Packers News: Reaction to 2018 regular season schedule

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Reaction to the Green Bay Packers’ regular schedule dominates Friday’s Packers News Report.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report for Friday, April 20. The Green Bay Packers’ regular season schedule for 2018 is finally here, and as you can expect, the internet has been busy reacting to it.

As is always the case, there are a number of challenges along the way on the schedule. But a lot can, and will, change between now and September. Teams we think are contenders now could be pretenders by fall.

Most the analysis you’ll find around the internet today has been done for fun. It’s interesting to look through the schedule and make some predictions we all know will be completely wrong.

On that note, let’s dive into some of the analysis.

Packers news and notes from around FanSided

Game-by-game predictions for 2018 season [Lombardi Ave]

With the 2018 schedule now here, I thought it would be fun to go game-by-game and predict the outcomes. The draft hasn’t even happened yet, but hey, I’ve made my predictions for the season. I’m sure my picks will turn out to be completely wrong, in which case we can forget this article ever existed.

Mike Hughes becoming logical at No. 14 [NFL Spin Zone – Hunter Noll]

One has to imagine the Packers will walk away from next week’s draft with at least one of the top cornerbacks in the class. Could it be Mike Hughes? Hunter Noll of NFL Spin Zone looks at why Hughes would make sense at No. 14.

Five overreactions to Green Bay’s 2018 schedule [Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson]

Who doesn’t love some overreactions to the schedule release? Brian Sampson looks at the five biggest overreactions you’re likely to hear.

More news and notes from around the internet

Which matchups are possible trap games for Packers in 2018? [Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer]

Five early thoughts on a challenging Packers’ schedule [ – Ryan Wood]

Manage your expectations heading into the NFL Draft [The Power Sweep – Jon Meerdink]

Film Review: Minkah Fitzpatrick vs. Derwin James [Cheesehead TV – Andrew Herman]

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We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.