What to Look For: Bengals vs Packers – Week 3

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With the offensives both teams possess, this game could end up being the type of shootout determined by who has the ball last. If ever there was a team against which the Bengals could not afford turnovers and their 84 yards of penalties, the Packers would be that team. If the Bengals can play a pretty clean game, they have a good shot at the Packers.

 

What to Look For….

 

 

Sep 15, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers running back James Starks (44) rushes with the football as Washington Redskins cornerback David Amerson (39) defends during the third quarter at Lambeau Field. Green Bay won 38-20. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

When the Packers Run the Ball:
It sounds like Lacey will be down this week with a concussion meaning James Starks should be the guy. James Starks had 123 yards last week – the Packers 1st 100 rusher in 40 games (January 9th, 2010 – Starks) – but that was against the 32nd-ranked Redskins defense. Don’t expect the same against a Bengals team giving up less than 63 yards per game in the rush.
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