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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Wednesday, August 22.

Good morning and welcome to the Packers News Report.

We’re now just 18 days away from the Green Bay Packers’ regular season opener against the Chicago Bears. Before then, the Pack meet the Oakland Raiders in the third of four preseason games this Friday.

Let’s begin. Here’s a roundup of the latest articles from around the internet.

News and notes from around FanSided

Aaron Rodgers shouldn’t play in final two preseason games (Lombardi Ave)

Aaron Rodgers didn’t take long to get the ball in the end zone last week. He looked great on the one drive he played, but that should be it for the rest of preseason. Mike McCarthy should rest Rodgers for the final two preseason contests to avoid injury.

Five storylines heading into third preseason game (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

What are the biggest storylines for Green Bay ahead of its third preseason game this week against the Oakland Raiders? Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express names the top five.

NFL preseason grades: Top rookie performances in week two (NFL Mocks – Sayre Bedinger)

Sayre Bedinger of NFL Mocks looks at the top rookie performances around the league in the second week of preseason. One of them was cornerback Josh Jackson, who impressed against the Steelers.

Aaron Rodgers top of FanSided quarterback rankings ahead of 2018 season (Lombardi Ave)

We believe Rodgers is the best quarterback in football, and FanSided agrees. He is number one in their quarterback rankings ahead of the new season.

More news and notes from around the internet

Brett Hundley, DeShone Kizer both look like good bets for Packers roster (Packers Wire – Zach Kruse)

NFC North Roundup: Trubisky attracts praise in a week of uneven performances (Acme Packing Company – Shawn Wagner)

Rodgers calls contract talks part of partnership with Packers (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

Reggie Gilbert gives Packers potential for potent pass-rush rotation ( – Ryan Wood)

Packers stock report: Ups and downs at outside linebacker (Cheesehead TV – Matt Kelley)

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