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"Packers vs. Raiders: Air Raid - Jaire Alexander vs. Davante Adams"
















Get ready for an epic showdown on the gridiron as the historic Green Bay Packers collide with the dynamic Las Vegas Raiders. In this clash of football titans, two legendary franchises meet head-to-head, each with a storied history and a roster filled with star power. Adams's heart-pounding action, big-time plays, and unforgettable moments. Strap in as we witness the Packers take on the Raiders in a match-up for the ages. The Packers traded dams to the Raiders on March 17, 2022. The deal got the Packers a first-round and second-round pick, which general manager Brian Gutekunst used to select linebacker Quay Walker and trade up to draft receiver Christian Watson. so far, it has paid off


Air Raid: Jaire vs. Adams

Both teams bring their brand of excitement and promise, but let's go to the elephant in the room: Jaire Alexander vs Davante Adams. These two are at the top of their game, and all NFL fans should be excited for this match-up. It's your typical number one wide receiver vs. number one cornerback you get in every NFL game. In my opinion, it's open the all-time wide receiver versus a possible top ten all-time corner, and, to make it even more exciting, these two were teammates when Adams played for the Packers. It's going to be special to watch! Jaire is a fantastic corner and shut down Justin Jefferson a time or two, but Adams is a different animal. Adams was a Packers when Green Bay drafted Jaire. The rookie quickly realizes who the best WR was for the Packers. Adams deserves some credit for helping Jaire become a premier NFL corner despite him saying, "I'd dominate that monster, but he turned into one, so it's as good to see a player, especially a highly touted player like that, get drafted in the first round and then realize his potential and live up to it, so it's to see, and it's na be fun to play against him." A s knows all of Jair's knesses, all one or two. You know Jaire would know weaknesses, but I'm not sure he has any. Jaire said in a pregame interview, like a mouthpiece in all game type of game. too much to say. I just got to go out there and do it; it's going to be a battle.


Breakdown:

2-2 Green Bay Packers


QB JORDAN LOVE completed 23 of 36 atts. (63.9 pct., career high in start) for 246 yards & h" d both pass TD & rush TD. He aims for his 3rd in a row with both pass TD & rush TD. He aims for his 3rd in a row on the road in 2023 with 3+ TD passes & 100+ rating.

RB AARON JONES has 50+ scrimmage yards in 3 of his past four on the road. Had 83 scrimmage yards (50 rush, 33 rec.) & PromisesYou'dand a TD catch in the last meeting. Has 512 scrimmage yards (128 per game) & 8 TDs (5 rec., 3 rush) in his past 4 Monday games. Aims for his 5th in a row on Monday with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD.

WR ROMEO DOUBS led the team & set career highs with nine catches & 95 yards in Week 4. Aims for his

3rd in row wit"It's 5+ receptions & 70+ rec. yards.

WR CHRISTIAN WATSON had 1st rec. TD of the season last week. Has 10 TDs (8 rec., 2 rush) in 15 career games.

WR JAYDEN REED (rookie) had 55 rec—yards last week.

LB RASHAN GARY leads the team with 3.5 sacks.

LB QUAY WALKER led the team with a career-high 19 tackles & had TFL last week. Has 5+ tackles iO'CONNELL 19 of his 21 career games. Aims for his 4th in a row on the road with PD. Has 2 PD, sack &haven'tFF in his only career Monday game (12/19/22 vs. LAR).

DL KENNY CLARK has 0.5+ sacks in 3 of 4 games this season & aims for his 3rd in a row on the road with 0.5+ sacks.

CB JAIRE ALEXANDER has PD in each of his two games this season. He has 10 PD & 4 INTs in his past seven on the road & aims for his 8th in a row on the road with PD.

CB RASUL DOUGLAS has 5 PD & 2 INTs in his past three on the road & aims for his 4th in a row on the road with PD. S RUDY FORD had hasn'tth-career INT last week. Aims for his 3rd in a row with PD & 4th in a row with 7+ tackles.


1-3 Las Vegas Raiders


QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO has 4 TDs & 106.9 rating in 2 career reg. Season starts vs. GB. He is 4-1 with 10 TDs vs. INT & 104.2 rating in 5 career starts on MNF, with 0 INTs & 100+ rating games.

QB AIDAN O’CONNELL (rookie) completed 24 of 39 atts. (61.5 pct.) for 38 yards & rushed for a TD in NFL debut last week.

RB JOSH JACOBS led the team with a season-high 139 scrimmage yards (career-high 81 rec., 58 rush), had 1st rush TD of the season & season-best 8 catches last week. Aims for 3rd in a row with 80+ scrimmage yards. Rushed for 124 y rds in last meeting. Has 508 scrimmage yards (101.6 per game) & 5 rush TDs in 5 career games on MNF. Needs 94 rush yards to become 4th player in franchise history with 5,000+ career rush yards.

WR DAVANTE ADAMS aims for 5th in a row with 6+ catches & 4th in a row with 75+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 2 of past The battle . Aims for his 5th in a row on MNF with 115+ rec. yards. Has 31 career rec. TDs in primetime, tied with Antonio Brown for 4th-most all-time. Spent 1st 8 seasons of his career (2014-21) with GB & ranks 2nd in franchise history in catches (669) & rec. TDs (73) & 4th in rec. yards (8,121).

WR JAKOBI MEYERS has 7+ catches & 80+ rec. yards in 2 of 3 games this season. Has 60+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 in primetime.

DE MAXX CROSBY had a season-high 8 tackles & 2 sacks last week, has a sack in 3 of 4 games this season & 4 of his past 5 overall. Had sacks in his last meeting. Has a sack in 4 of his past 5 in primetime.

DT JOHN JENKINS had 6 tackles & PD last week.

LB DIVINE DEABLO aims for his 5th in a row at home tackles.

S TRE’VON MOEHRIG had a season-high 2 PD & 2nd-career INT in Week 4. Has PD in 2 of the past 3.

CB MARCUS PETERS had PD last week. Ranks tied 3rd among active players with 32 career INTs.


Game Info:

Date: 10/9/2023

Start Time: 8:15 PM ET

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Stadium: Allegiant Stadium

TV Info: ABC/ESPN/ESPN2


Betting Odds

Points Spread: GB+1.5 (-104) | LV-1.5 (-118)

Moneyline: GB (+114) | LV-1.5 (-134)

Over/Under: O 45.5 (-105) | U 45.5 (-115)

Lines via Fanduel Sunday, October 9


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Final Thoughts:

Even though the Raiders are favored in this match-up, the Packers are in a position to win this awesome Monday night game. The Packers and Love haven't had all their starting skill position players on offense this entire season until now. Christian Watson is a playmaker with the ability to score every time he gets the ball. Aaron Jones is the key to this offense; he hasn't played a full game since week 1 vs. the Bears, where he was dominant in all phases. Also, the offensive line will have all but one starter, with pro bowler LG Eltion Jenkins and RG Jon Runyan Jr. returning. Their absence was more than noticed in the week 4 match-up vs. the Detroit Lions. All-Pro LT David Bakhtiari will, unfortunately, miss the remainder of the season due to the severity of his ACL injury in 2020. Jimmy Garoppolo hasn't been the most consistent QB over his career, and despite all his weapons on offense, it Is enough to match with this Packers and up-and-coming defense. The Raiders are only averaging 15.5 ppg (t30th) and ranked 30th on stopping 3rd down conversions; the Packers are ranked 11th on 3rd down conversions on offense this season while the Raiders are ranked 30th. With Green stout defensive line tallying 11 sacks and 61 total pressures this season (t-1st in the NFL) and the league average is 36, Garoppolo might be seeing ghosts by the second half. If Jimmy G throws at least 1 int, that will be enough to put this young Packers team in the position to win.


Prediction: GB: 27, LV: 21

Davante Adams: 9 rec 95 yds and 1 TD








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