Basically win/loss back and forth for the first six. Though I'm hoping that can actually beat the Broncos.
The Defense is what we thought it is. To me, the biggest issues there is over expectations from the fans. Getting all wrapped up in hype and 1st round picks (even if they play like 4th round picks) and actually having unrealistic expectations. In this scheme, the defense will rise and fall based on opponents OLs. And Packers defensive lacks talent even if they have a lot of 1st round picks.
And reminder, the defense basically has little to no 2nd, 3rd nor 4th round picks... in football, quantity is important.
And this defense is strong on the back end and weak up front by design, so you need some dominant DL and the Packers simply don't have it. And I loved Clark, but he's gotten worse little by little every year since 2018 and it's catching up to him, he's seemingly just an average player right now.
On offense, the team is worse than I thought, the OL is getting worse and worse... it seems like Gute is good at finding athletes, but horrible at finding interior linemen (both sides of the ball). I knew Myers and Newman wouldn't be pretty, but I did not expect it to be that ugly, and their rookie years were their best.
But I did expect some growing pains in the passing game, but did not expect this much pain in the run game.
My prediction of 7 games still seems reasonable (I thought 10 was possible if everything was prefect, but it wouldn't be perfect and lose 2-4 close ones based on youth). Of course, I expected Bakhtiari to play and the IOL to be half decent.
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