A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Monday, August 20.
Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.
Two weeks from now, we’ll have arrived at the start of Week 1 of the regular season. That’s right, the Green Bay Packers’ regular season opener is now less than three weeks away (just 20 more days for those of you counting).
Before then, the team faces two road games to complete preseason. After hosting the Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers, the Pack now meet the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs on the road. The game against the Raiders takes place on Friday night at 9:30 p.m. CT.
Let’s get started. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.
First, let’s start with some good news about edge rusher Nick Perry:
One can assume he’ll be ready to go Week 1. It’s important both Perry and Clay Matthews stay healthy this season.
News and notes from around FanSided
Packers move up in latest NFL Spin Zone power rankings (Lombardi Ave)
After putting up 50 points against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second preseason game, Green Bay has moved up one spot, from sixth to fifth, in the latest NFL Spin Zone power rankings. The team the Pack replaced at number five? That would be the same team they defeated last Thursday evening at Lambeau Field.
Ranking 2018 games from least to most difficult (Dairyland Express – Adam Ziobrowski)
Green Bay has a tough schedule this season, but what are the toughest games? Adam Ziobrowski of Dairyland Express ranks each game from least to most difficult.
More news and notes from around the internet
DeShone Kizer is making the Packers’ backup QB race a real competition (Acme Packing Company – Erin B. Underwood)
Breaking down the Packers’ backup OT situation (Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer)
Shoulder injury unlikely to sideline Jake Kumerow for long (PackersNews.com – Tom Silverstein)
Three thoughts from Thursday’s 51-34 win that could define their season (Cheesehead TV – David Michalski)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.