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GREEN BAY,Womens Amari Cooper Jersey, five-game stretch that has dropped the Green Bay Packers to a .500 record is that many players in the locker room know what
,Womens Marshawn Lynch Jersey, Wis. (AP) -- A bright spot to the rough
it's like to dig out of a similar hole.
A year ago,Authentic Jerry Rice Jersey, riding a four-game losing streak before a trip to Pennsylvania for a prime-time matchup against the Eagles.,Authentic Reuben Foster Jersey, the Packers were 4-6 after 10 games
The 27-13 victory over Philadelphia started a six-game winning streak that carried Green Bay to another NFC North title.
Fast forward to 2017 and the Packers (5-5) have lost four of five - capped by a 23-0 defeat at home to the Baltimore Ravens - going into a night game on Sunday against the
surging Pittsburgh Steelers.
The biggest difference this season - the Packers have to start a new streak without injured quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
,Womens Reuben Foster Jersey,''Adversity experiences are all definitely things you can pay forward because you have to know what it feels like, you know what it smells like, you know what it looks like
coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday.
their prep. But we know it takes a lot more than that to win
,''At the end of the day,'' he added. ''I can't say enough about their work ethic, this is its own unique situation
First and foremost, who is recovering from a broken right collarbone., they need to limit mistakes on offense with Brett Hundley starting for Rodgers
The once-potent Packers hit a new low last week against the Ravens with five turnovers. Hundley accounted for three interceptions and a fumble. He was sacked six times.
Green Bay was shut out for the first time in 11 seasons .
'' receiver Jordy Nelson said this week . ''It's everyone continuing to grind at it and get better
,''It's not one thing that's causing our problems or else we'd have it fixed
and go out and play to the best of their ability.''
whose ability to buy time with his scrambling allows Nelson and other receivers to get open when the pocket breaks down.,The margin for error is smaller without Rodgers
Hundley, lacks the kind of experience and savvy that makes Rodgers so successful.,Authentic Joe Montana Jersey, in his third year in the system but going into just his fifth NFL start
'' McCarthy said.,Authentic Amari Cooper Jersey,''Brett's fine. He's working hard,Authentic Marshawn Lynch Jersey, he's doing exactly what he's supposed to be doing. He's spending the extra time, he's got his nose down
at least of yet,Womens Joe Montana Jersey,The confidence in Hundley in the locker room remains high,Authentic Sean Taylor Jersey, McCarthy has said. What the Packers haven't had,Womens Sean Taylor Jersey, is the kind of confidence-building, ''run-the-
table'' statement that Rodgers made the week before the start of the six-game winning streak.
especially after the two-time NFL MVP backed it up with perhaps the best stretch of
,Anyone could make such proclamations. It means more when it comes from the respected Rodgers
football in his brilliant career.
The challenge for Sunday is to try to spark a similar run in a night game on national television at rowdy Heinz Field.
including linebacker Clay Matthews (groin) and defensive lineman Kenny Clark (ankle).,Green Bay's defense could be without key injured players
and Hundley is coming off his worst game as a starter.,The offense is down to its third starter at running back because of injuries
'' Matthews said.,''Obviously not where we anticipated or sought to be at the beginning of the season
''But ... at 4-6 last year, we obviously overcame a lot to win eight in a row. It's a little different this year in that respect, we've got a great
, but at the same time
opportunity in front of us.''
DL Kenny Clark (ankle) and RB Ty Montgomery (ribs) did not participate in practice. Matthews said he might be a game-time decision. ''It's one of those things
that we may not want to push it as well and set myself back, but we'll probably take it up to the game.'' ... The Packers got
,Womens Jerry Rice Jersey,'' he said. ''I can't give you a realistic answer
where CB Kevin King (shoulder) was limited while S Morgan Burnett (groin) was a full participant. Both players missed the Ravens game.,good news in the secondary