Packers roundup: Root for Rams, Cardinals in Week 16

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A roundup of the latest Green Bay Packers articles for Friday, Dec. 20.

Welcome to the Packers News Report.

In Friday’s report: teams Green Bay Packers fans should root for in Week 16, players who need more snaps moving forward, the path to home-field advantage in the playoffs, and more.

We’re set for an interesting weekend of football starting with three games tomorrow, more on Sunday and then the most important of all at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday night.

News and notes from around FanSided

Three teams to root for in key Week 16 matchups (Lombardi Ave)

As Green Bay aims to win the NFC North title this week, here are three teams to root for that can help improve the Pack’s chances of securing one of the top two seeds in the playoffs.

Three players who need more snaps in final weeks (Dairyland Express – Paul Bretl)

Paul Bretl of Dairyland Express writes about three players who should be given more snaps in the final two games against the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions.

Path to home-field advantage in playoffs (Dairyland Express – Brian Sampson)

Brian Sampson of Dairyland Express breaks down the NFC playoff picture and looks at what needs to happen for Green Bay to secure home-field advantage throughout the postseason.

NFL Week 16 2019: Pick and predictions (FanSided – Matt Verderame)

Matt Verderame of FanSided predicts Packers-Vikings and each other game on the NFL schedule for Week 16.

2020 NFL Draft: Three-round mock draft to wrap up regular season (With the First Pick – Alex Barnett)

Alex Barnett of With the First Pick has Green Bay focusing on offense in his latest 2020 three-round mock draft.

More news and notes from around the internet

Week 16 film notes: Even without Dalvin Cook, Packers must stop Vikings’ rushing attack (Packers Wire – Jack Wepfer)

Aaron Rodgers, Mike Zimmer meet again – with a lot on the line ( – Mike Spofford)

Packers need Jaire Alexander, Kevin King to play like top tandem again (ESPN – Rob Demovsky)

Pack-A-Day Podcast – Episode 512 – Dusty & Steve Go to Lambeau (Cheesehead TV)

Packers fortunes rising with their blue chippers ( – Ross Uglem)

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