Aaron Rodgers and Alex Smith Go Head-To-Head at Lambeau Field

The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs will go head to head during Monday Night Football at Lambeau Field. The Packers are going into the game 2-0, and the Chiefs are currently 1-1.
Aaron Rodgers will once again be center stage during primetime Monday Night Football. The quarterback has lead his team to 19 consecutive home games, and Rodgers is looking for more. Even though the Packer’s top receiver, Jordy Nelson, is out with an ACL tear, the team isn’t too concerned. Rodgers turned to rookie Ty Montgomery last Sunday against the Seahawks. The wide receiver made four completions from Rodgers for the win, and will be a target again against the Chiefs.
The Chiefs are coming off a tough Thursday night loss to the Denver Broncos. Alex Smith completed 16 of 25 passes for 191 yards and threw two interceptions. Smith does have his go-to tight end, Travis Kelce who has dropped only four of the 98 passes thrown to him during the last 18 games. But it still will be tough for Smith seeing that the Packers’ secondary was successful against the Seahawks on Thursday. Another tough offensive note for the Chiefs, is the fact that running back Jamaal Charles has fumbled 16 times in his last 48 games, two of which were during their recent lost to the Broncos. One of Charles’ fumbles during the Broncos game happened within the final minute of the game and was returned for the game-winning touchdown. Needless to say Charles will be fired up on Monday and ready to make-up for that loss.
The Packer’s offensive line will have a tough matchup against the Chiefs’ All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston. The linebacker has had 13 sacks in his last eight games. That being said, the Chiefs’ secondary is still missing cornerback Sean Smith due to a three-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
A win for the Chiefs would send a message to the other teams in the AFC and push them forward in their division. They have had extra time to prepare for this game so they won’t back down without a fight. But in the end, the game will come down to whether or not the Chiefs can contain Aaron Rodgers and his expertise at Lambeau Field.

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