Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for September 3, 2013

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The first cheese curds of the 2013 regular season bring you SBNation's first power rankings of the year.

Welcome to regular season NFL football! The preseason and training camp seemed to last forever. The off-season was even longer. Now we can focus on real football and look forward to the Packers' game on Sunday against the 49ers. But before we start digging deep into that matchup, let's look around and see what the internet has for us today.

Packers' young offensive tackles expected to play like veterans - JSOnline
No time for rookie mistakes, guys. Go out and kick some ass on Sunday.

Eight years, A.J. Hawk still here - JSOnline
"(Winston) Moss can't fathom why outsiders don't latch onto a different narrative, the one of a throwback linebacker fitting into the culture of the region. Hawk does what's asked, he says. Period."

NFL power rankings 2013: 49ers, Broncos Super Bowl favorites? - SBNation.com
You'll like where our Packers land in our SBNation power rankings. In fact, I'm pleasantly surprised at how high they're ranked, as I had them a little bit lower.

QB Scott Tolzien was 'the black sheep' growing up as a Packers fan in Illinois - FOX Sports Wisconsin
Growing up a Packers fan among Bears fans in Illinois? He's a winner in my book.

All 32 Quarterbacks As Their Team Name! | Kissing Suzy Kolber
I dare you to not laugh when you get to Philip Rivers and the Chargers.

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