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Here are three big match-ups to watch for the Green Bay Packers:
1) A.J. Hawk and Desmond Bishop vs. Cam Newton
Even though Newton only had 18 rushing yards last week, everyone knows that he is a major threat in the open field. If the Packers' defense wants to stop drives, Hawk and Bishop are going to need to keep close tabs on Newton, especially if he starts moving outside the pocket. If Newton is able to get into space by running the ball, it could be a long game for Green Bay.
2) Tramon Williams or Charles Woodson vs. Steve Smith
Last week, Smith had a monster game and was able to get past the Arizona Cardinals' secondary all game long. With Newton's arm strength, the deep pass to Smith is one that he will be consistently looking for. Whoever is covering Smith, whether Woodson or Williams, will need to keep him in front of them to stop big plays from happening.
3) Bryan Bulaga vs. Charles Johnson
Charles Johnson had a breakout year last year and established himself as a dominant pass rusher. He definitely has the advantage over Bulaga, so this will be an interesting matchup to watch all game long. If Johnson can consistently get to Rodgers, the Packers will be in serious trouble.