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Know Your Steelers Week 12 Enemy: The Green Bay Packers

BTSC guides you to the names and numbers of the primary foes the Steelers will face on Sunday

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When the Green Bay Packers attempt to invade Heinz Field on Sunday night, Al and Chris will be mentioning unfamiliar names donning the green and gold. Here's a guide to the men that stand between the Steelers and their sixth-straight victory.

*Denotes starter


*No. 7 QB Brett Hundley

The UCLA product has disappointed, for the most part, subbing in for Aaron Rodgers. Hundley has struggled when pressure is applied and according to Pro Football Focus, the Steelers have applied the second-most pressures in the league. In six games, Hundley is one of the worst ranked quarterbacks in the NFL. He has thrown for 940 yards, two scores and eight picks. The Steeler defense could thrive in this spot.

Other Packers Quarterbacks to Note: No. 6 Joe Callahan

No. 30 RB Jamaal Williams

With Ty Montgomery likely and Aaron Jones certainly out, rookie Jamaal Williams gets his second start. Expected to also be utilized as a pass protector this week, Williams had 57 and 67 yards the past two weeks as the feature back.

Other Packers Running Backs to Note: No. 33 Aaron Jones (out), *No. 88 Ty Montgomery, No. 32 Devante Mays, *No. 22 FB Aaron Ripkowski

No. 17 WR Davante Adams

Adams is the most-targeted Packer and has 50 catches for 620 yards and is tied with Jordy Nelson for the most receiving TDs with six. Coty Sensabaugh should see a good bit of Adams on Sunday night.

Other Packers Wide Receivers to Note: *No. 87 LWR Jordy Nelson, *No. 18 RWR Randall Cobb, No. 81 Geronimo Allison, No. 11 Trevor Davis, No. 83 Jeff Janis

*No. 84 TE Lance Kendricks

With the bizarre Martellus Bennett exit, Kendricks has gotten four starts and has ten catches for 140 yards and a score.

Other Packers Tight Ends to Note: No. 82 Richard Rodgers

*No. 69 LT David Bakhtiari

The Colorado Buff ranks among the best LTs in the NFL. Bakhtiari has allowed three pressures all season and will protect Hundley from T.J. Watt on Sunday night at Heinz.

Other Packers Offensive Linemen to Note: *No. 65 G Lane Taylor, *No. 63 C Corey Linsley, *No. 73 RG Jahri Evans, *No. 78 RT Jason Spriggs, No. 62 G Lucas Patrick, No. 64 G/C Justin McCray, No. 74 T Ulrick John, No. 77 T Adam Pankey


*No. 76 DT Mike Daniels

A bull rusher with a low center of gravity, the interior lineman is one of the most dominant in the league. Daniels is very hard to block. The most disruptive Packer on the defensive line. The 6' and 310-pounder from Iowa has 2.5 sacks in eight games this season. A matchup against David DeCastro will be a good one to watch.

Other Packers Defensive Linemen to Note: *No. 94 LDE Dean Lowry, *No. 97 NT Kenny Clark, No. 91 NT Quinton Dial, No. 90 DT Montravius Adams

*No. 52 LOLB Clay Matthews Jr.

The veteran Packer will face Chris Hubbard a majority of the day with Marcus Gilbert suspended for PEDs. Matthews can still get to the quarterback, but not nearly as much in earlier years with 3 1/2 sacks. The standout in Pitch Perfect 2 could be a rock star again against Hubbard. That is if Matthews' groin allows him to play. Right now, No. 52 is a "game-time decision". If he's out, Nick Perry on the other side will be the edge rusher to watch.

Other Packers Linebackers to Note: *No. 47 LILB Jake Ryan, *No. 50 MLB Blake Martinez, *No. 53 ROLB Nick Perry, No. 55 OLB Ahmad Brooks, No. 51 OLB Kyler Frackrell, No. 48 ILB Joe Thomas, No. 98 OLB Chris Odom, No. 45 LB Vince Biegel

*No. 21 FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

HHCD has been a mainstay on a defense that has struggled due to injuries. With two picks and four pass defenses, Clinton-Dix will be a huge threat in the Green Bay secondary.

Other Packers Defensive Backs to Note: *No. 31 LCB Davon House, *No. 42 SS Morgan Burnett, *No. 23 RCB Damarious Randall, No. 28 CB Josh Hawkins, No. 27 S Josh Jones, No. 44 CB Donatello Brown, No. 20 CB Kevin King, No. 41 CB Lenzy Pipkins, No. 25 S Marwin Evans, No. 35 S Jermaine Whitehead


*No. 2 PK Mason Crosby

Crosby has been a constant as the place kicker for the Pack over the past eleven years. This year, Crosby is 21/23 (91.8%) on extra-point attempts and 11/14 (78.6%) on field goal attempts. His longest in 2017 was from 50 yards out.

Other Packers Special Teamers to Note: No. 8 P/H Justin Vogel, No. 61 LS Brett Goode, No. 11 PR/KR Trevor Davis, No. 83 KR Jeff Janis, No. 18 KR/PR Randall Cobb