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Offline play2win  
#26 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 3:57:27 PM(UTC)
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Why does ESPN's Greg Easterbrook know that if you're 1st and goal, and you run, run, run, you'll score a TD better than 75% of the time, but Mike McCarthy does not?

Stupid football. Foolish play calling. Learn how to call a run game Mike...
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#27 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 4:30:32 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
Why does ESPN's Greg Easterbrook know that if you're 1st and goal, and you run, run, run, you'll score a TD better than 75% of the time, but Mike McCarthy does not?

Stupid football. Foolish play calling. Learn how to call a run game Mike...


I'd bet McCarthys teams convert in the red zone/ goal line area at a higher percentage than most if not all other teams.
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#28 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 4:36:45 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Losing James Starks hurt. Johnathan Franklin did good, but would have been better if he could have been backed up by Starks.
Losing Jermichael Finley hurts the offense big time. I wonder if any Finley haters will acknowledge that yet.
Losing Clay Matthews III didn't help things either.

Bottom line, Packers were outplayed and are simply not a contender.

@jasonjwilde Bakhtiari misses cut block at the most critical time. Johnson deflects pass intended for Jones. #Packers will lose 34-30.


I'm pretty sure they are contenders if those guys are on the field. We just have bad luck with those injurys man..
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#29 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 5:25:28 PM(UTC)
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Another bizarre loss. It's depressing, but came within a hair of winning both games despite all the crap of officiating, poor O Line play, inconsistent defense, uncharacteristic interceptions, injuries to key players.

Maybe I'm overly optimistic, but even if it was this bad every week, I just don't see us losing to hardly anybody else. And does anybody really think all this crap is gonna happen on a consistent basis?
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#30 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 6:30:51 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: texaspackerbacker Go to Quoted Post
Another bizarre loss. It's depressing, but came within a hair of winning both games despite all the crap of officiating, poor O Line play, inconsistent defense, uncharacteristic interceptions, injuries to key players.

Maybe I'm overly optimistic, but even if it was this bad every week, I just don't see us losing to hardly anybody else. And does anybody really think all this crap is gonna happen on a consistent basis?


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Offline play2win  
#31 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 6:40:49 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: steveishere Go to Quoted Post
I'd bet McCarthys teams convert in the red zone/ goal line area at a higher percentage than most if not all other teams.


Oddly enough, we only rank 12th with a 64% conversion rate. Last year we were just a little better at 68%.

I think we all feel we should be up near the top, but we are not. I think that speaks to coaching and poor prep and game management.
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#32 Posted : Sunday, September 22, 2013 9:50:47 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
Oddly enough, we only rank 12th with a 64% conversion rate. Last year we were just a little better at 68%.

I think we all feel we should be up near the top, but we are not. I think that speaks to coaching and poor prep and game management.


Yes, what he said. This has been on my mind since (especially) mid season last year. Coaching staff needs to know when to get creative, and when fundemental needs to be the focal point. Mike McCarthy has become too routine and predictable. When fans are knowing what the play is - obviously the coach on the other sideline will pick up on it.

The problems run deeper than the playcalling obviously, but good place to start. Also helps to catch the damn ball!!
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#33 Posted : Tuesday, September 24, 2013 8:55:32 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
Oddly enough, we only rank 12th with a 64% conversion rate. Last year we were just a little better at 68%.

I think we all feel we should be up near the top, but we are not. I think that speaks to coaching and poor prep and game management.


http://www.teamrankings....ring-pct?date=2013-02-03

Looks like #1 last year and #11 this year so far. That doesn't seem bad to me considering we've faced 2 probably good defenses so far.
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