Green Bay Packers: 4 biggest headaches in 2021 season

Green Bay Packers Maurice Drayton special teams assistant coach Maurice Drayton is shown during the second quarter of their game Sunday, December 25, 2018 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. The Chicago Bears beat the Green Bay Packers 24-17.MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINELPackers17 33 Hoffman
Green Bay Packers Maurice Drayton special teams assistant coach Maurice Drayton is shown during the second quarter of their game Sunday, December 25, 2018 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. The Chicago Bears beat the Green Bay Packers 24-17.MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINELPackers17 33 Hoffman /
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GREEN BAY, WI – DECEMBER 22: Mason Crosby #2 of the Green Bay Packers and Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers chase down the ball after a blocked field goal attempt at Lambeau Field on December 22, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Steelers defeated the Packers 38-31. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WI – DECEMBER 22: Mason Crosby #2 of the Green Bay Packers and Troy Polamalu #43 of the Pittsburgh Steelers chase down the ball after a blocked field goal attempt at Lambeau Field on December 22, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Steelers defeated the Packers 38-31. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) /

Packers’ biggest headaches: Special teams

Yuck. What else is there to say about the Packers’ (not so) special teams.

Outside of punting, they’ve struggled in every facet at some point this season. Missed field goals? Check. Blocked field goals? Check. Poor returns? Check. Poor kickoff coverage? Check. The list could go on and on.

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PFF grades their special teams unit as 31st in the NFL. It’s surprising they haven’t directly cost Green Bay a game so far this season, but it’s probably only a matter of time. Coordinator Maurice Drayton had in his hands full when he took over the unit this season, but they haven’t improved from their previous horrid position. If anything, they’ve gotten worse.