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Complete Breakdown of Green Bay Packers’ 2014 NFL Schedule

Complete Breakdown of Green Bay Packers’ 2014 NFL Schedule

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The Green Bay Packers will play four primetime games, including the kickoff to the 2014 NFL season against the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. The 16-game schedule will be far from a walk in the park, as Green Bay will have their work cut out for them if they want to bring another Lombardi Trophy back to Titletown. Check out a complete breakdown of all 16 games, and don’t forget to comment below on which game you’re excited about.

Week 1: at Seahawks

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Week 1: at Seahawks

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The Packers will finally have an opportunity to get revenge for the horrid “Fail Mary” that haunts the dreams of every fan who sports the green and gold. CenturyLink Field is going to be rocking hard, which means Green Bay better bring their ‘A’ game if they want to put a damper on Seattle’s parade. Not to mention, it’s a great chance for the Packers to show the rest of the league that they mean business in 2014.

Week 2: Jets

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Week 2: Jets

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Will Geno Smith or Michael Vick be under center? It honestly doesn’t matter as the New York Jets are expected to have a decent team this year. They loaded up on offensive weapons in the offseason, which could potentially wreck Green Bay’s secondary. If anything else, it’s a trap game in the making.

Week 3: at Lions

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Week 3: at Lions

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Setting the tone in the division is incredibly important, especially as early as Week 3. The Detroit Lions are determined to erase their unfathomable collapse from last season that paved the way for Green Bay to take control of the NFC North title. If you think the Lions are going to give the Packers anything less than their best, think again.

Week 4: at Bears

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Week 4: at Bears

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The Packers travel to Soldier Field for the first time since Aaron Rodgers laid down an epic comeback against the Chicago Bears. The crowd is going to be deafening, and the Bears are going to do whatever it takes to win the contest. If we learned anything from last season, it’s that each game counts in the division, which is why this is going to be a big one.

Week 5: Vikings

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Week 5: Vikings

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The Minnesota Vikings were the laughing stock of the NFC North in 2013. The only way to remove that bad test is to get a win against their rival. The Packers and Vikings have had some turmoil in year’s past, which means fans should expect the unexpected, especially if Greg Jennings decides to run his mouth again.

Week 6: at Dolphins

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Week 6: at Dolphins

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The Miami Dolphins surprised a lot of teams last season with their finish of 8-8. The reason this could be a big showdown is because Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin, who was the offensive coordinator for the Packers during their Super Bowl run, might have a few tricks up his sleeve against his former team.

Week 7: Panthers

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Week 7: Panthers

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It doesn’t matter how good Green Bay’s record is up to this point because the schedule gets brutal from here. The Carolina Panthers are not a team to mess around with, especially after their dominate season from in 2013. Cam Newton is starting to come into his own, and he’s proving that he has exactly what it takes to lead a team to greatness.

Week 8: at Saints

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Week 8: at Saints

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One of the highlights of the season occurs in Week 8 when the Packers take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday Night Football. There’s no question this could be a preview of the NFC Championship Game, which I have to imagine the NFL is banking on. It honestly doesn’t get any better than Rodgers and Drew Brees going head-to-head. Does anyone remember the season opener in 2011?

Week 9: Bye

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Week 9: Bye

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Green Bay gets some much-needed rest during their bye in Week 9. It’s a good time to heal up before taking on the explosive second half of the season.

Week 10: Bears

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Week 10: Bears

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There’s no time to breathe now. The Packers host the Bears on Sunday Night Football. Last year, Rodgers went down with a collarbone injury against Chicago during a primetime game. If you think the quarterback will forget about that for one second, you better think again. Rodgers already has this game marked on his calendar as an opportunity to make a statement against Green Bay’s oldest rival.

Week 11: Eagles

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Week 11: Eagles

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The only way to get a top seed in the NFC is to beat the teams that will be right in the thick of it. The Philadelphia Eagles proved last season that they mean business. If Nick Foles catches fire again, the Packers better beware.

Week 12: at Vikings

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Week 12: at Vikings

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The second-to-last division game of the season could be more important than people think. If Minnesota isn’t contending for the NFC North crown, this is a perfect opportunity to derail Green Bay’s chances. If anything else, fans will get another opportunity to boo Jennings for his remarks last season. Yeah, that’s right, Packers fans never forget.

Week 13: Patriots

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Week 13: Patriots

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Tom Brady against Rodgers is a classic matchup that even the most casual fan will want to tune in for. Depending on what’s happening up to this point in the season, the contest between the Packers and the New England Patriots could be a Super Bowl preview.

Week 14: Falcons

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Week 14: Falcons

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Green Bay’s fourth and final primetime game of the season will occur against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football. In case you haven’t noticed, the Falcons are not big fans of the Packers, which is why this game should live up to the hype. Don’t expect Atlanta to be hanging around the bottom of the conference for a second consecutive year.

Week 15: at Bills

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Week 15: at Bills

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The Buffalo Bills are one of those teams that always have the potential to be good. If anything else, it’s a team that the Packers can’t sleep on, especially with E.J. Manuel getting a decent amount of experience under his belt at this point in the season.

Week 16: at Buccaneers

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Week 16: at Buccaneers

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Lovie Smith is all about beating the Packers, which is why he will have his team jacked up to bring the pain. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are still expected to be a rebuilder in 2014. However, the great part about the NFL is that any team can win on any given Sunday.

Week 17: Lions

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Week 17: Lions

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Green Bay wraps up the 2014 season with a very important matchup against Detroit. Depending on how things are going, this could easily be a game that determines who goes to the playoffs as the champion of the NFC North, and who goes home empty handed.