Philadelphia Eagles vs Green Bay Packers will open their 2017 NFL pre season campaign on Thursday night at 8:00 PM EST in Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin. NBC will be doing the TV coverage while the game can be watched online live on FuboTV.
Both teams played in last year’s preseason with the Eagles winning all of their four games while the Packers were 3-1. Both teams finished 3rd in NFC East and NFC North respectively last season.
Date and Time: August 10th, 2017 8:00 PM EST
Venue: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin
TV: NBC (US Regional)
Thursday’s game will be highlighted by Donnel Pumphrey, who weigh 176 pounds and is one of the lightest guys to play in the modern era of NFL. The NCAA’s all-time leading rusher playing at San Diego State, Pumphrey will be the guy all eyes will be locked at.
Second-year man Paul Turner is out with a shoulder injury. Also, Marcus Johnson won’t be playing due to a hamstring injury.
Alshon Jeffery is suffering a shoulder injury from a couple of weeks now and will be sidelined in the preseason.Torrey Smith, Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor, Shelton Gibson, and the rest of the talented wide receiver room will provide plenty to watch.
Young talents Torrey Smith, Jordan Matthews, Nelson Agholor, and Shelton Gibson will be providing the necessary firepower.
Standing 6-3, 318-pound defensive lineman Brian Price is all set for his second season with the Packers and has proved to be at his best on the practice field thus far in training camp.
Green Bay’s second in command quarterback Brett Hundley is likely to start the game with Aaron Rodgers at rest. After a promising rookie preseason of 2015, Hundley sadly didn’t get that chance last year due to an injury. However, he all fine to set things into motion beginning this Thursday.
Veteran CB Davon House will be out of play due to a hamstring injury.