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Players To Watch: Green Bay Packers

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Each week JN will review three players from the opposing team to keep an eye on. This week, the Packers…

1) Randall Cobb, WR: Cobb is a versatile receiver, capable of playing in the slot and outside. He is also a talented return man. Coming off a season where he only played in six games, Cobb had six receptions on nine targets for 58 yards and a touchdown week one. I’d imagine the Packers will try and match Cobb up in the slot with Kyle Wilson as much as possible.

2) Ha-Ha Clinton Dix, DB: The Jets had an opportunity to take the Alabama rookie in the first round of this years past draft but instead took Calvin Pryor. Dix is listed as a safety but saw snaps all over the field week one. He was also picked on by the Seahawks and struggle with his tackling. This could be a hole the Jets attack.

3) Julius Peppers, OLB: The veteran Peppers was signed as a free agent this offseason and is giddy he finally gets the chance to play as a 3-4 OLB. Peppers looked pretty good in week one but is also transitioning to a new defense and position. Peppers is one of the only true pass rushing threats the Packers have so neutralizing him could give Geno Smith all day to throw.

This Article Was Written By Chris Cappella

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