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5 Things To Watch For In Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks 2014 NFL Opener

Packers vs. Seahawks: 5 Things To Watch For In 2014 NFL Opener

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Are you ready for some football? As football fans across the world gather to enjoy the very first night of professional football, take a look at five things to watch for in the 2014 NFL opener between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks.

5. The 12th Man Will Be Louder Than Ever Before

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5. The 12th Man Will Be Louder Than Ever Before

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There are plenty of things to cheer about in Seattle these days. Not only are the Seahawks defending Super Bowl champions, but the very first game to kick off the 2014 NFL season is also in Seattle. With one of the best and loudest crowds in the entire NFL, expect to see a whole new level of pandemonium. Some of the best fans in football will make sure to make their presence felt against the Packers.

4. Julius Peppers Shines In Packers Debut

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4. Julius Peppers Shines In Packers Debut

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Defensive end Julius Peppers is making sure to end his final few years of playing professional football on a high note. Expect to see him and Clay Matthews put quarterback Russell Wilson to the ultimate test when it comes to pass rushing. Peppers should have a big game that will see him show everyone he still has some gas left in the tank as he'll get to disrupt offensive plays consistently.

3. Legion Of Boom Swarms

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3. Legion Of Boom Swarms

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Make no mistake about it; the Seahawks have the best secondary in the entire NFL. They can shut down any receiving corps coming their way with such an authority that it will frustrate the Packers' offense like there is no tomorrow. Expect to see some heavy hitting and perhaps a few interceptions thanks to Richard Sherman and his top notch defensive squad.

2. Eddie Lacy Will Light Up Seahawks On The Ground

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2. Eddie Lacy Will Light Up Seahawks On The Ground

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Running back Eddie Lacy was a real gem for the Packers last season as he ran for over 1,000 yards and 11 touchdowns. Expect to see the Packers' rushing attack be rather effective since quarterback Aaron Rodgers will have a tough time against the Seahawks' secondary. Lacy should easily rack up 100-plus yards in this game.

1. Percy Harvin Has Huge Game

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1. Percy Harvin Has Huge Game

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Many people are quick to write off Percy Harvin as a legitimate receiving threat on offense. Don't forget that he is actually Wilson's favorite target and will be thrown to plenty of times against the Packers.

Luis Tirado Jr. is a New York Jets writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter, like him on Facebook or add him to your network on Google