Mason Crosby Still Sucks
The Green Bay Packers held their annual Family Night scrimmage on Saturday night. The biggest story to come out of that — Mason Crosby still sucks.
After Crosby hit a career-worst 63.6 percent of his field goals last season, the Packers brought in some competition this offseason. That came in the form of street free agent Giorgio Tavecchio.
Tavecchio outperformed Crosby during Family Night… by a mile.
Crosby connected on only three of his eight tries on Saturday, while Tavecchio hit six of seven.
Crosby missed from 37, 53, 33, 48 and 43. He hit from 40, 47 and 51 yards.
Meanwhile Tavecchio hit from 33, 37, 53, 33, 43 and 51. His only miss was from 47.
“He’s definitely got to do better than that, because that’s not going to cut it,” said Packers coach Mike McCarthy of Crosby.
Meanwhile, Crosby, who’s entering his seventh season in the league, is still misjudging kicks, apparently.
“A couple of them I obviously misjudged,” he said after the scrimmage.
Through training camp, Crosby has been decent. But obviously in a simulated game, he wasn’t. Tavecchio has a clear edge in the the kicking competition now.
Overall, he’s 16 of 19 on field goals, while Crosby is 12 of 19.
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