"A big advantage for veteran QBs"

Tom Pelissero talks empty stands and Aaron Rodgers

Evan Heffelfinger
September 16, 2020 - 3:03 pm

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The Packers may have found something that hurts the checkbook but helps them on the field: no fans in the stands

Without fans in the stands, many wondered how much home field advantage would hold up, and last Sunday Packers fans saw just how lethal no fans can be, as Aaron Rodgers was able to draw multiple Vikings offsides with hard counts, and when they weren't jumping offsides, Rodgers was able to torch the defense because they were off balance.

How much will no fans in the stands help a team like the Packers on the field?


Tom Pelissero, reporter for the NFL Network and NFL.com, joined Ramie Makhlouf to talk about the oddity that is this 2020 NFL season, Aaron Rodgers, and more:

How different has it been watching the games with no fans as a media memeber?

- How much different has it been for the players prepping for games during covid?

What did he see from the Vikings defense on Sunday?

What has Rodgers done to look like his old self?

What surprised him the most from the first week of the NFL?

Listen to the full interview below!