Bengals 2017 Schedule Preview: Week 3, Green Bay Packers – Green Bay Packers News

Bengals 2017 Schedule Preview: Week 3, Green Bay Packers – Green Bay Packers News

In Week 3 the Cincinnati Bengals will face one of their toughest challenges of the 2017 season when the team heads north to Green Bay, Wisconsin.

There, the Bengals will take on Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, as Green Bay aims to beat Andy Dalton and the Bengals for the first time during the Rodgers-era. The Bengals remain the only team Rodgers has not taken down in the NFL and he’ll be looking to change that while the Bengals look to prevent the milestone from occurring. Only Peyton Manning and Brett Favre have beaten all NFL teams (other than their own).

We spoke with Jason B. Hirschhorn of Acme Packing Co., SB Nation’s Packers blog, to learn about the Packers’ offseason and what we should expect from Green Bay in 2017.

Notable free agent additions: TE Martellus Bennett, TE Lance Kendricks, CB Davon House, DT Ricky Jean Francois, G Jahri Evans, OLB Nick Perry (re-signed)

Notable free agent departures: G T.J. Lang, RB Eddie Lacy, TE Jared Cook, C JC Tretter, DE Julius Peppers, DE Datone Jones, DB Micah Hyde

Draft picks expected to contribute as rookies:

CB Kevin King (round 2, pick 33): King missed OTAs due to the NFL’s dumb rule about school being in session, but he should see time as a rotational player at a minimum. A good training camp would put him in the discussion to start on the boundary.

S/LB Josh Jones (round 2, pick 61): Jones has taken snaps at safety, in the slot, and notably as a nickel/dime linebacker. The big, powerful safety will almost certainly play a part-time role in the box when the Packers line up in sub packages.

OLB Vince Biegel (round 4, pick 108): The lower-drafted of the two…

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