I actually won’t be watching, at least not live because Guns N’ Fuckin’ Roses is in town tonight, so the Green Bay Packers can piss off for an evening. However, when I go back and look at that tape tomorrow, slightly hungover, these are the guys that I’ll be interested in seeing when the Packers face the Oakland Raiders.
Preseason football… woooooooooo!!
- Does Kenny Clark actually get to start tonight? He better. The Packers started Dean Lowry opposite Mike Daniels at defensive end last week and guess what. Dean Lowry got shoved around like the overmatched rookie he is. First-round pick Kenny Clark supposedly isn’t an overmatched rookie, but we wouldn’t know it because we haven’t seen him face any No. 1s in a game yet. Let’s do this, Packers!
- Brett Hundley is a guy I am only listing because of Shawn. Shawn fucking LOVES Brett Hundley. Can’t wait to see him play! And yeah, I keep hearing how much Hundley has improved since last season, so I guess I’d like to see if that’s true as well. Hundley was injured when the Packers faced the Browns last week. If Aaron Rodgers bothers to play tonight, it will be brief. So that means a lot of Hundley. What do you got, bro?
- Any and all receivers. You probably noticed Joe Callahan and Marquise Williams didn’t get the ball to the receivers much last week. That’s because they don’t really know what they’re doing. It’s much easier to find a tight end or check down to a running back. Hundley will find some receivers. We’d really like to see which one of these clowns is actually going to be able to contribute this season. Let’s get this WR3 thing figured out, huh?
- Since we like to handicap which undrafted free agents are going to make the roster and then throw a fit when they don’t, we’ll be interested to see if three guys can build on their previous performances. Those three guys are running back Brandon Burks, who led the Packers in rushing in week 1; safety Kentrell Brice, who led the Packers in tackles last week; and receiver Geronimo Allison, who’s been the training camp darling. No pressure, but who wants a roster spot?
- Inside linebackers Sam Barrington and Jake Ryan didn’t play last week. That gave rookie Blake Martinez an opportunity and he was just okay. Like WR3, this appears to be a legitimate battle for a starting spot. Three guys, two slots and we have zero idea who the leading candidates are. In our eyes, they’re all equal at this point. Someone better go out there and show he wants (and is capable of doing) the job.