Packers roundup: Matchups to watch in regular season opener

Green Bay Packers, Matt LaFleur (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)
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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Thursday, Sept. 5.

The countdown is over — it’s game day! Welcome to the first Packers News Report of the 2019 regular season. What is your prediction for tonight’s game? Will the Green Bay Packers begin the 2019 season with a victory over the Chicago Bears?

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Today’s Packers News Report features potential trade targets, matchups to watch in tonight’s game, win-loss predictions for the 2019 season, and more.

News and notes from around FanSided

Three potential trade targets in 2019 season (Lombardi Ave)

Evan Siegel looks at three potential trade targets prior to the trade deadline around midseason.

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears: Five matchups to watch (Dairyland Express – Gage Bridgford)

Gage Bridgford of Dairyland Express writes about five matchups to watch in the season opener.

Best and worst-case scenarios for 2019 (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express looks at the best- and worst-case scenarios for Green Bay this season.

Updated 2019 win-loss record predictions (Lombardi Ave)

Ahead of the new season, I updated my record prediction for Green Bay, making picks for each game on the schedule.

Green Bay Packers in top 10 of NFC power rankings for Week 1 (Lombardi Ave)

The Packers are in the top 10 of our Week 1 power rankings for the NFC.

Predicting each NFL division winner for the 2019 season (NFL Spin Zone – Zach Cohen)

Zach Cohen of NFL Spin Zone has predicted which teams will win each division in the NFL this season.

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More news and notes from around the internet

With new coach and high-priced free agents, 2019 could be hot-seat season for Packers president Mark Murphy (PackersWire – Jack Wepfer)

Ranking the Packers from 1-to-53: Defensive talent on the rise ( – Tom Silverstein)

Key Battles: Packers vs. Bears – The Opening Act (Cheesehead TV – David Michalski)

Mitchell Trubisky and Aaron Rodgers actually had a lot in common in 2018 (Acme Packing Company – Paul Noonan)

Top 30 moments in franchise history. light. More

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