How will the Green Bay Packers Fare the Second Quarter of the Season

 

Aaron Rodgers has had great success over his career against the Detroit Lions. Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports photograph

Aaron Rodgers has had great success over his career against the Detroit Lions. Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports photograph

The first four weeks of the NFL season are in the books marking the end of the first quarter of games.  Most players, coaches, and fans would like to forget the disappointing start to the year going 1-2.  How will the Packers fare the next four weeks?

 

Best case Scenario: 4-0, 2013 record: 5-2

The next four games for Green Bay are very winnable matchups.

Week 5 vs Detroit Lions

The first NFC North opponent is the Lions.  Detroit hasn’t won in Green Bay in its last 21 attempts. Aaron Rodgers is 8-1 versus the Lions.  Probably enough said.

Week 6 at Baltimore Ravens

Green Bay travels to face the defending NFL champions, the Baltimore Ravens.  Though they are the chams, Joe Flacco and company have looked like a mere shell of themselves this season.  2010′s SuperBowl MVP outshines 2012′s Super Bowl MVP.

Week 7 vs Cleveland Browns

Returning home to Lambeau, the Pack take on the Browns.  Though the Browns may be be red hot, Green Bay’s big three will be likely too much for the Joe Haden lead defense.

Week 8 at Minnesota Vikings

The Packers finally get to use the bulletin board material probuded by former Packers’ receiver, Greg Jennings.  Aaron Rodgets thrives as a QB controversy may be brewing in Minnesota.

 

Worst case scenario: 1-3, 2013 record 2-5

Week 5 vs Detroit Lions

Detroit finally wakes up shocking the Packers in Green Bay ending a 21 game skid at Lambeau field.  MegaTron and Stafford light up the Packers secondary.

Week 6 at Baltimore Ravens

Flacco gets himself right in Week 5 just in time for a showdown with Aaron Rodgers.  Both top tier paid quarterbacks play well but Flacco outduels Rodgers for the victory.

Week 8 at Minnesota Vikings 

Adrian Peterson may have regained last year’s form against the Steelers which will spell doom for opposing defenses.  It would particularly be painful for a Green Bay defense that he steamrolled last season en route to 508 yards in three games.

My Prediction: 4-0, 2013 record this far 5-2

 

 

 

 

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