The Packers have much bigger problems than calling Jaire Alexander a coin flip

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The Packers have much bigger problems than calling Jaire Alexander a coin flip – Gudstory

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I like the idea of ​​NFL players becoming an honorary hometown captain. It would be a nice touch. A hometown kid who does good can get some love from his people. I’m pretty sure this isn’t currently standard NFL procedure. For Jaire Alexander to wander into midfield, uninvited, and then have the audacity to make a coin flip, that’s pretentious even for a cornerback.

Speaking to the media after the match, he said that he decided to go out with the leaders just before the start of the match. green bay packers’ Week 16, 33-30 win over Carolina Panthers Because he’s from Charlotte. Alexander also called lots that day and won. However, he didn’t know what to say next and nearly cost the Packers an offensive possession.

I said, ‘I want our defense to be there,’ and they all looked at me like I was crazy. Alexander told the media. “And I was like, ‘I mean, what you said is pretty simple.’ Like, I want the defense to be there, and they’re like, ‘You mean delay?’ I’m like, ‘Yes.’ I guess.'”

The referee saved it, because if it was interpreted that Alexander was electing for his team to start the game with the opening kick, the Panthers could have elected to take the opening kick, and get it again after half-time. The goal of electing to postpone is to place the onus on the loser of the toss to choose to receive the opening kick, thus giving the winning team a choice of which end zone to defend as well as the choice of receiving the ball to initiate the second kick. half. Alexander was a captain during his final season at Louisville in 2017, so I don’t know how he forgot the coin toss protocol.

Not because I resent him. His astonishment after seeing everyone within his reach looking at him like he had just slapped an awards show presenter created an image in my mind that I can go to whenever I’m having a bad day. On top of that, I also discovered how much Packers fans hated the team’s defensive coordinator.

Maybe Matt LaFleur found Alexander’s near miss funny or maybe not. The Packers’ head coach decided to suspend the team’s best cornerback for their Week 17 game vs Minnesota Vikings. The reason is “behaviour harmful to the team.” On Wednesday, Lafleur told the media: “There are standards that we all bear responsibility for.” Packers fans pounced on Xwitter to question LaFleur’s standards for his struggling defense.

Defensive coordinator Joe Barry is clearly in the doghouse of most cowards. According to the team’s owners, the taxpayers of Green Bay, Wisconsin, accountability must start with this yearly disappointing defense. Search quotes and replies to any post about the comment. Packers fans would rather see accountability than true institutional failure. A defense using one of the best pass rushers in the NFL — Rashan Gary — can’t stop the big rusher. Until the YouTube chat that accompanied LaFleur’s press conference at the podium was filled with comments wanting a change in defensive coordinator.

The Packers committed no turnovers against a Panthers team that had two wins and still allowed 30 points. One of the worst offenses in the NFL was down 14 points with less than 12 minutes left in the fourth quarter and still managed to tie the game. Regardless of Alexander’s impending failure due to ineptitude, the referees allowed the Packers to postpone the opener. It was Green Bay’s defense that allowed the Panthers to score 22 points in the second half.

Regarding the reason for Alexander’s suspension, LaFleur told the media that “it’s never one thing,” while also denying that it had anything to do with the NFL’s highest-paid cornerback missing an extended period of time in 2023 due to injury. He also said that Alexander’s suspension was not due to him taking on unspecified duties before the match.

La Flor does not owe the public any concrete explanation for his decision. However, fans can also let their speculation run wild as to why one of the Packers’ highest-paid defensive players was suspended for the second-to-last game of the season when they are still mathematically alive in the playoff hunt. Also, why doesn’t it matter.

The only objective fact in Week 17 was that the Packers viewed making their team worse as an inevitable move.


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