The Green Bay Packers sit at 4-2 and in a tie with the Detroit Lions for the NFC North lead, thanks to late-game heroics on Sunday from a number of critical players. In today's curds, a few of those players and their plays get a closer look, including a few which have gone under the radar a bit but deserve some special attention.
We also find that two of the Packers' players graded out as the best players at their positions this weekend, and one of those two names may be a big surprise.
Dramatic win could mean something special for Packers | Packers.com
In addition to the offense and defense coming through in the clutch, Micah Hyde came up with a couple of nice punt returns late in the game to help give the Packers more advantageous field position.
Andrew Quarless hopes for more opportunities after game-saving catch | JSOnline
The issue of chemistry that was a long-running question between Aaron Rodgers and Jermichael Finley isn't between the quarterback and Quarless.
Taking stock of the Packers' defense - ESPN
Takeaways good, read option defense bad.
All-Star Team of the Week: Week 6 | Pro Football Focus
Two, count 'em two Packers show up on PFF's all-week six team and both of them are on defense. All hail Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Letroy Guion! (Seriously.)
If Lattimore is out, should the Packers move Matthews to inside linebacker? | AllGBP.Com
This is an interesting idea which has also been discussed a bit in the comments here at APC. I imagine a lot of people here would support moving Clay Matthews inside.
McCarthy 'comfortable' with Matthews' play | Packersnews.com
However, Clay is grading out consistently with the coaches, as they expect his production in terms of tackles and pressures to improve.
Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno out for season with ACL injury - SBNation.com
This is unfortunate news to come out of Sunday's game.