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Both the Packers and Lions have great match-ups.
With the Lions they are facing a team that is stout against the run but struggle against the pass. This is a game where we can expect the Lions to air it out.
So far this year the Niners have made their bones on being to out-physical their opponents. That will not happen this week. The Lions are very physical up front on defense and are able to get pressure on the passer by rushing just four, which makes plays in their secondary harder to come by for their average playmakers.
The 49ers have gotten off to a great start, but their workman like approach is not going to fly against a team that can match their physicality.
I also want to wish their struggling secondary good luck in slowing down Calvin Johnson on the outside. He is making a damn good case for being the best receiver on the planet.
For the Packers, well they have a god match up in just about every aspect of the game because the Rams are just flat out bad. The statistics for the Rams defense against the pass look good, but that is because they are always playing from behind.
Their offense is anemic at best, and just stands no chance of keeping up with the Packers offense. They just do not have the weapons to do so.