Seemingly every week, Aaron Rodgers sporadically finds a new red-zone target and now faces his first real challenge to stay fluent with a significant offensive void. Undoubtedly, the injury to Greg Jennings knee in Sunday's romp over the Raiders could prove to be detrimental to the Packers' run at a perfect 19-0 season. In the remaining three games of the regular season, Rodgers' will most definitely miss his most targeted receiver, who has caught his attention more than one hundred occasions this season. This is a quarterback however, who puts the ball where it needs to be regardless of the number on the jersey he's throwing to, so Green Bay's offense should continue to be sharp towards the end of the regular season. Ryan Grant's actual value these days is questionable but against a team that has allowed 1,723 rushing yards, there should be no reason he should not double his touchdown total from two to four with a decent performance in Kansas City. Optimistically speaking, if he carries the ball as often as fifteen times, he would be of course providing a huge service to the team by giving Aaron Rodgers' arm a much-needed rest. By utilizing Randall Cobb in the passing game and efficiently running the run-pass options for short gains via John Kuhn, there should be little difficulty compensating for the loss of Jennings, thus keeping the trend of moving the ball against lopsided defenses.
4th AFC West (5-8-0) - Arrowhead Stadium
TEAM STATISTICS Chiefs Opponents TOTAL FIRST DOWNS 214 246 FIRST DOWNS (Rushing-passing-by penalty) 72 - 123 - 19 78 - 147 - 21 THIRD DOWN CONVERSIONS 69/186 58/167 FOURTH DOWN CONVERSIONS 7/15 7/14 TOTAL OFFENSIVE YARDS 3819 4444 OFFENSE (Plays-Average Yards) 825 - 4.6 812 - 5.5 TOTAL RUSHING YARDS 1513 1723 RUSHING (Plays-Average Yards) 388 - 3.9 418 - 4.1 TOTAL PASSING YARDS 2306 2721 PASSING (Comp-Att-Int-Avg) 240 - 404 - 16 - 6.2 218 - 371 - 17 - 7.7 SACKS 23 33 FIELD GOALS 18/21 19/22 TOUCHDOWNS 17 35 (Rushing-Passing-Returns-Defensive) 3 - 12 - 0 - 2 13 - 21 - 1 - 0 TIME OF POSSESSION 28:58
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