Jordan Love was drafted in the first round of the 2020 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers. During the first game of the 2022 NFL preseason he went: 13-of-24 passing with 176 yards and two touchdowns. He also had three interceptions against the 49ers. Love certainly showed signs of growth during his two quarters of play. However turning the ball over on three consecutive drives leaves things to be desired. Overall, though, LaFleur said he was “pleased” with Love’s performance and felt the blame for the interceptions fell more so on the receivers than the quarterback.
Mat LaFleur’s Comments On Jordan Love:
“I think two of those you can totally take off him,” LaFleur said of the first two interceptions that bounced off receivers’ hands. “The third one, we had two busted routes because the ball really shouldn’t have gone there on that play, but he had nowhere else to go with the football, and he forced it in there and the defender made a good play. We’ve just got to clean up everything around him. We say it all the time about quarterbacks, they’re going to get too much credit when we do well and they’re going to get a lot of the blame when we don’t, and that’s just the reality of playing that position in this league. But I was pleased with Jordan’s performance.
Full Video of his press conference below:
What do we want to see going forward?
In game two we would like to see more consistency. There were multiple throws that just missed the wide receiver on Friday night. At the same time there were some absolute darts that made him look like that true first round selection. At the end of the day Jordan Love looks much improved from last year, that is extremely important. Jordan Love has two more opportunities to show what he can do this preseason in order for the front office to really gauge where he is at.
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