These players have been SCARY good for the Packers in 2021

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Happy Halloween from Packers Wire!

The Green Bay Packers got a chance to enjoy the holiday weekend after beating the Arizona Cardinals to improve to 7-1 on Thursday night. Matt LaFleur’s team keeps losing players but winning games. It’s a spooky trend, but this squad could be terrifying once everyone is back in action.

Speaking of spooky, here are some players that have been SCARY good for the Packers this season:

WR Davante Adams

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Mr. Magnet Hands. Adams missed the Packers’ win over the Cardinals, but his numbers after eight weeks are still incredible. He has 52 catches for 744 yards and three touchdowns, and he’s averaging 106.2 receiving yards per game, 10.2 yards per target and 3.25 yards per route run. No. 17 wears the crown as the NFL’s best receiver.

LB De'Vondre Campbell

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The Avenger. After years of futile play at inside linebacker, the Packers finally have a legitimate playmaker in Campbell, who has stuffed the stat sheet and created impact play after impact play in his first season in Green Bay. He has 76 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and two forced fumbles. Where would this defense be without him?

DL Kenny Clark

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The monster in the middle. Through eight games, Clark has 31 pressures, ranking second to only Aaron Donald among interior defenders. He might be the most important player on the Packers defense, given his play-wrecking abilities against the run and pressure capabilities as an inside rusher.

OLB Rashan Gary

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Bane Gary. The Packers’ third-year edge rusher keeps ascending. He leads the team with 37 pressures, and he ranks fourth among edge rushers in both total pressures and win rate, per Pro Football Focus. Za’Darius Smith’s injury opened the door for Gary to become a full-time player, and he’s taken full advantage.

P Corey Bojorquez

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The Bojo Blaster. The Packers finally have a weapon at punter. Bojorquez has a net average of 43.3 with 11 punts inside the 20-yard line to start the 2021. His average hang time ranks third-best among punters, per PFF, and he also has the NFL’s longest punt this season at 82 yards. Bojorquez has a terrific blend of power and directional punting ability.

RB Aaron Jones

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Showtime. Jones is one of only 11 NFL players with 700 or more yards from scrimmage after eight games. His rushing totals are down a little bit from last season, especially in efficiency, but with 33 catches, he’s on pace to crush his career-high. His seven total touchdowns ranked fourth in the NFL after Sunday’s action.

OL Elgton Jenkins

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The Swiss Army Knife. How many Pro Bowl guards could transition to left tackle and still play at a Pro Bowl level? Not many. Despite facing several great rushers, Jenkins only allowed 10 total pressures and committed two penalties over five starts at left tackle.

QB Aaron Rodgers

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John Wick. “Yeah, I’m thinking I’m back.” Rodgers shook off a turbulent offseason and a disaster in Week 1 to play excellent football over the last seven games, especially considering the revolving injury situation along the offensive line. Rodgers has thrown 17 touchdown passes and just one interception – with two rushing touchdowns – since the opener. He entered Sunday’s games ranked seventh in passer rating and third in QBR.

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