Rodgers understands that he must ‘get hot’ for the Packers to be able to contend come playoff time. Managing to build that level of rhythm will need to start early and the team’s game against the Redskins will be the start.
“The key is for us is, we just have to stay healthy, but also, we have to play a little bit better in all three phases,” Rodgers said, via Jason Wilde of Madison.com. “Offensively, I’ve got to take the lead and get hot in December here, and we’ve got to start finding ways to get the ball to our guys all the time. And then the defense has to do their part, and special teams has to play well.
“If we do those things, I like the talent of our football team, I like the spirit and chemistry, and I think we’ve got a chance to be in the mix.”
Will Rodgers follow up on his recent impressive play with another dynamic display? Here are three bold predictions for the Packers quarterback when he takes on the Redskins.
3. Rodgers will not have a single interception
This season has been an impressive display from Rodgers in the interception department. He has thrown only two picks in 2019 and he isn’t going to add to that total when the Redskins try to slow him down. Their efforts will fall short just like most teams that have faced off against Rodgers this season.
The last game Rodgers threw an interception was when he had one against the Detroit Lions on Oct. 14. That will remain unchanged after his showdown with the Redskins.
2. Rodgers will throw for 350+ yards
No quarterback has reached 350 passing yards against the Redskins this season. Well, Tom Brady did come very close with 348 yards, but it was just barely shy of the 350-yard mark. However, only Carson Wentz surpassed 300 yards, so not many have been close to that feat.
Rodgers will manage to reach at least 350 passing yards in his Week 14 display against the Redskins.
1. Rodgers will throw for 4+ touchdowns
The only quarterback to throw for at least four touchdowns against the Redskins so far this season was Sam Darnold when Washington lost 34-17 to the New York Jets. Other quarterbacks such as Dak Prescott, Carson Wentz, Mitchell Trubisky, and Tom Brady all came close to that total with three touchdowns, but they were still one short.
Aaron Rodgers will find a way to score four passing touchdowns and it may not even be all of the touchdowns that the Packers score either.