The Packers have been on hot streak lately and have won handsomely in their last four home contests, Sunday's 53-20 demolition of the Philadelphia Eagles allowed the Green Bay first-team to enjoy life on the sideline.
However the attitude displayed by the home team and in particular the starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers did not sit well with the travelling Eagles.
The Eagles believed the opposition had too much fun and allegedly Aaron Rodgers rather annoyed the team with too much laughing on the sideline.
Linebacker Brandon Graham was one of the Eagles players who noticed the alleged over-exuberant behaviour of the opposition signal caller and it did not sit well with him, he said:
“Hell, yeah. That sh-t pissed me off, I wanted to get him. But at the end of the day, shoot, he was doing his job. More power to him. I guess we would be laughing if we were sacking him.”
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Fellow teammates also picked up on the relaxed demeanour of the Packers quarterback who watched his side dominate another game at Lambeau Field by a large margin.
Eagles cornerback Nolan Carroll also added:
“[H]e was smirking, He’s always been like that. You’ve seen it many times. He’s just one of those guys that jokes on the field. Whatever you present to him, whatever you show him, it doesn’t surprise him much.”
There is an obvious solution to the problem, you need to shut up the antics on the sideline by defeating the Packers on the pitch, have Rodgers hitting the turf from defensive pressure rather than taking meaningless downs off in the fourth quarter.
“It’s just one of them things where you want to smack that smirk off his face, But I mean they definitely came to play. I’ve got to take my hat off to him. That’s the first time I have ever seen that. We started talking about it toward the end. We were like, ‘He’s been laughing at us all day.’ He’s a good quarterback, man. I would love to see him in the playoffs.”
Rodgers will probably like to see the Eagles come playoff time also with the kind of beating they recently handed Philadelphia.