Speaking last month in advance of the team’s annual shareholders meeting – an event that is normally a quasi-pep rally inside Lambeau Field but was held online instead – Murphy said the team was thinking 10,000 to 12,000 fans at games might be doable. But, he cautioned at the time, an empty Lambeau Field was also possible. Four of the Packers’ first six games are on the road, starting with their Sept.
Outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith and his personality stole the show when talking to media on Friday. GOOD EVENING LADIES AND GENTLEMAN, HOW YA DOING? ZA’DARIUS SMITH,” as he opened his presser.
Ultimately, Rodgers averages about ten free plays per season. I think it is fair to assume that the vast majority of these happen at home, where the crowd is quieter when the Packers are on offense. This is admittedly a rather lazy exercise in mathematics, but if we double that number of plays — because every game is essentially a home game from a crowd noise perspective in 2020 — we end up with 20 free plays.