The Cincinnati Bengals come rolling into Week 5 sitting at 3-1. With Joe Burrow leading the way, the home team has their toughest challenge of the season this weekend, as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers come to town. They also sit at 3-1.
The Cincinnati against Green Bay matchup is among some of the most intriguing games this Sunday. The idea of the rising star Burrow dueling with one of the most talented quarterbacks ever in Rodgers makes this interesting right away. Not to mention both teams are dealing with injuries and have talented weapons on offense.
While early in the season, this game against Green Bay will mean a lot for the Bengals. The Packers have been one of the NFL’s best teams for years. The stripes taking them down in Cincy would be one of the most impressive Bengals wins over the last couple of seasons.
Cincinnati’s lead players will need to play up to expectations if they are going to come out victorious in this Week 5 battle. Here are three of the most important players for the Bengals against the Packers.