When the Packers open the season Thursday night in Chicago, we’ll see just how an all-time great QB adjusts to a completely different scheme under a new head coach. Plus, why the Texans’ trade might be a difference-maker, Brissett’s bright outlook, and what to watch for on Sunday, including the Eagles’ bringing the blitz, Andy Reid dialing up a deep shot, and the Patriots’ options for defending JuJu.
A strong pocket passer with high velocity on his throws—but room to improve as an on-the-run thrower—Colts QB Jacoby Brissett has a high ceiling under center for a team that should still expect to reach the playoffs.
With the additions of wide receivers Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams, the Raiders appear to be a more talented team on paper this season. But can they compete in an AFC West division that includes the Chiefs and Chargers?