The Green Bay Packers won an overtime thriller in Cincinnati that had everything including multiple missed field goals from both kickers, Davante Adams record breaking day receiving, and some stellar defense. The Packers defense held their own all game and in six second half possessions, the Packers only allowed one touchdown drive. With lots of injuries in the secondary, other guys had to step up. The recent signing of veteran linebacker De’Vondre Campbell has taken this defense to another level. It has filled a major hole at the ILB position. Campbell was flying around the field all afternoon again. But, this time Campbell also added a huge interception on the first drive of overtime.
Aaron Rodgers couldn’t contain his excitement on the sideline. In this tweet, Rodgers spoke to a teammate and said “How in the hell was this guy on the street? It was a great pickup by our personnel staff.” This is a nice change of pace in the drama that is the front office versus Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers seems to be pleased about some of these off-season moves, especially that of Randall Cobb and De’Vondre Campbell. Lets hope Jaylon Smith can have a similar impact with this defense. Which is quietly ranked number six in the NFL right now.