3 predictions for Packers in Week 1 showdown with Bears

What can we expect from the new-look Packers in Week 1?
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2. Jaire Alexander shadows DJ Moore

Who can forget Week 1 of the 2022 season? Although I wish I could, Justin Jefferson having 184 receiving yards on nine catches left an impression in my brain that hopefully was also left on the brain of Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry. The Packers need All-Pro cornerback Jaire Alexander to shadow the Bears' new number one option on Sunday.

Yes, I am aware that doing this can cause holes in other places across the defense, but wouldn't it be special for the Packers to come into Solider Field and take away the Bears' biggest offseason addition?

When the Bears traded the number one overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft to the Carolina Panthers, they were gifted DJ Moore, a Pro Bowl caliber receiver, of the likes Justin Fields has never had before.

Although the Bears added DJ Moore, the Packers still have one of, if not the best cornerbacks in all the NFL on their defense. Alexander was tied for second a year ago in interceptions (five) and is coming off his second Pro Bowl and second-team All-Pro selections.

The Green Bay Packers would be silly to not allow Jaire Alexander to go one-on-one with DJ Moore on Sunday.