Jason Wilde breaks down three keys for the Green Bay Packers when they host the Washington Redskins on Sunday at Lambeau Field in Green Bay.
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It’s hard to imagine a less intimidating offense coming into Lambeau Field than the crew Washington will put out there, a unit that ranks dead last in the NFL in scoring (14.4 points per game), dead last in total offense (262.4 yards per game), dead last in passing offense (163.0 per game), dead last in third-down efficiency (26.5 percent) and second-to-last in red-zone efficiency (35.7 percent).
There are probably trickier ways to change a play call at the line of scrimmage than the shouting of “Big Dog! Big Dog!” Aaron Rodgers did before throwing a touchdown to veteran right end Marcedes Lewis — aka, Big Dog — but give Rodgers this much: It worked just fine on his 1-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter of last week’s 31-13 win over the New York Giants.
Northern Iowa and South Dakota State will meet for the seventh time since 2015 Saturday in a second-round FCS playoff game in Brookings, S.D.
Twelve games into the season, it’s pretty clear what the Packers’ defensive brand is: Get after the quarterback, thrive off turnovers, and play strong red-zone defense. Of course, part of that brand has also been their inability to stop the run and their propensity for giving up big plays. While certainly defensive coordinator Mike Pettine would prefer his unit to be a take-no-prisoners group, he’ll settle for continuing with the current formula if dominant performances aren’t in the cards.
Nico Mannion suffered back spasms in the Wooden Legacy last weekend.