Higher rate of return

Finally, the Packers saw a flash of what Darrien Gordon can do as a return man in the 29-21 win in Arizona Saturday night. While there weren't any fireworks, Gordon's much-analyzed returns at least worked up a spark.<p>

Gordon tallied three punt returns for 41 yards with a long return of 23 yards -- a vast improvement over last week.

"I thought Darrien (Gordon) did a nice job when called upon," Packer coach Mike Sherman said. "The first one was tough, he didn't get a lot of blocking on that, the gunner was right there on top of him, but the second and third one he had some very nice returns, did a nice job, made someone miss. That's what you need to do in order to be a good return man."

Gordon's 23-yard return from deep in Green Bay territory gave Green Bay good field position mid-way through the second quarter. Brett Favre and the Packers capitalized on the good start, as the drive ended in a Ryan Longwell field goal.

On kickoffs, Tony Fisher continued to do everything he can to earn a spot on this team. He had two nearly identical returns for 45 yards. Charles Lee brought a kickoff back 21 yards and Rondell Mealey also added an 8-yard return.

Fisher opened the second half with a 23-yard return, setting Green Bay up at their own 30 to open the drive which eventually ended in a touchdown.


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