It was about this time, three years ago when Aaron Rodgers went on ESPN Milwaukee and told Green Bay Packers fans to “R-E-L-A-X”
This year, us Packers fans aren’t quite as fortunate to get a reassuring message from A-Rod, but I’m here to tell you why his old advice still rings true in this situation. Obviously, the loss to Atlanta on Sunday night went wrong in just about every possible way.
The offense couldn’t get going for almost the entirety of the game. The defense looked frighteningly similar to last year’s squad that struggled all season long and got ripped to shreds in the NFC Championship. Oh, how could I forget about the injuries? Packers were dropping like flies.
Mike Daniels, Jordy Nelson, Randall Cobb, Damarious Randall, Kentrell Brice, Davon House, and Jahri Evans all went down. To make things even worse, starting offensive linemen David Bakhtiari and Bryan Bulaga didn’t even play.
Even so, it’s time for the Packers fans to stop panicking, and realize that things will improve as this season goes on. Here’s three reasons why.