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Packers-Rams: Three keys

Aug 9, 2014; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans defensive back Hakeem Smith (38) dives for the tackle against Green Bay Packers running back Rajion Neal (34) during the second half at LP Field. Image by Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Packers-Rams: Three keys

By Jeff Falconio. CREATED Aug 16, 2014

Offensive line play Last week the starting offensive line played the opening series and controlled the line scrimmage against Tennessee.  This week the Packers will be challenged by one of the best front fours in the NFL.  Will we see similar production from the ground game?

Wide receiver battle Mike McCarthy has called this the deepest group of receivers he has had in his time at Green Bay.  We all know about Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb but what about the mix of Jarrett Boykin, Davante Adams, Kevin Dorsey, Myles White, etc.?  Who will step in as a reliable third or fourth option?

On the bubble Time is running out at training camp.  After Saturday the Packers will hold only six more camp practices and the starters will get lots of playing time next week against Oakland.  For those players on the bubble to make the roster this is a huge opportunity to solidify a spot on the team.