The fire and brimstone prognostications have been unfairly tethered to the Packers before -- see their 2016 season comeback -- but there seems to be a malaise engulfing the team that the players are eager to remedy.
"We definitely need some momentum, we need to get a win. ... Very frustrating and it's tough. Because I know what we're capable of and we're not there. I don't know what it is, but we've got to find a way to get it done."
Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins presents a good opportunity for the 3-4-1 Packers to jump start their rejuvenation efforts. With starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill sidelined again because of a lingering shoulder injury, the Packers' defense should be up to the task of keeping things under control.
"We have to play with confidence and play up to the level we're capable of playing," Rodgers said.