From the Green Bay 40, the Titans went for it on fourth-and-5, but Mariota's pass was incomplete, and the Packers took over with 10 seconds to go. Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said it's all about creating opportunities, and his Packers know they have to be better at protecting the ball against an aggressive defense like Tennessee. Like last week I expect them to get their offense going in time to catch up. They have lost back-to-back games and are 4-3-1 against the spread this season, but they are 2-1 ATS on the road. But a holding penalty on G Lane Taylor on first-and-goal pushed the Packers back to the 19, and a third-down pass for Nelson in the back of the end zone was knocked away.
Murray was reportedly dealing with some soreness in his foot following last week's game. An unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty gave the Titans a cheap first down and Mariota took advantage of a busted coverage and ill-advised gamble by cornerback Quinten Rollins to hit Tajae Sharpe for a 33-yard touchdown. The Titans have allowed 12 sacks this season, tied for the second-lowest total in the league. The pass rush got going in a big way as Morgan and Orakpo each got home. He's a worthy flex play in a good matchup.
This is an area where the athletic Matthews could especially help.
But, although the Packers have dropped 11 spots in that area, they've gone from the No. 21 run defense in 2015 to a dominant No. 2, best in the NFC. But McCarthy says it was more an issue about not being detailed and consistent enough in adverse situations.
Packers: Remain on the road, facing the Washington Redskins. When Matthews is in the lineup, his versatility allows the Packers to use him in ways other than rushing the passer. Green Bay managed to sack Andrew Luck just twice last week despite the Colts' porous offensive line.
Melvin Gordon ran and ran and ran some more for the San Diego Chargers, not stopping until he'd gotten a career-high 196 yards. Starks hasn't played since his October 16 knee surgery to fix a torn meniscus. Cook has been out since Week 3, while Starks has missed about a month.
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#3 Super stats (without the wins): The Packers pass-happy attack minus Eddie Lacy and James Starks has netted some impressive stats without the wins.
Meanwhile, wide receiver Randall Cobb won't have the limitations that McCarthy placed on him last week as he battled a hamstring injury.
Quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Marcus Mariota lead potent offenses against suspect defenses.
Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey said they want a second defender coming in and stripping the ball and tipping more passes to create opportunities.
It's nice how a game plan of more dinking and dunking, less gunslinging has transformed Stafford. The front seven has been missing linebacker Clay Matthews the last couple weeks because of a sore hamstring, and it's unclear when he might return.