The Packers Are Super Bowl Material
They're Back Where Most Thought They'd Be
It's the ebb and flow of an NFL season. The Packers started with sky high hopes of making it to the Super Bowl. Then the injuries and poor play set in.
Well, guess what? The Packers are now in first place in the NFC North at 5-3. And while the offense still has a lot to work on...I'm going to say this team is still one of the top 3 contenders to represent the conference in Dallas.
Why not? Even with 8 of the 10 players on season-ending injured reserve playing defense, Coordinator Dom Capers is a witch doctor with the voodoo he's laying down. The first road shutout since 1991, to the ground and pound Jets...when you don't have Ryan Pickett, and with Mike Neal and Justin Harrell out for the year...and with 7th round rookie C.J. Wilson and cut before the first roster came out Jarius Wynn performing major roles? Simply amazing to ground the Jets with just 119 total yards rushing at 4.1 per pop, which included that ill-fated 17 yard fake punt.
You can't tell me that it's not shaping up like 2007 all over again. Other than the Giants, Saints and Falcons, who's better than the Packers right now? The Rams? The Seahawks? The Bucs? C'mon. Get real.
You beat Super Bowl contenders back to back, with the second a stronger opponent coming off a bye, away from home? It's shaping up to be another great run to January in Titletown.
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