Originally written August 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers are 0-2 so far this preseason and have yet to look very good in many areas. This week, however, when the team travels to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals, Green Bay's starters will see much more action than they have in preseason games to this point.Picking up a win is not the main goal, but a strong performance is needed from the Packers on offense and defense with only 17 days until the regular season begins.Here are five things to watch for in this game:1. Improvement from the starting offense: Aaron Rodgers and the Packers' high-powered offensive starting unit have only been on the field for six drives so far this preseason. In Cincinnati, however, the first-team offense will likely play the entire first half. Thus far, the starters have hardly looked like the group that led the NFL in scoring last season. They've scored just one touchdown -- Rodgers to Jordy Nelson on a short field -- while committing three turnovers, including two fu...
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