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NFC North Tour: The Battlegrounds

RB Brandon Jackson (Mark Duncan/AP)

We take our weekly spin through the NFC North to look ahead to this week's key battles. For the Packers, that's the punting showdown between Chris Bryan and Tim Masthay.

Green Bay Packers BATTLE OF THE WEEK: Tim Masthay vs. Chris Bryan for punter — The separation between the young challengers that general manager Ted Thompson and the coaches need to see to render a decision hasn't happened through three weeks of training camp and two preseason games. Masthay and Bryan stayed in competitive step with one another with decent, if not solid, kicks of 43 and 39 yards... Recommended Stories

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