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Hottest Take of the Week, Packers-Lions Edition: What Are Dinosaur Arms?

Matub looks at the hottest takes from the Lions/Packers week 5 matchup.

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Week 5 ends the same way every week does: football happened and there are more takes to discuss. Matub recorded at night again, so viewers are in for a second edition of “ASMR Matub”. While the audio is quiet and calming, the takes certainly are not.

Matub begins with a discussion about the Detroit Lions’ receiver Kenny Golladay stiff-arming Ha Ha Clinton-Dix all the way back to his childhood. Ha Ha clapped back at Kenny over social media and said the receiver had “long dinosaur arms” during an interview. What exactly are dinosaur arms?

Everyone’s favorite internet doctor, David J Chao, is back with more injury predictions. This time he looked at a still-frame of Aaron Rodgers being tackled and claimed it is evidence to support Aaron Rodgers re-aggravating his MCL. Matub does not take kindly to this diagnosis, the method, or the source.

Ryan Wood quoted defensive coordinator Mike Pettine and his lack of respect for “total defense”. Pettine mentioned that there should be a defensive statistic based on a calculation. He compared it to Passer Rating. This already exists. DVOA by Football Outsiders covers exactly what Mike is looking for.

The TJ Watt Tracker is back, and it doesn’t look good for Matub this week. Watt was named AFC Player of the Week while Kevin King gave up a touchdown and lacerated his chin.

Finally, the hottest take of this week involved blame. Who is to blame for the woes of the Green Bay Packers during their week 5 game? There is plenty to go around, but Matub wants everyone to be sure that Aaron Rodgers should shoulder at least some of it.

On Monday the Packers will take on the San Francisco 49ers and are the 9.5 point favorites. Matub believes a good showing will quiet many critics and fears a poor outing will bring out the #TankSZN crowd once again. What do you think will happen? What will next week’s takes be? Is Aaron Rodgers innocent? Let us know down in the comments.