Originally posted on Packers Talk Radio Network  |  Last updated 10/4/13
Everything points to a Packers victory this weekend, and it has me nervous.  The Lions haven’t won a game in Lambeau Field since before I stopped believing I could grow up to be Batman (1991).  The Packers are 8 point favorites.  They are coming off of a bye.  They should be getting healthier, although it is unclear whether Clay Matthews and Casey Hayward are going to play.  They don’t lose at home and they don’t lose division games.   The Packers are the better team than the Lions from top to bottom, and if they don’t win 1-3 is not a place to make a run at the playoffs from.  The team needs this win. There are reasons to be nervous, however.  If Clay Matthews doesn’t play, a unit that hasn’t been very good at rushing the passer is going to get even worse.  As soon as he exited the game in Cincinnati, the Packers allowed 3 unanswered touchdowns and lost the game. Calvin Johnson is always  a terror, and this projects to be the first time that Sam Shields will line up on him all game...
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