QB Watch, Week 10: Can the Packers survive their biggest injury yet?
The year 2017 has perhaps been one of the weirdest years in recent memory for the NFL, from Ray Lewis winning his swan song Super Bowl to off-field incidents, on-field incidents, locker room incidents and performance enhancers. But perhaps no event is bigger on the actual outcome of the season than the injury to Aaron Rodgers.
Green Bay has been mum on the timetable for Rodgers return, either because the Packers don’t know or they don’t want to say. At 5-3 and now in third place in the NFC North, if they can’t win without Rodgers, there will be no reason to rush him back onto the field if they find themselves out of the playoff race when he’s ready to return.
After that, Fisher and Schottenheimer put Austin back in his box. He played just 15 of 55 total offensive snaps for the Rams, albeit very productive ones. The Rams have a bye week to watch the game tape again and again, and maybe Fisher and Schottenheimer can talk themselves into doing more with the eighth overall pick. Or maybe they’ll just see it as a way to eat up more yardage and kick more field goals.
Too soon for Gruden talk?
Jon Gruden coaching rumors are the centerpiece of the annual NFL coaching carousel, but insiders who curate the rumor shop usually don’t breakout the Grinder garland until the end of December. Not this year. Hearing Gruden’s name mentioned in NFL rumors while you’re still eating Halloween candy is early, but Hanson Brothers Cheap Jerseys it’s not especially surprising. What was surprising are the teams mentioned in Hot Cheap Jerseys connection with This Guy, well one of the teams mentioned: Atlanta.
It was actually Atlanta and Oakland that Jason LaCanfora mentioned, via league sources, as the two potential destinations for Chuckie. It’s possible that Al Davis actually paid Gruden to hang out with Mark Davis and act enthusiastic about it. But the Falcons?