Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers looks to pass during the first quarter on Aug. 23 during a preseason game against the Seahawks at Lambeau Field.
It's difficult to call a Green Bay Packers offense that averaged 359.4 yards and 27.1 points per game last season a disappointment, but it wasn't the unstoppable aerial assault many anticipated, either.
Returning nearly all the key components from a 2011 offense that made 35-point games look pedestrian, the expectation was that the Packers' tiring no-huddle attack would rip the lid off opposing defenses.
Instead, NFL defenses caught up. The no-huddle often sputtered. Running backs and receivers couldn't stay healthy, and more teams fell back into two-shell defensive looks that took ...