Packers roundup: Players to watch vs. Vikings, why stopping run is key
A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Friday, Sept. 13.
Welcome to the Packers News Report.
The focus is all on Sunday’s game with the Minnesota Vikings, and today’s report includes players to watch, players who need an increased role, why stopping the run is key against Minnesota, and more.
There’s also a look at the offensive line, and who could start if David Bakhtiari misses Sunday’s game due to injury.
News and notes from around FanSided
Five players to watch in home opener vs. Vikings in Week 2 (Lombardi Ave)
Jesse Fry writes about five players who are important for the team to get a victory against Minnesota in Week 2.
Five players who need to be more involved in Week 2 (Lombardi Ave)
Evan Siegel looks at five players who need to be move involved moving forward, starting this week against the Vikings.
Is the Packers defense good enough to carry Aaron Rodgers? (FanSided – Marcus Mosher)
Marcus Mosher writes about Green Bay’s defense — is it good enough to carry Aaron Rodgers?
Slowing Dalvin Cook is the key to victory (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)
Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express writes about why stopping the run should be the number one priority for Green Bay’s defense on Sunday.
Packers need to rediscover dominance at Lambeau Field (Lombardi Ave)
Ahead of the home opener, I wrote about why Green Bay needs to improve its win percentage at Lambeau Field.
More news and notes from around the internet
David Bakhtiari’s uncertain status creates air of mystery on Packers’ offensive line (PackersNews.com – Tom Silverstein and Jim Owczarski)
Packers lack clear backup plan if LT David Bakhtiari can’t play vs. Vikings (PackersWire – Zach Kruse)
Old-school Vikings team presents unique opportunity for Packers’ defense to play big (Acme Packing Company – Peter Bukowski)
Packers Periscope: Week 2 vs Minnesota Vikings (Cheesehead TV – Brandon Carwile)
‘Level of consistency’ from defensive newcomers was ‘impressive’ to Pettine (Packers.com – Mike Spofford)
We hope you enjoyed this edition of the Packers News Report.