5 NFL Teams on Upset Alert in Week 1

BR StudiosFeatured ColumnistSeptember 1, 2013

It's a brand-new NFL season. Fans around the country think this is their year. But soon, reality will take over and the games will begin. 

Week 1 has some great matchups.

How about a rematch of last year's NFC divisional game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers?

Green Bay spent the entire offseason wondering how it can stop the read-option. The Packers will get tested right away Sunday against Colin Kaepernick and Co.

Lots of folks are taking the Hard Knocks stars as their sexy Super Bowl picks. The Cincinnati Bengals open up against the Marc Trestman-led Bears in Chicago. The Bears revamped their offensive line, and it's playoffs or bust this year.

Josh Zerkle has put five teams on upset alert for Week 1 (including the matchups we mentioned).

Some may surprise you. Check out the video above, and let us know in the comments below who you have on upset alert for Week 1.