Packers vs. Vikings: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay

September 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers helped the Minnesota Vikings christen their new home field, U.S. Bank Stadium, on Sunday night, and it proved to be a joyous occasion for the Vikings. 
Green Bay fell to its division rival 17-14, dropping the Packers to 1-1 on the season, while the Vikings are now undefeated at 2-0 and lead the NFC North. 
It was an ugly game on both sides of the ball for Green Bay. On offense, the Packers still appear to be struggling with some of the same issues that plagued them last season: Mike McCarthy's play calls are not complex, Aaron Rodgers can't complete deep passes and receivers can't gain separation. 
On the defensive side of the ball, the Packers are becoming injury-plagued.
Sam Shields did not start at cornerback due to a concussion, and Damarious Randall struggled being the top dog in his place. Defensive tackle Letroy Guion left the game and did not return, as the team confirmed in-game. Same thing for safety Morgan Burnett...

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