Packers: Three standout performances from Week 11 loss to Colts

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Top performers for the Packers in Week 11 loss.

It was a tale of two halves for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. In the first half, Green Bay’s offense looked like it couldn’t be stopped. The only thing that slowed the Packers offense were turnovers.

Head coach Matt LaFleur was making the right calls and even the defense seemed as if it had finally hit its stride.

Then halftime came.

After the break, the defense returned back to its ways as the Indianapolis Colts ran the ball right down Green Bay’s throat while the offense was stuck in neutral running only a total of six plays with their first two possessions.

The offense that put up 28 points on a very good Colts defense could get nothing going and added only three points the rest of the game.

The biggest back-breaker were the turnovers though. It’s not like an Aaron Rodgers led team to have four turnovers in a game. Three fumbles and and interception were vital in the Packers’ three-point loss.

Despite the three turnovers in regulation, the Packers were still on the cusp of victory.

You can blame the fumble by Marquez Valdes-Scantling if you like, it was what led to the score. But it is here where the Packers actually lost the game.

After a 47-yard bomb to MVS, the Packers were right at the end of Mason Crosby’s range for a field goal. Rodgers then connected with Davante Adams and got the team down inside the 15-yard line.

I was dumbfounded with the spike once in the red zone. Sure, the clock was running but with Rodgers and three chances to win the game, I would have taken my chances. Instead, Rodgers clocked the ball and took away a chance.

Two plays later the team couldn’t get the ball into the end zone, the field goal was kicked and then overtime. I don’t really need to re-hash what happened after that. It was a heartbreaking defeat. But it really shouldn’t have gotten to that point.

The season is not lost and the Packers are still easily ahead in the NFC North. This was a tough loss to take but from it can come some good.

And here are the players I feel were the top performers from Week 11.