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Bills vs. Packers: Numbers and Notes

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Bills vs. Packers: Numbers and Notes

BUFFALO BILLS (0-1) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (1-0)

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BILLS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER 7-3
STREAKS 5 of past 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Gailey: 1-0 McCarthy: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 15-10 vs. Dolphins W 27-20 at Eagles
LAST GAME 11/5/06: Packers 10 at Bills 24.  Buffalo defense forces 4 turnovers & Bills RB Anthony Thomas rushes for 95 yards & 1 TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/22/02: Packers 10, Bills 0.  Green Bay QB Brett Favre throws 11-yard TD pass to WR Donald Driver in 4th quarter to seal win.  Packers RB Ahman Green adds 116 rush yards.
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Spero Dedes, Randy Cross.  SIRIUS: 108 (Buf.), 125 (GB).  XM: 102 (GB).

NOTES

BILLS: Club has 6-1 record when QB TRENT EDWARDS has 100+ passer rating.  Edwards recorded 95.1 passer rating in 4th quarter last week…Rookie RB C.J. SPILLER (1st round, No. 9) is 4th Bills rookie RB to start on Kickoff Weekend since 1988 (THURMAN THOMAS, ’88; TRAVIS HENRY, ’01; MARSHAWN LYNCH, ’07).  Tied team-high w/4 receptions last week.  RB FRED JACKSON is averaging 89.8 rush yards per game in past 5 (449 total).  Jackson (1,952) needs 48 rushing yards to reach 2,000…WR LEE EVANS had 43-yard TD reception in only career game vs. GB (11/5/06).  Evans ranks 3rd in team history with 5,390 receiving yards.  Has reception in 90 of past 91…WR-KR ROSCOE PARRISH recorded 31-yard TD rec. last week (1st TD rec. since 9/21/08)…S JAIRUS BYRD has 2 career INTs against NFC…Club has 14-3 (.823) record when CB TERRENCE MC GEE has INT…LB CHRIS KELSAY has 2 sacks in past 3 against NFC…DE MARCUS STROUD has 10 career sacks against NFC…LB CHRIS ELLIS registered 1st career sack last week…PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 3+ TD passes.  In 16 career home starts, has completed 366 of 551 (66.4 pct.) for 4,218 yards with 29 TDs vs. 7 INTs for 101.6 rating…RB BRANDON JACKSON rushed for 63 yards last week & added 2 catches for 12 yards.  FB JOHN KUHN had 3rd career rush TD last week…WR DONALD DRIVER aims for 3rd in row vs. Buf. with TD.  Had TD catch last week.  WR GREG JENNINGS had 5 catches for 82 yards in Week 1, incl. 32-yard TD.  In past 3 at home, has 15 catches for 314 yards (104.7 per game) & TD (64 yards).  TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY aims for 3rd in row vs. AFC with 70+ yards & TD.  Has 3 TDs in past 2 vs. AFC...LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 2 sacks last week, 4th 2-sack game of career. Also had FF.  CB CHARLES WOODSON had 3 INTs (1 TD) last year vs. AFC.  Holds team record with 8 defensive TDs (7 INTs, 1 FR).  S NICK COLLINS has 13 INTs since 2008, most by NFL S.  Since 2008, Woodson leads NFL with 5 INT-TDs & Collins is tied for 2nd with 3.

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ACDC84's picture

I don't especially love giving 12 1/2, but I expect the Packers to "earn" me another quick $1000 this week.

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