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Let’s put the cart before the horse, why don’t we? This week, we’re going to ask forward-looking questions to you, including The Big One that everyone seems to be asking.
Question 1: Should the Packers extend Jordan Love before next season?
Here we go: Have we seen enough out of Jordan Love to make the decision that he’s the next long-term starter? The assumption is that the sooner you sign a quarterback, the more team-friendly the contract could be for a team’s salary cap situation.
Now that Love has played out of his mind for about a five-week stretch, are you ready to call it? Has he done enough to where you want to lock him in, or do you still need to see what he does next season — the final year of his recently-signed one-year extension — before pulling the trigger on a massive payday?
Question 2: Will the Packers be the NFC North favorites next season?
This is one that’s been bouncing around in my head since Sunday. Because of how the Packers (and Lions) started the season, it seems unreasonable to believe that the team can realistically push for an NFC North title this season. What about next year, though? If I were an oddsmaker, I think I would give Green Bay a slight edge over Detroit in 2024.
Question 3: When will the Packers lose their next game?
Here is Green Bay’s remaining schedule:
- Week 14: @ New York Giants
- Week 15: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Week 16: @ Carolina Panthers
- Week 17: @ Minnesota Vikings
- Week 18: vs. Chicago Bears
Yes, that’s a very weak schedule. How weak? It’s the easiest remaining in the NFL this season.
Here’s our question: When is the Packers’ next loss coming? At this point, I think the only game that they’ll even be underdogs in is at Minnesota, and we’ll see how their quarterback situation unfolds over the next few weeks.