2011 NFL Season Opener vs the Saints Promises to be a Thriller
Step 2. Have them square off in one of the most prolific stadiums in the league.
Step 3. Make sure you have plenty of brats, beer, and hotwings within reaching distance because you won't want to leave your seat.
Not only will the game be epic (I'm predicting one of the greatest season openers of all time) but the festivities before and during the game will be outstanding. I'm not wild about the Chris Rock or Lady Antebellum stuff - but the Packers fans are always great, and this week they will be performing a patriotic American Flag themed card stunt for pregame and then later during the game they will be doing a Packers themed one during the almighty "GO PACK GO" cheer.
The last time the Packers and Saints faced off Green Bay was embarrased 51-29 by Brees and company. Fresh off a Super Bowl win, and eager to get back to business (winning football games) I predict Aaron Rodgers will have a huge game reminiscent of his late season and post-season hot streak. Drew Brees threw 22 interceptions last season (second most in the league). I anticipate him maybe throwing one interception - I also believe the Packers defense led by Dom Capers and Charles Woodson will cause him some fits. The Packers defense played pretty vanilla this preseason. I bet they can't wait to open up a can on Drew Brees and the Saints.
My prediction: Packers 33 Saints 17