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Green Bay Packers vs Cincinnati Bengals will be a big AFC-NFC clash on Sunday as the NFL 2013 regular season hits week 3. Both teams have had reasonable starts to the season having won one and lost one each, but both will want to get their noses in front with another win today to keep them above .500. The game is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. ET and can be watched online through live stream (details below).
The Packers bounced back well last week, gaining a very good win at home to the Washington Redskins. Many had expected them to falter again having gone down in week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers 28-34. However, they came back in style last week with a big 38-20 win over the Redskins.
Next week the Packers will have a bye, which means they will want to sign off on a positive note, otherwise they will have a long wait to rectify a 1-2 record.
The Packers have been immense on the offense; ranking first for total yards gained with a massive 482.5 yards on average per game – and that's against two very competent teams in the Redskins and the 49ers. Green Bay also rank second in total points scored, posting an average of 33 points per game so far this season. Much of their offensive success has come thanks to their pass, in which they rank second with 381.5 yards per game gained.
Aaron Rodgers has been central to everything the Packers have done offensively, and he has completed 55 of 79 throws for 813 yards and 7 touchdowns. He has effectively found receivers across the field, with Randall Cobb and Jermichael Finley each scoring two touchdowns, and Jordy Nelson receiving 10 for 196 yards – an average of 19.6 yards – and three touchdowns.
The Bengals meanwhile lost a tight game on the road to Chicago 21-24 in week 1, but came back strong last week against Pittsburgh, winning 20-10.
Green Bay Packers vs Cincinnati Bengals will start at 1 p.m. ET and can be watched on TV on the Fox network, or online through live stream by clicking here.