Stock up, stock down for Packers after Week 2 win over Bears

Green Bay Packers, Sammy Watkins (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
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Are the Green Bay Packers back? Following their Week 2 win over the Chicago Bears, it’s time for the latest stock report.

The Green Bay Packers needed a response after last week’s flat performance, and they provided it with a comfortable victory over the Chicago Bears.

Unlike last week, there were far more positives for the Packers in this game. So expect to see more stocks rising than falling.

Green Bay needs to continue building momentum and keep moving in the right direction ahead of a challenging matchup with the undefeated Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week. Before then, let’s dive into the stock report entering Week 3.

Stock up: Sammy Watkins

The Aaron Rodgers-to-Sammy Watkins connection could be a strong one this season. Watkins used his speed to get open deep downfield on multiple occasions, and Rodgers found him.

Watkins led the Packers in receiving with 93 yards from his three catches, including a 55-yard reception.

This is exactly what Green Bay needs from Watkins. He doesn’t need eight catches a game, but if he can come up with a big play as he did on Sunday, it could make all the difference for this offense throughout the season.

After an impressive performance in Week 2, Watkins’ stock is rising.