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Packers vs. Eagles: Three things to watch in preseason opener

That means that the majority of the snaps at outside linebacker will go to Kyler Fackrell, Jayrone Elliott, and a host of young players such as Reggie Gilbert and Johnathan Calvin.

The biggest issue with Fackrell last year was a shortage of strength, which limited him as a pass rusher and rendered him useless against the run.

Special teams is always crucial to watch in the Preseason, because that area of the game often determines the final few spots of the 53 man roster.

Trevor Davis and Quentin Rollins will likely field all of the punts on Thursday, because the Packers are hesitant to expose Randall Cobb to injury on returns even in regular season games.

Montravius Adams and Biegel won’t play, but it will be exciting to see Josh Jones inflict big hits on opponents in a real game rather than teammates in practice.

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