(WNFL) - The Green Bay Packer special teams are doing no favors to an offense that needs every break it can get without Aaron Rodgers. The Packers have the N-F-L's second-lowest kickoff return average -- which means that quarterback Scott Tolzien has the league's second-longest field to work with, in order to drive for a score. The Packers ranked 31st in field position after kickoffs, with their average drives starting at the 19-point-six yard line. Only Oakland has a smaller average, at the 19-point-four. In Sunday's loss to the New York Giants, Micah Hyde averaged just 11-point-three yards per return -- and Tolzien's offense started those drives at the 18, 13, and 17 yard lines. Special teams coach Shawn Slocum says it's unacceptable for a returner to get tackled inside the 20 -- where the Packers can start after touchbacks. Slocum says the return teams must do a better job of blocking and executing. The Packers are 5-and-5, still with a chance of making the playoffs if they can win the N-F-C North Division. Green Bay hosts 2-and-8 Minnesota on Sunday
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