The Green Bay Packers are coming off of a loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday Night Football. They lost by a score of 17-13 on the road. The Packers’ offense did not show full capability by only scoring 13 points. But the defense showed some bright spots on Monday night.
Speaking of the offense, one wide receiver spoke about the number of plays he made. Despite how many mistakes the Green Bay Packers made on the offensive side. Matt Schneidman was the first to report on the comment made by Packers wideout Christian Watson:
Green Bay Packers WR Comments On Plays Made In Loss To The Raiders
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Christian Watson was the primary target on Monday night. He had three catches for 91 yards in the loss to the Raiders. Watson may have meant to say that he could have made more plays based on how many times he was targeted during the game. Romeo Doubs looks to be the number one wide receiver but only had one reception for four yards.
The Packers’ offensive line protected Jordan Love pretty well. They just could not get much going for them on offense on Monday night. Aaron Jones was inactive for the game against Las Vegas due to a hamstring injury. Instead, running back AJ Dillon had to step in with 20 carries for 76 yards. Tight end Luke Musgrave had six catches for 34 yards as well.
Jordan Love Stats Through Week 5
Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love has a 55.6% completion percentage. He currently has thrown for 1,083 yards, eight touchdowns, and six interceptions. He added to his pick total on Monday night with three that did not look good. The first interception was the worst as he threw straight to a Raiders’ linebacker that put them on them in the red zone.
Of course, he has the comeback against the New Orleans Saints under his belt. But improvement each week is what the coaches and fans of the Green Bay Packers are looking for. They are the youngest team in the league, and there will be moments of adversity or struggle during this season. Even though the Packers have not shown much on offense, it does not mean that they cannot or will not improve.
What Is Next For The Packers?
The Packers, now sitting at 2-3, are going into a bye week. After that time, they will face the Denver Broncos, who have the 32nd-ranked defense overall in the NFL. The improvements or changes on offense need to be made rather sooner than later. Fans would hope that Green Bay can beat the worst defense in the league in two weeks. The next three opponents are not very strong and sit toward the bottom, which is good for Green Bay.
There are things that the Green Bay Packers offense can work on. Getting healthy would be a start for some key areas on the offensive side that could help them get back to where they need to be. Hopefully, when the Packers hit the field again, we see an energized and rejuvenated team in Week 7.
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