Side-by-Side: Receiver Stats

Here are the numbers demonstrating the wide receivers' diminished production. Notably, the Packers are on pace to get nine fewer touchdowns, eight more drops and 51 fewer yards per game.

Here is a look at the wide receiver unit's productivity from 2011 to 2012. Stats are from ProFootballFocus.com. The numbers are down across the board — typically by big margins. The only exception is missed tackles. Last year, the Packers led the NFL with 3,667 yards from their receivers. That pace is down 51 yards this season.

2011

328 attempts

235 completions

71.6 percent

3,667 yards

15.6 yards per catch

38 touchdowns

24 drops

30 missed tackles

1,365 YAC

5.8 YAC per catch


2012

(16-game projections in parentheses)

117 attempts (374)

80 completions (256)

68.4 percent

891 yards (2,851)

11.1 yards per catch

9 touchdowns (29)

10 drops (32)

13 missed tackles (42)

386 YAC (1,235)

4.8 YAC per catch


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