Miracle Finish Saves Green Bay, but Big Problems Still Loom for Hobbled Packers

December 4, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Happy birthday, Aaron Rodgers.
On a night when it appeared that the reeling Green Bay Packers were about to be dealt another devastating blow, their MVP quarterback reached back (quite literally) and propelled his team to a 27-23 win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field that kept the Pack in the thick of the NFC North race.
But while Rodgers' 61-yard Hail Mary throw to Richard Rodgers will be celebrated by giddy Cheeseheads and no doubt played ad nauseam on highlight shows from now until the next Hail Mary completion, there are a few shadows among the sunlight.
Yes, the Packers won the game. But that doesn't change the fact all is not well in Titletown.
Might as well get this out of the way.
Yes, it's a great play. The sort of miraculous finish that makes the NFL so fun to watch. The latest chapter in the Book of Aaron.
But if you sweep away the confetti from the celebration, the fact remains the Packers should have dropped their fifth game out of the...

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