Despite holding the Las Vegas Raiders to a mere 17 points in Week 5, the Green Bay Packers’ offense fell short of securing a much-needed victory, leaving them with a disappointing 2-3 record as they head into their bye week.
This offensive letdown was particularly disheartening, given the 11-day break the team had since their last game. During this break, head coach Matt LaFleur discussed the importance of self-scouting and making necessary adjustments. Moreover, the Raiders came into the game with the 29th-ranked passing defense and were missing two of their key cornerbacks. Despite these factors seemingly favoring the Packers, Jordan Love and the passing game struggled significantly.
Here are five winners and losers from the Green Bay Packers frustrating Week 5 loss at the hands of the Las Vegas Raiders.
As the Packers enter their bye week, they face a critical period of introspection. Their schedule was expected to be relatively favorable during this stretch, but if they’re losing to struggling teams now, it raises concerns about their performance as the season unfolds.
Before turning our gaze toward the future, let’s take a moment to reflect on the ups and downs of the Packers’ Week 5 contest. Here, we’ll examine five winners and losers in this frustrating loss.