Green Bay cornerback Sam Shields (shoulder) could be ready to return to the field in Week 10.
The Green Bay defense will look to stop Carolina QB Cam Newton and the Panthers' rushing attack in Week 9.
LB Julius Peppers is leading the top-notch Green Bay pass rush with 5.5 sacks on the season.
The Green Bay Packers are second among NFL teams in sacks, taking down opposing quarterbacks 23 times over the first six weeks of the season.
The Green Bay D/ST will look to attack the San Diego offensive line that will be missing two starters in Week 6.
The run defense of the Green Bay Packers has improved in recent weeks, with the last two Packers opponents averaging just 76 yards rushing.
The Green Bay Packers travel to San Francisco in Week 4 to face the struggling offense of the 49ers.
Green Bay DC Dom Capers has used multiple defensive schemes like the "Bear" defense to help deal with personnel changes due to injuries.
Rookie linebacker Jake Ryan will see an increase in playing time in Week 2 with ILB Sam Barrington (foot) out for the season.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel tabbed the Packers run defense as the key to Week 1 success for Green Bay.
The Green Bay Press-Gazette noted linebackers Jayrone Elliott and Jake Ryan as players who stood out in Week 4 of the preseason.
The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel expects the Green Bay defensive communication to be tested against Philadelphia in Week 3 of the preseason.