Home Sports Redskin McGinn: There’s no defense in Week 8 Grading the Packers SportsRedskin McGinn: There’s no defense in Week 8 Grading the Packers November 3, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Effort is and always will be a touchy subject when it comes to pro football. Reporters often question coaches about effort, or lack thereof, following a loss. The vast majority of coaches will admit to poor execution and other sins. But because the effort of their players reflects on them, and knowing criticism in that direction might cause problems in the locker room, precious few coaches will concede their players didn’t try hard or, heaven forbid, quit. Thus, it was both noteworthy and refreshing Sunday and Monday to hear coach Matt LaFleur’s take on the Packers’ 28-22 defeat at the hands of the Vikings at Lambeau Field. After the game, LaFleur said: “I do think the juice, if you will, of our football team isn’t where it needed to be. … Guys have to dig deep sometimes to bring that out, and if you feel like somebody else doesn’t have it, you have to bring them along with you. We need to find the guys that are… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR What do the Ravens have left? A look at a roster decimated by injury, illness The lights are coming on for Joey Hauser Can Tom Brady stay unbeaten against defending Super Bowl champs? Alex Smith? Cam Newton? Justin Fields? Experts explore WFT’s future QB options Six free agents the Nationals could actually sign without busting the budget Run-game re-emphasis and the two versions of Spencer Petras: Iowa takeaways Who’s Sidney Crosby’s successor as Penguins captain? Rossi’s mailbag Schultz: Breaking down why Braves and Hawks are climbing, Falcons are falling Daniel Dubois suffered broken eye socket in defeat by Joe Joyce [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Predicting the final five games of the Washington Football Team’s season Texas A&M’s Playoff case isn’t pretty but can’t be ignored: Saturday Takeaways “Cross it, now!” – assessing Wayne Rooney’s first match as interim Derby boss LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.