It’s been a rough week for Cheeseheads around the world following the disheartening loss of quite possibly one of the top handful of quarterbacks of all time as Green Bay’s odds of winning the NFC North have taken a precipitous dip.
But is that reason enough for Packer backers to throw in the towel and start planning for 2018?
Well, let’s look at the facts. The Packers are 4-2 in a division devoid of one dominant squad capable of leaving their competitor’s in the dust over the next few weeks.
Secondly, the NFL as a whole is especially parity-driven this season with just about every team, with the exception of the Chiefs and Eagles, showing their Jekyll-and-Hyde tendencies from one week to the next.
So, while our chances of running away with the North have been considerably reduced, that shouldn’t justify diehard supporters putting their collective tails between their legs and calling it a year.
Yes, the Packers can still make this a meaningful season in a watered-down NFL even with their ever-growing list of injuries at multiple positions.
So, toss aside the box of Kleenex and let’s countdown the top five reasons to believe in a successful turnaround.