4 major X-Factors to watch in the Packers vs. Saints matchup in Week 3

Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Packers
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The Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints are set to take each other on in Week 3 in one of the most anticipated matchups early in the season. This game will be played on Sunday Night Football and will be must-watch primetime television.

Anytime Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees face off against each other, fans know that they are going to get a show. That will be the case this week.

Coming into this matchup, the Packers are undefeated at 2-0. The Saints, on the other hand, fell to the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 2 and are 1-1. Both teams will be looking to make a major statement with a win on Sunday night.

Rodgers has been playing at an MVP level through the first two weeks of the season and the Packers have put up 85 points in two games. Brees and the Saints have struggled a bit, especially with the status of Michael Thomas unknown at this point in time for Week 3.

All of that being said, let’s take a look at four major X-Factors to watch in the Packers vs. Saints matchup this week.