“Wacky Sh*t Happens Every Week”: Jaire Alexander’s Untimely Suspension Handicaps Packers Playoff Aspirations

Published 12/28/2023, 6:19 AM EST

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Jaire Alexander is out of the Packers for a game! It was a sudden decision by the team owner that caused a stir on the internet. The actual cause was his upsetting actions before the game last week, which caused the coin toss to be disrupted. Ultimately, this cost him a big game. Moreover, Alexander’s untimely suspension has confused the Packers’ playoff-clinching dream.

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The Packers will lock horns against the Vikings this Sunday without their cornerback. Alexander falsely regarded himself as the captain and messed up the situation with his coin toss. According to the Packers’ GM, the cornerback must consider his mistake. Moreover, things turned more surprising when Pat McAfee added more insights into the Packers’ confusing drama.

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In a recent episode of “The Pat McAfee Show,” McAfee discussed his take on Alexander’s suspension from the Vikings matchup. He joined the show along with other analysts. While discussing the topic, he couldn’t control his laughter at Alexander’s reaction and put forth his confusion about the Packers’ on-court drama. An analyst added, “It seems like wacky sh*ts happen every week, the kind that just leaves you wondering what the hell’s going on, and you know, I mean, basically, if the Packers go out and the Steelers beat the Seahawks, the Packers will be the sixth seed.”

Interestingly, the cornerback even seemed clueless about his suspension. One snippet of the show sheds light on Alexander’s confession about his dismissal. He said, “I want our defense to be out there, and they all looked at me like I was crazy.” However, the point is: What went wrong that day? Let’s find out!

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Why did the suspension take place?

During the Packers’ matchup against the Panthers on Christmas Eve, Alexander nearly had to end the game before it started. Moreover, he played for a long time after his shoulder injury. In the matchup, he stood before the captains for a coin toss, even though he was not a captain. Adding fuel to the matter, he told the referee that the Packers wanted to go for a defensive match. The referee then clarified the point if he indicated “defer. Then Alexander agreed, putting an end to a disastrous situation. This has led to his suspension.

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Moreover, the GM showed his distress toward Alexander’s dismissal as he said, “The decision to suspend a player is never easy.” Therefore, it emphasizes that Jaire’s actions required these harsh steps, which he could take as a learning experience. The cornerback will come back again next week. What are your thoughts on that?

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Gargi Sengupta

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