The Early Read: Packers at 49ers Matchups

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The Early Read: Packers at 49ers Matchups
The Early Read: Packers at 49ers Matchups

Bill HuberNov 19, 2019 Here are three of the defining matchups, one in each phase, as we begin our lookahead to Sunday night's NFC showdown between the Green Bay Packers (8-2) and San Francisco 49ers (9-1). Green Bay's offense has been humming. Since the Week 4 loss at Philadelphia, the Packers are scoring 27.5 points per game. Working hand in hand, the Packers are running the ball better (seventh-ranked 4.66 yards per carry) and throwing it more efficiently (sixth-ranked 7.13 yards per dropback). Other than being penalized too many times, the offensive line has done an excellent job in doing the dirty work for Aaron Rodgers and Aaron Jones. That group will face one of its toughest challenges

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