"He braced himself. So I was fine with what Clay did".
The Green Bay Packers held practice for the first time this week on Thursday without a pair of starters while the team prepares for Sunday's road game against the Washington Redskins. How can you calculate how much weight a defender puts on a quarterback?
Depth has also been replenished at running back, where Aaron Jones figures to return on Sunday after missing the season's first two games after being suspended by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
That broke a tie at 100 with Marshall Faulk and Shaun Alexander and moved him alone into seventh place in National Football League history behind Emmitt Smith's record of 164. "I understand the spirit of the rule, I said that weeks prior". When you have a hit like that, that's a football play.
"I even went up to Alex Smith after the game, asked him, 'What do you think? What can I do differently?"
The Packers have a lot to figure out three games into the 2018 season.
The Redskins and Packers both struggled in the red zone last week. This is of course easier said than done but at the very least, Hall has confidence that Washington's defense will step up against Rodgers.
The rookie appeared to be in line to open the season as the starter inside alongside Blake Martinez when he hurt his shoulder during warmups before a preseason game last month in Oakland. The game ended in a tie. For more data and analysis from the game, utilize our Premium Stats 2.0 dashboard to expand your knowledge on the key players, signature stats and much more.
After a short completion, Fabian Moreau stripped the ball away and Josh Norman recovered at the Packers 46. The Packers traded for Antonio Morrison from the Colts to help with depth at inside linebacker after Burks went down. "You could see him progressing through training camp, so it will be great to get him back out there".
"I've been playing this game for over 20 years, that's how you tackle".
"We're still in a day-by-day mode, I mean, just how he's progressing", Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said. "I [told] them today, we play with that type of energy and that type of effort every week, we're pretty risky".
Wrolstad told a pool reporter that Matthews could have done more to avoid the flag. It will be best to wait a game or two before going all-in with Gordon, whose upside has never looked better now that he is with a franchise who can help him mature on and off the field.
With limited mobility, Rodgers was knocked around by the Vikings' top defence for four sacks and nine quarterback hits.
"I said, 'I'm not asking for a call here. He moved out of the pocket more than probably I would like, but I really won't know the extent (of how he's feeling) until tomorrow".
"Was that the one where Aaron got suplexed?" he said.