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What 2 Watch 4: Packers Eagles Pre-Season

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The wait is over the Pack is back. Tonight, the Eagles come to Lambeau and Packer Nation gets its first look at the 90 man roster in action. Probably the biggest story-line this week has been Brett Hundley who has been taking first team reps in preparation for tonight. While the defense has really showed something during training camp, Packer Nation is excited to see how the offense operates with the second running back position still in flux and plenty of rookie talent in the stable. Here are the priorities and players that I will have my eye on tonight.…

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Hundley Needs to Trust the System

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When the Packers pour onto Lambeau Field Thursday night, all eyes will be on Brett Hundley. The presumed backup to Aaron Rodgers has been taking starting reps and will get in a significant chunk of work at the quarterback position. I expect to see Hundley for close to a half with Callahan and Hill taking snaps for a quarter or so each. While Callahan had a great pre-season last year in the absence of Hundley, the team needs to have a clear cut number two and has more than one reason to hope that Hundley succeeds. Here are three ways…

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Tuesday Tweet-Cap King Watches from the Sidelines

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Another day, another player held out...Kevin King was not in pads today, bringing the count of defensive players drafted this year and promptly injured up to three. There seems to be no long-term concern with King but it is not what the Packers want going into the pre-season. Still time to get healthy though, here is a summary of the goings-on today: (more…)

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The Second Year Players Part 1: Dean Lowry

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It is a little known fact that Dean Lowry had as many tackles and more tackles for loss than Joey Bosa when they entered the draft last year. This is an even more interesting statistic in that they both played in the Big 10. Lowry is now a second year player with a lot of upside, not just that his physical ceiling is high (at 6'6" he can add mass) but Lowry also flashed play-making ability in his rookie campaign. While his tackles were much lower, a lot of that had to do with the fact that Lowry didn't have…

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