Bears vs Packers: Five Questions with Lombardi Ave

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2. It seems like the Rodgers and the Packers miss Jordy Nelson more than anyone expected. Is he the most underrated wide receiver in the league? Which wide receiver steps up down the stretch for the Packers?

Without a doubt, Jordy Nelson is one of the most underrated and underappreciated wide receivers in the game. There were some statistics floating around a couple of years ago showing the Rodgers-to-Nelson combination as the best in the league … and that was before Nelson’s 1,500-yard season in 2014.

Rodgers clearly misses Nelson, but he’s slowly finding ways to make up for his loss.

I would like to see Ty Montgomery come back from injury to help lead the Packers to a division title and into the playoffs. The rookie wide receiver has shown the ability to come up with the big catch. We need to see more of him down the stretch.

3. What’s been going on with Eddie Lacy this season? Is he hurt or just a little overweight? Has James Starks‘ strong performance lit a fire under Lacy?

I feel for Eddie Lacy. He’s been hurt, but came back last week with a drive and determination that we’ve come to appreciate here in Wisconsin. When he showed his spin move early in that game against the Vikings, I knew we were going to see the old Lacy.

He just needs to bring it here on out. The success of this year’s Packers team down the stretch will rest heavily on the run game. Whether it’s Lacy or Starks, I really don’t care. They both need to step up and make a difference.

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