The Green Bay Packers are heavy favorites heading into their Week 2 matchup with the Cam Newton-led Carolina Panthers. After a stunning NFL debut, Newton has taken over NFL attention and will face a much larger test against the highly-touted Packers defense.
This game features arguably the best team in the league against one of last year's worst. The Panthers have done much to improve, but still have plenty of work to do. The Packers will look to take advantage of getting the Panthers before they have more opportunities to gel.
The Packers should handle the Panthers quite handily, but there are no guarantees in the NFL on "any given Sunday." The Packers will need to show fully prepared and focused on their search to start their season 2-0.
Here are five things to look for as you watch the Packers take on the Panthers.