Playing for the NFC North Division title on Sunday night at Lambeau Field, Packers coach Mike McCarthy decided to shake things up on offense. Unfortunately for the Green Bay Packers, the results were the same and the Minnesota Vikings came away with a 20-13 victory and their first NFC North title since 2009.
With David Bakhtiari sidelined for the second straight week with an ankle injury, McCarthy decided to move Pro Bowl left guard Josh Sitton out to left tackle, a position he hasn’t played since high school. The Packers went with Lane Taylor at left guard in Sitton’s vacated spot.
McCarthy’s game plan was to run the ball. He started the game using double-tight ends and either two backs and a single receiver or one back and two receivers. [Read more…]