Though Playing Well, Rodgers Must Work on Avoiding Sacks : Packers Insider

Though Playing Well, Rodgers Must Work on Avoiding Sacks

October 9, 2009 by  
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By Pistol Pete Dougherty, Press-Gazette
Oct. 8th, 2009

Aaron Rodgers is putting up good numbers in his second season as a starting quarterback in the NFL, better than last year.

But he’s having trouble in one area that’s compounded the Green Bay Packers’ problems in pass protection. He’s getting sacked at an alarming rate, and while the pass blocking has been brutal, Rodgers shares responsibility for the league-leading 20 sacks the Packers have allowed this season.  

The skeptics would like to deflect the blame for 5 sacks a game onto the QB, but the fact is this OL has been the worst in the NFL by a mile

The skeptics would like to deflect the blame for 5 sacks a game onto the QB, but the fact is this OL has been the worst in the NFL by a mile

Rodgers has been sacked 14 times in the Packers’ two losses, including Monday night at Minnesota, when he waited too long to throw on at least three of the Vikings’ eight sacks.

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