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GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Packers are coming off consecutive division victories after a rocky start. Coach Mike McCarthy knows they have plenty of room for improvement.Echoing a sentiment quarterback Aaron Rodgers had expressed in the immediate aftermath of the Packers 42-10 rout of the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field on Thursday night, McCarthy said that despite the offence having turned in consecutive encouraging performances and the defence starting to create turnovers and get stops, the Packers (3-2) need to get better.When you evaluate your football team, you look at your play style, which way youre going to play each and every day. Theres a standard there, McCarthy explained Friday afternoon in his usual day-after-the-game press briefing. Quality of play, youre always chasing quality of play to be higher. And, ultimately, win the game.Our play style hasnt been very consistent. Our quality of play, we have a lot of work to do there. ... We need to be better.That was Rodgers message after the game as well.Both Rodgers (12 of 17, 156 yards, three touchdowns, 138.7 quarterback rating) and running back Eddie Lacy (13 carries, 105 yards, two TDs) were extremely efficient, but after a three-and-out to open the game and back-to-back touchdown drives, the offence stalled until defensive end Julius Peppers 49-yard interception return for a touchdown.While that might have been nitpicking for a team that built a 42-0 third-quarter lead, Rodgers a€” after telling fans to R-E-L-A-X before Sundays victory at Chicago after the teams 1-2 start a€” didnt think so.A lot to improve on, I think, Rodgers said. Offensively, were a little stagnant.I think we have some considerable improvements to make moving forward. I mean, this was a home game for us. Defence played really well. Offensively, we started pretty good. Two touchdowns in three drives and then we kind of went stagnant for a while, so thats disappointing.Asked about Rodgers comments Friday, McCarthy replied: He speaks for the locker room, theres no question about it. Hes won championships, hes been an MVP of the league. He knows what it takes and he knows what it looks like, he knows what it feels like. He also knows where we are. Were all excited about what we can be.McCarthy gave his players Friday, Saturday and Sunday off, and while theyll return to work Monday, they will not practice, the coach said. Their next game is Oct. 12 at Miami, followed by an Oct. 19 home game against Carolina and an Oct. 26 trip to New Orleans.Theres a bunch of cliches about one game at a time. To me, its more about one day at a time, McCarthy said. Im a big believer that your preparation shows up in your performance.While Rodgers was dissecting the offensive performance, the members of the Packers defence recognized that shutting down the Vikings Christian Ponder-led a€” and Adrian Peterson-less a€” offence was what the unit was supposed to do. After giving up 496 yards to Chicago last Sunday, the defence cannot afford to be complacent.Still the group did play well. Peppers interception was one of three takeaways the defence created a€” giving the unit eight turnovers in the past three games a€” and the Vikings had just 123 yards of offence entering the fourth quarter.To rebound in that manner on a quick turnaround with a divisional rival coming in here, it feels great, outside linebacker Clay Matthews said of a defence that sacked Ponder six times and hit him 16 times. Weve been stressing that for quite some time. The offence and defence have had their ups and downs this season. 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Hamilton signed Collaros during the off-season after the Toronto Argonauts released the Cincinnati product. Ticats receiver Andy Fantuz participated in his first full practice since suffering a concussion in the pre-season and Austin is hopeful hell play against the Stampeders if he doesnt suffer setbacks. Hamilton also signed international quarterback Jacory Harris and international offensive lineman Jeremy Lewis on Sunday. The Ticats are 0-2 on the season. ' ' '