Pack­ers (3-4-1) at Dol­phins (5-4)

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W ....... Ten­nessee ....... 27-20 W ...... atN.Y.Jets ...... 20-12 W ......... Oak­land ......... 28-20 L .... at New Eng­land .... 38-7 L ...... at Cincin­nati ...... 27-17 W .... Chicago .... 31-28 (OT) L ........... Detroit ........... 32-21 L ........ at Hous­ton ........ 42-23 W .......... N.Y. Jets .......... 13-6 Nov. 11 .... at Green Bay .... 1 Nov. 18 .............. Bye ............. Nov. 25 .. at In­di­anapo­lis .. 1 Dec. 2 .......... Buf­falo .......... 1 Dec. 9 ..... New Eng­land ..... 1 Dec. 16 .... at Min­nesota .... 1 Dec. 22 or 23 ..... Jax ..... TBD Dec. 30 ...... at Buf­falo ....... 1

Sun­day, 4:25 p.m. ET, Lam­beau Field, Green Bay, Wis­con­sin

TV: CBS

Danny Sheri­dan’s line: by 7

Dol­phins’ keys to vic­tory: Con­trol the foot­ball, steal a few pos­ses­sions and pres­sure QB Aaron Rodgers. An up­set is pos­si­ble if the Dol­phins can dom­i­nate time of pos­ses­sion with the run game and pro­duce a hand­ful of big plays on de­fense. The Pack­ers have been vul­ner­a­ble against the run at times this sea­son, and a re­peat of those trou­bles could mean a big day for RBs Frank Gore and Kenyan Drake. On de­fense, the Dol­phins must keep the heat on Rodgers, who has looked mor­tal un­der pres­sure. A big take­away or two could swing the game Mi­ami’s way.

Pack­ers’ keys to vic­tory: Pro­tect the foot­ball, start fast and at­tack the quar­ter­back. The Dol­phins have pro­duced 15 take­aways in their five wins, in­clud­ing four in­ter­cep­tions of New York Jets rookie Sam Darnold’s passes last week. The Pack­ers must win the turnover bat­tle. Get­ting a good start from QB Aaron Rodgers and the offense would al­low the de­fense to zero in on who­ever starts at quar­ter­back for the Dol­phins. RB Aaron Jones could be the key to a fast start, es­pe­cially against one of the league’s worst run de­fenses.

Matchup to watch: Dol­phins CB Xavien Howard vs. Pack­ers WR Da­vante Adams. Two of the NFL’s emerg­ing stars go head to head. Adams is av­er­ag­ing 91.3 re­ceiv­ing yards with four touch­downs at home this year. Howard is be­com­ing a shut­down cor­ner.

Who wins? The Pack­ers are un­beaten at home this sea­son and can’t afford a loss to the vis­it­ing Dol­phins. Rodgers hasn’t lost at Green Bay since 2016.

Pack­ers, 27-17 Pack­ers

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