under center because of the thumb by they could have put him in the pistol with the back behind him.

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jannes bjornson's picture

October 17, 2022 at 05:24 pm

Power football is the answer. Get Deguara involved off the I-formation. The opponents are stunting the inside guys because they can. Q Williams should have been seeing double teams the entire game. Go at them straight on.

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:43 pm

^^THIS^^

The Jets stunted a lot. There is a downside to stunting if the offense can exploit it.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 10:10 pm

I listened to LaFluer's presser today and Wilde asked him about why so many snaps out of shotgun(59-9 I think it was) and LaFluer did bring up Rodgers' thumb but only after going a rambling answer about wanting to the Jets in certain looks. Got me so wound up I had a rambling rant over on Acme. I gave him credit earlier this year for adding some power looks and some pulling. I don't care what look he wants, in short yardage putting Rodgers in shotgun just isn't working. No reason to make a big back move at an angle to the LOS when you only need a yard or two.

Mike Wahle said on Herman's podcast that going from Steno to Butkus and expecting the same results was foolish. Someone asked LaFluer today if Steno would spend more time with the OL and he said he spends quite a bit of time with them but Herman said from what he saw in TC he wasn't usually around where the OL was practicing. Bad week for shuffling but I don't see if they have a choice. Rather have them do it now and let them get a clue practices in than have to do it during the game.

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lkcsmith's picture

October 17, 2022 at 11:11 am

The Jets had 9 quarterback hits and 4 sacks, all by defensive linemen. Quinnen Williams had 3 hits and 2 sacks plus 3 run stuffs for the game. The Jets got home rushing just 4 linemen. "

That pretty much sums it up. The jets didn't even need to blitz to destroy the GB OL, leading to inability for the packs to run or to pass effectively. I had posted before that everything starts with a reliable OL. W/O one, any offense is pretty much hopeless.

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jannes bjornson's picture

October 17, 2022 at 12:35 pm

Where were the double teams?

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Minniman's picture

October 17, 2022 at 01:43 pm

they got fooled by stunts by the Jets DL - in some cases they were triple teaming the wrong guy.

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stockholder's picture

October 17, 2022 at 11:40 am

You may like Winfree. But I think he stinks. That drop caused the momentum to switch, and let the Def. front tee off on the OL.
I've always stated. Toure must play the slot. For the present and the future. And if the packers get a chance to get another WR . Do it.
Just get Winfree off this club.

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jannes bjornson's picture

October 17, 2022 at 12:36 pm

You made the call prior to the bump up and Toure' sits with his 4.3 speed...The cherry on top is the reality of the viqueens bagging Reagor for their return game, because the boys at the gas pump were set with a 3rd round bust, hanging on like a lucky nickel.

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croatpackfan's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:10 pm

Problem is that ACR will not be able to throw long precise passes. He find few from time to time, but mostly those passes are under- or overthrown...

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

October 17, 2022 at 09:54 pm

I intended to suggest that the Packers should not sign Winfree to the 53-man roster. I suspect they will do just that unless they find another WR outside the organization. I like Winfree as a reasonable #5/#6 WR. Ideally, he is a good guy to have on the PS, just in case. He might be able to help a little but he is not an answer short-term and it would seem likely that he is not a long-term answer. I suppose the counter-argument is that the Packers need to right the ship soon, that is, immediately, so immediate help is needed. I like Fulgham just as well as Winfree anyway.

BTW, Toure ran a 4.48 at his pro day. He has good speed but isn't a burner. He is smooth and his 3 cone is good (6.77). I thought his burst was better than his 10-yard dash (1.64) would suggest. 7 reps suggests slot or y only. He is slight so one wonders about his ability to block.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 02:35 pm

The big question I have is did TGR need a glass of whiskey before tackling this article? "There, now the sooner I get started the sooner I'll be finished."😉

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Thegreatreynoldo's picture

October 17, 2022 at 10:10 pm

I published this snap count article 2 hours later than normal despite starting at my usual time. I kept on having to erase some broadsides (hot takes). Broadsides are not really my function. Jersey Al, Nags, Dusty, and many of the others here do X and Os and player evaluations. I do numbers, or at least make some attempt at limiting myself to that.

One thing LH and I agreed upon, NFL teams have to win in the trenches. Stunts, stunts, stunts. Got to burn them on those sometimes and handle them on the other times.

I see Zach Kruse's PFF article. I meant to note that Shaq Lawson was quiet. It would be nice if Bakh is back, but the IOL just is really bad. Wondering why they don't have Myers with allowing a sack. I can think of the play. It may be that Myers passed him off, or thought he was.

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LLCHESTY's picture

October 17, 2022 at 11:08 pm

Really don't understand Newman's issue with stunts. Understandable as a rookie but he should have figured it out by now. I said at the end of last year he needed to spend a lot of time watching film, doesn't feel like that happened. I wonder if it's nerves and he looks to help out when he needs to patient for a half second more. He also got steamrolled so badly on one play I thought it was still Hanson at 1st.

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Leatherhead's picture

October 18, 2022 at 10:29 am

Nothing good happens on offense unless people get blocked. You can have an amazing scheme and superduper skill position players, but if people don't get blocked, the offense isn't going to move very well. We saw three veteran offensive linemen depart in the offseason....Patrick, Turner, and Kelley and we didn't do a real good job of replacing them.

Water under the bridge. Game on Sunday and we have to put a team on the field. It's almost certainly going to have the same starting offensive line. There isn't any department store where we can go and get a piece that fixes this. Odell Beckham isn't going to fix this. Toure isn't going to fix this.

IMO, there isn't a lot of choice. You line up Bakhtiari, Runyan, Myers, Newman and Jenkins because that's what we have. Hanson, Mt. Caleb, etc. are not an improvement at this point. You could try to put Tom in the lineup but all that would accomplish is replacing one weak link with another. Right guard is the least important position on the offensive line and it's better to have your weak point there than at Left Tackle or Center.

Here's the bottom line: We're 3-3. Four teams in the NFC have a better record, 5 teams have a worse record, and 5 teams have the same record, including Tampa, SF, the Rams,........Everybody has issues, everybody has problems. We're going to need to go 7-4 the rest of the way to get to 10 wins, and that might not happen.

Next offseason, when everybody is doing their mock drafts, maybe offensive linemen won't be a Day 3 afterthought.

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