GREEN BAY PACKERS AT DETROIT LIONS (FOX)
WHEN: 1:00 p.m. est November 18th
WHERE: Ford Field
TV: Joe Buck (play-by-play) and Troy Aikman (analyst) with Pam Oliver on the sideline for FOX.
RADIO: Wayne Larrivee (play-by-play) & Larry McCarren (analyst) for AM-620 and Packer Radio Network
INTERNET: Cheesehead TV Gameday Live Blog
QB AARON RODGERS has 25 TDs & is 1st in NFL history with 25+ pass TDs in team’s 1st 9 games in 2 different seasons. Is 1 of 4 QBs in NFL history with 10+ games with 4+ pass TDs in 3-season span. In 6 starts vs. Det. with 15+ att., is 6-0 with 69.7 comp. pct., 1,830 yards (305 per game), 16 TDs vs. 3 INTs & 120.2 rating. Packers are 25-0 when he starts & has 115+ rating
WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB is only player in NFL with 500+ KR (556), 500+ receiving (500), 200+ PR (211) & 50+ rush (96) yards. Has 5 rec. TDs in past 3 & aims for 4th in row with TD.
In last meeting, WR JORDY NELSON had career-high 162 yards & tied career-highs with 9 catches & 3 TDs.
WR JAMES JONES has TD in 3 of past 4 at Det.
Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS ties for NFL lead with 15 INTs.
CB CASEY HAYWARD leads all rookies with 4 INTs
From the Dope Sheet:
THE DOPE ON THIS WEEK’S OPPONENT:
- Packers vs. Lions:
- All-time, regular season: 91-65-7
- All-time, postseason: 2-0
- All-time, in Detroit: 37-40-3 (7-3 at Ford Field)
- Streaks: The Packers have won 12 of the last 13 meetings.
- Last meeting, regular season: Jan. 1, 2012, at Lambeau Field, Packers won, 45-41.
- Last meeting, regular season, in Detroit: Nov. 24, 2011, at Ford Field, Packers won, 27-15.
LAST MEETING, IN DETROIT
- Nov. 24, 2011, at Ford Field; Packers won, 27-15.
- In a Thanksgiving Day matchup, the Packers got the victory to give them their first 11-0 start in franchise history. The 11th consecutive victory (what would eventually be 13 straight wins) set a single-season franchise record, topping the 10-game winning streaks in 1929 and 1962.
- QB Aaron Rodgers threw for 307 yards and two TDs on 22-of-33 passing, highlighted by a 65-yard scoring strike to WR James Jones in the third quarter that gave Green Bay a 21-0 lead.
- WR Greg Jennings led the offense with 74 yards receiving on five catches (14.8 avg.), including a 3-yard TD catch to start Green Bay’s scoring.
- Green Bay’s defense registered three interceptions, with LBs Robert Francois and Clay Matthews and CB Charles Woodson all picking off Lions QB Matthew Stafford on the afternoon.
OUT OF THE BYE
- The Packers had their bye this past weekend, the second time in three seasons (2010) that the open date for Green Bay arrived in Week 10.
- Sunday marks the third straight season that the Packers have come out of their bye with a contest away from Lambeau Field. Last season, Green Bay traveled to San Diego and in 2010, the Packers visited Minnesota following their open week.
- In games immediately following its bye week, Green Bay has won 12 of its last 16 (.750). Under McCarthy, the Packers are 5-1 (.833).
- Green Bay won its first game after the bye each of the last three seasons, outscoring its opponents 102-41 in those games. That included a 26-0 win vs. Detroit in 2009 and a 31-3 victory at Minnesota in 2010.
Official Injury Report:
|Jordy Nelson||WR||Hamstring||Limited Participation in Practice||Probable|
|John Kuhn||RB||Hamstring||Limited Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Terrell Manning||LB||Shoulder||Limited Participation in Practice||Questionable|
|Clay Matthews||LB||Hamstring||Out (Definitely Will Not Play)||Out|
|Alex Green||RB||Knee||Did Not Participate In Practice||Probable|
|D.J. Williams||TE||Hamstring||Full Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Charles Woodson||S||Collarbone||Out (Definitely Will Not Play)||Out|
|Greg Jennings||WR||Groin||Out (Definitely Will Not Play)||Out|
|Johnny White||RB||Illness||Limited Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Sam Shields||CB||Ankle||Limited Participation in Practice||Questionable|
|Andrew Quarless||TE||Knee||Did Not Participate In Practice||Out|
|Jerel Worthy||DE||Concussion||Full Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Donald Driver||WR||Thumb||Limited Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Ryan Taylor||TE||Chest||Full Participation in Practice||Probable|
|T.J. Lang||G||Elbow||Full Participation in Practice||Probable|
|Mike Neal||DE||Ankle||Limited Participation in Practice||Probable|