September 1, 2014

Packers move past Seattle, and on to New Orleans

Rodgers and the Packers turn their attention to the Saints

While the “Fail Mary” and it’s effects are still being talked about and highly debated, the Green Bay Packers can no longer linger about what happened Monday night.

The next major test for the team comes this Sunday when the New Orleans Saints come to town.

The Saints have struggled with their own controversies, seeing a number of players suspended during the off-season, and head coach Sean Payton suspended for the entire 2012 – 2013 season.

“Looking into a mirror” is how defensive tackle B.J. Raji described the week four matchup.

Audio: Raji talks about how both teams are similar :14

With Sunday’s game against the potentially powerful Saints looming ahead, the Packers held their first practice of the week.  This practice, which introduced the game plan for Sunday’s game, helped the team move on according to wide receiver Randall Cobb.

Audio: Cobb talks about moving on and practice today :12

Linebacker A.J. Hawk believes the shorter week will also help the team move on.

Audio: Hawk on short week helping Packer move on :14

Last season’s opening game saw the Saints travel to Green Bay, which resulted in a Packers 42 – 34 shootout victory.  Cobb believes the Packers’ offense can replicate last season’s week one win, while the defense will not allow the same result.

Audio: Cobb on potential for 2011 week one repeat :13

The Green Bay Packers look to leave Monday night and all of its controversy behind them as Drew Brees and the 0-3 New Orleans Saints visit Lambeau Field.