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There was a lot of talk in the wake of the Packers’ season-opening blowout loss to the New Orleans Saints about the blueprint Saints defensive coordinator Dennis Allen had given the rest of the league on slowing down three-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers (above) and the Green Bay offense. But in truth, what the Saints did, playing two safeties deep, has been commonplace against Rodgers and first-team All-Pro wide receiver Davante Adams, for a long time.

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Packers defensive coordinator Joe Barry, whose unit had its own troubles against the Saints, spent four years with the Los Angeles Rams and watched new Lions quarterback Jared Goff (above) up close in L.A. during that time. So, he said, he spent the week trying to give his guys as much insight as he could share on the quarterback he’d coached against during so many practices.

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There have been and certainly will be more well-known ex-Packers to face their former team, but not many who are as beloved among their ex-teammates than Lions running back Jamaal Williams (above), whom the Packers opted not to re-sign this past offseason and watched go to the Lions on a bargain contract that amounts to a one-year, $2.25 million prove-it deal. It’s hard to blame the Packers, who had AJ Dillon waiting in the wings, but Williams will certainly have a lot of friends and admirers trying to tackle him or standing on the other sideline.