3 Packers to blame for brutal loss to Raiders in Week 5

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2. Matt LaFleur

What is the Packers' offensive identity? Matt LaFleur didn't seem to have a clue on Monday Night Football. He started with a heavy dose of the ground game, and AJ Dillon found some rhythm. Then, LaFleur went away from that and got cute with some head-scratching plays, like an end-around to Christian Watson that lost five yards.

Green Bay had no answer for Maxx Crosby and seemingly no idea how to attack a Raiders defense that had given up points for fun in the opening four games. The Raiders had allowed 25.5 points per game entering Week 5, but the Packers could manage only 13.

The Packers barely tested a struggling Raiders secondary. It's possible to throw against this defense, especially given the injuries they are dealing with. But LaFleur kept going short in the passing game, almost as an overcorrection to last week's offensive line issues.

Yes, it's a young offense. We were to expect performances like this. But this offense has no identity. What is one thing they do well? LaFleur didn't do enough to get the ball in the hands of Romeo Doubs and Christian Watson. Doubs had one target. Backup running back Patrick Taylor had five.

This offense has so many problems, and it falls on LaFleur.