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NFL Week 7: Green Bay Packers Report Card vs. Minnesota Vikings

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NFL Week 7: Green Bay Packers Report Card vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Sunday's coaching was sufficient to earn a fourth road win in 2011

A 6-0 team going against a 1-5 team may look like a mismatch, but a quick preview of the game could tell otherwise.

The game played out almost as expected, with the Vikings winning the ground battles and the Packers the air battles.

Just like in modern warfare, the superior air power has the advantage.

Once again, the coaching took the air out of the Packers offense after getting a lead, and it almost cost them.

But at the end of the game, it could be argued that the live practices they use fourth-quarter leads for are paying off.

Mid-game adjustments and opening schemes were not the problem, as Packers coaches were once again ahead of their counterparts. However, the Packers were not ready to play from the snap. That is on the coaches and the players.

After looking foolish on the first defensive play, Green Bay woke up.

In the end, more good than bad expressed as a grade would be a B, and that opening play makes it a B-.

But what would be the grades of each position?

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