Green Bay Packers vs Washington Redskins: 5 Matchups to Watch

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The Green Bay Packers will look to take down the Washington Redskins at home, and it’s going to be important for them to win these matchups.

The Green Bay Packers (9-3) are at home in Week 14 to take on the Washington Redskins (3-9). Green Bay is looking to tighten their hold on the NFC North while Washington is focused on building towards next year as they prepare to start their full head coaching search. They’re riding a two-game winning streak over the Detroit Lions and the floundering Carolina Panthers. This shouldn’t be a game that Green Bay takes lightly.

Washington is a lowly 30th in DVOA this season while Green Bay is coming in at ninth thanks in large part to an offense that ranks seventh in the NFL. Their defense likes to generate pressure and force mistakes on the quarterback, and rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins has been susceptible to that with two touchdowns compared to six interceptions through six games played on the season.

This is a huge game for Green Bay. They got an extra game of separation over the Minnesota Vikings (8-4) after they lost on Monday night, and they’ll want to keep that going this week by getting out to a lead early rather than forcing a hasty comeback. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers made his call to fans to do their part for this week, and he’ll want to make sure that the team holds up their end of the bargain.