Packers will face a stacked NFC in 2018
/ Packers

By Marty Kauffman

The 2017 NFL season concluded Sunday night with the Philadelphia Eagles winning Super Bowl LII over the New England Patriots. Now, we move on to the 2018 season.

After an offseason of major changes, the Green Bay Packers are looking to return to the Super Bowl after failing to reach the game the last seven seasons.

The road to a Super Bowl is always difficult, but 2018 will not be easy for the Packers in a stacked NFC.

In just the past two seasons, 11 different teams in the conference made the postseason, with the Atlanta Falcons being the only team to make it each of the last two seasons. The Eagles became the first Super Bowl champion in the conference since 2013.

Of those 11 teams, Green Bay plays five of them this upcoming season: NFC North rivals Minnesota and Detroit twice, home against Atlanta, on the road at Seattle and the Los Angeles Rams.

None of the 11 teams have a player equal to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, but most of them possess better overall talented rosters compared to Green Bay. Against NFC playoff teams this season, the Packers went...

Keep reading