Packers schedule 2023: 5 must-see matchups this season

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3. Packers at Raiders (Week 5)

The Packers and Raiders are two iconic franchises, and they don't play against each other often. This season, they meet in Week 5 on Monday Night Football.

Davante Adams was a second-round pick by the Packers. He became a superstar and one of the league's best wide receivers during his time in Green Bay. Now, he will go against the Packers.

He could see a lot of All-Pro cornerback Jaire Alexander. They have had plenty of practice reps against each other over the years, but this will be their first one-on-one battle in the regular season.

Adams will have another new quarterback following Derek Carr's departure. In comes Jimmy Garoppolo, who has plenty of history against the Packers from his time with the San Francisco 49ers.

Green Bay's defense will be tested against the 2022 NFL rushing champion Josh Jacobs. On the other side of the ball, the Packers' offensive line will have a busy evening against a Raiders pass rush featuring Maxx Crosby, Chandler Jones, and first-round pick Tyree Wilson.

It's a primetime game featuring two historic franchises. Both face uncertainty this season with new quarterbacks, but it should make for a fascinating contest between two teams aiming to get back into playoff contention.