Packers misplaced at fingers of division rival with out even enjoying on Sunday
The Packers didn’t play on Sunday, however they nonetheless took an enormous L. Their 2022 season is a complete lot of scorching rubbish at this level.
The Green Bay Packers ought to be wanting towards 2023 at this level, and Sunday was simply additional affirmation of that. With out even enjoying on Sunday, the Detroit Lions twisted the knife for Packers followers.
Although the Packers had a possibility on Thursday to extend their odds of qualifying for the playoffs to twenty %, the Packers misplaced to the Titans and their playoff odds fell to 5 %. After Sunday’s video games, these odds rose just slightly to six percent in response to FiveThirtyEight.
However a fast take a look at the division standings paints a miserable image, because the Lions’ inconceivable win over the Giants on Sunday afternoon lifted them above the Packers within the NFC North.
The Lions have received three in a row and at the moment are 4-6 heading into their annual Thanksgiving afternoon recreation. The Packers are 4-7. After all, the Lions already handed the Packers a authentic L in Week 9, however now they’ve handed them a proverbial one by leaping them within the standings.
Sure, the identical Lions who began the season 1-7.
Packers are taking Ls left and proper
The Packers having simply 4 wins at this level within the yr is unhealthy sufficient, however they’re taking Ls on and off the sector. Conceding the second slot within the NFC North to the Lions feels very unhealthy, and the Packers took an L on Sunday as nicely when Adam Schefter reported Green Bay is no longer in the running for Odell Beckham Jr. as a result of they aren’t aggressive sufficient.
Inexperienced Bay has been so unhealthy that the wins are stacking up on and off the sector. At this level, you must ask what the franchise’s plan is. Does Aaron Rodgers actually need to run it again when he might simply simply retire? If he does, the place is the expertise on this workforce that can hold them aggressive?
Shedding on Thursday was unhealthy sufficient, however seeing the Lions win on Sunday? Even worse. And now, with the Lions enjoying on Thursday, they’ve an opportunity of gaining one other recreation on the Packers earlier than they get one other shot in opposition to the Eagles on Sunday.
Relaxation in Peace to any probabilities at pleasure for Packers followers in 2022. Higher luck subsequent yr.