"He made a number of good runs for us a year ago". "The one on me, I don't think that's roughing the passer, either".
Of course, the penalty on Clay Matthews didn't help. Critics questioned how a defender could avoid putting his weight on an opponent during a sack or a tackle.
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy told the media, "I know what Aaron gives us, but his role will be secondary". That's not roughing the passer. "Rules 12, Section 2, Article 9 (b)". However, by playing on it, it now appears there's a chance the injury could get worse.
Spared an early Green Bay offensive outburst, the Redskins started to feel more comfortable offensively.
This week's total again drops for the Packers and sits at 45.5, down a half-point from last week's total of 46.
Rodgers said he did not get up from the turf after the hit from Kendricks looking for a penalty. The Rams defense has not only replaced the Seahawks as the NFC's most dominant unit, but may be the best the National Football League has to offer. That number must improve if the Pack hopes to defeat the Redskins on the road. Washington advanced the ball inside the Colts 25 three times and they settled for just two field goals. Luck was held under 200 yards and had two interceptions. Alex Smith is light years better than Mitchell Trubisky at the quarterback position, but that's about where the comparisons end for Washington and Chicago. Randall Cobb's catch is challenged by the Redskins. Brown is inactive for the second straight game. They will take on the Saints in New Orleans for a Monday night game on October 8. Redskins - 28 Packers - 17 at the end of the third. A holding call on Bryan Bulaga takes back a Rodgers-run first down. Kicking five field goals can't happen and Rodgers, as great as he is, bears some responsibility for that too. Redskins - 14 Packers - 3.
DeChambeau the man to beat at season-ending Tour Championship
After that, the top 30 advance to the Tour Championship, where the new strokes-based system will be put in place. For Woods to win the FedEx Cup, he'd have to pull off one of the most impressive victories of his career.
Alex Smith will forever be remembered as the player the San Francisco 49ers drafted instead of Aaron Rodgers in the 2005 NFL Draft. With Rodgers hurt, some of the chunk plays are missing from the offense and that plays right into the kind of game Washington wants to play. His runs opened the offense for Smith to make longer throws downfield. Why run the ball when you have a weapon like Aaron Rodgers?
Packers: DL Muhammad Wilkerson was carted off in the second quarter with an ankle injury.
The only way Washington is going to win this game is if it turns into a slugfest.
Which way will the Redskins go? RT Bryan Bulaga left with a back injury. The Packers say his return is questionable.
Washington is potentially a good pick in this game. JK Scott punts for Packers.
The Redskins, however, might not buy the notion that Jones will be eased back in. He lobbed a long pass to Allison, who caught it in stride and ran untouched for a 64-yard touchdown that kept Green Bay close at 21-10. He follows up with an eight-yard drive.