Green Bay, WI Teams always want to be playing their best when they head into the postseason. The Packers are not. In fact, they've given us no indication they can turn things around within the next week. They're going to have to though. Their playoff road begins at Washington next Sunday, 3:40 kickoff, after losing to the Vikings 20-13 at Lambeau.
"I think we're in a situation where we have to prove to ourselves we can win the big games," QB Aaron Rodgers said. "And I think there's a belief in there but we have to prove it to ourselves. And, we can go on a run."
"Yeah, we have a really good football team," said safety Morgan Burnett. "Like I said, its a week-to-week league. If you don't believe that you can turn around, you're in the wrong business because this business requires you to have confidence. And I have confidence in this team. Like I said, it should be a fun ride."
"We've got to come in here, we've got to get back to work," James Jones said, who had 4 catches for a season-high 102 yards. "I mean, we've got everything we need in this locker room. We just need people to believe in each other. And you know, once we get it rolling its going to be hard to stop us. So we've just got to find a way to get it rolling."
"I mean, we've got plenty of options of things to find," lineman Josh Sitton said. "We haven't really found much throughout the year. I guess the options are endless."
Rodgers added, "we're 16 games in. So you kind of are who you are. But we've got to find a way to put it together for four quarters."
Rodgers had another sub-par game, throwing for 291 yards on 28-for-44 passing with one touchdown and one interception.
Again, 20-13 your final math. The Vikings a winner over the Packers. Its the first time since 1968 the Packers have been swept at home by their division.