Episode 18 of APP
(Recap of Packers vs. Vikings)
X’s & O’s
This was a really cold game - 9 degrees was the game time temp I think. Hundley had yet to play in an actual “cold weather” game as a starter.
The cold weather and field conditions definitely helped slow down the vikings and helped out the packer defense.
The Packer offense seemed to be slipping and sliding all over the place for some reason though…
Hundley simply cannot complete a pass longer than 15 yards - it’s just terrible. I counted a half dozen long passes that were at least 5 yards off the mark to their intended receiver. Awful.
Hundley was so bad that he broke NFL records for futility at home.
The Vikings are basically the antithesis of the Packers in terms of roster construction:
2nd/3rd String QB who can actually play football competently
A good mix of young players, veterans and free agents
Trevor Davis is an enigma - he continues to fair catch punts inside the 5 yard line for some stupid reason and then he doesn’t even attempt to put a hand up to catch what appeared to be a really well thrown ball.
Poor Jordy Nelson - he’s lost a step and it’s painfully obvious that he is/was a product of Aaron Rodgers in some capacity.
The Vikings look like a paper champion - Keenum isn’t that good and that team is built for a dome, not outdoor cold weather.
Outside of Football stuff:
“The Packers front office (and I mean EVERYONE) has become fat, dumb, and lazy. It's time to give all of 1265 Lombardi Avenue an enima and start over from scracth.”
“The tube hill is cool and looked fun. I would like to see it bigger but its just a start.”
Bill Belichick is at it again - he scooped up a savvy veteran from an arch rival. And people wonder why the patriots get shit done during the season - they are constantly adding players during the ENTIRE season. ?