The Packers boasted one of the league's top run defenses in the beginning of the 2016 NFL season, when they held their first four opponents to 50 or fewer yards gained on the ground. And now, as they prepare to face the Dallas Cowboys and Ezekiel Elliott, the unit will need to once again return to dominant form if Green Bay is to have any hope of defeating the Cowboys to move onto the NFC Championship Game.
It had to happen eventually. The Green Bay Packers' No. 1 run defense will finally take on the league's No. 1 rushing offense when the Packers host the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau on Sunday.
By 6:30 p.m. Lambeau time that night, one of those teams may not be ranked first in its respective category any longer.
Up Periscope against the Packers week 14 opponent: the Dallas Cowboys. Will the Packers finally get out of their slump or will they need to rely on luck again? Will they need either against a destitute Cowboys team?
The 2015 Version of the Green Bay Packers has been favorably compared by some to the 2010 – 2011 Super Bowl Champions. There are in fact many positive similarities this season but the differences are striking as well.
Garda gives you three games to watch besides the Green Bay-Carolina match. Two are after the Packers play and one is there for you in case the Packers take care of business early and you want to peek at another early game.
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."