Recapping the Pack: Week 8 Links

Looking for a recap from last week’s game? Look no further. Each week, will compile the best local and national game coverage and put it in one spot. And when we say local, we don't just mean Wisconsin. We'll scour the headlines from the local media in the opponent’s market so you can get the breakdown from all angles. Make your first and only destination for all things Packers.


Fox 11: Rodgers throws 2 TDs as Packers beat Jaguars 24-15

The Green Bay blowout just about everyone had expected never materialized.
Aaron Rodgers connected with Donald Driver for a 4-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter, Mason Crosby made up for an earlier miss with a 25-yard field goal and Green Bay escaped with a surprisingly tough 24-15 victory Sunday over the NFL's worst team, the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Read more here. Green Bay breathes sigh of relief following Packers win

A tired-looking Packers team is relieved to have escaped with a 24-15 win against a Jaguars team no one expected to be driving for a potential game-winning touchdown with five minutes left to play in the game.

Looking ahead to the bye? Took the now 1-6 Jaguars lightly? Too many injuries to overcome? They were all theories that were posed as questions in Sunday’s postgame press conferences. McCarthy three times rejected the notion that injuries were at the root of the Packers’ ineffectiveness on offense.

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The Other Guys:

News 4 Jax: Jaguars fall to Green Bay, 24-15

No matter how many strides the Jacksonville Jaguars make, the same old mistakes cost them every time.

Blaine Gabbert had the first 300-yard game of his career Sunday, but he came up empty on key plays of two critical drives in the fourth quarter and the Green Bay Packers were able to hang on for a 24-15 win over the NFL's worst team.

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ESPN: Wrap-up: Packers 24, Jaguars 15

Fortunately for the Green Bay Packers, ugly and/or short-handed victories count the same as blowouts in the standings. This game against the Jacksonville Jaguars was a struggle from the start, but ultimately the Packers held on to win their third consecutive game and improve to 5-3.

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