Week 2: Highlights, Lowlights, Disappointment, and Upset in the AFC North

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Published: September 20, 2009

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... his face. An interesting Week Two for the AFC North has just finished unfolding, and it seems that expecting the unexpected is the theme for this 2009-2010 NFL season.

Looking at the upset first, the Cinncinati Bengals went up to Lambeau Field after a heartbreak loss at Denver last week looking to regain the spark they showed in the offseason and preseason. After an even more impressive preseason, and a hard-fought win against the Bears last week, Green Bay came into Sunday as the heavy favorites.

Unfortunately for the Packers, Carson Palmer came ready to play, as he threw for 3 TD's.

While not perfect, it was enough to secure the win, as the AFC North Defensive Player of the Week (most likely) DE Antwan Odom racked up five sacks on Aaron Rodgers and kept the Packers' offense out of sync. The other key difference was Cedric Benson, who ran all over a Packers Defense that kept Chicago's run stuffed up in Week One, racking up an impressive 141 yards.

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