Packers vs Colts Week Five Capsule

GREEN BAY PACKERS (2-2) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (1-2)

SERIES

PACKERS COLTS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 20-20-1  
STREAKS 3 of past 5  
COACHES VS. OPP. McCarthy: 1-0 Arians: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 28-27 vs. Saints Bye (Wk. 3: L 22-17 vs. Jaguars)
LAST GAME 10/19/08: Colts 14 at Packers 34. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers completes 21 of 28 passes as S Nick Collins (62 yards) & S Aaron Rouse (99 yards) each have INT-TDs.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/26/04: Colts 45, Packers 31. Indianapolis QB Peyton Manning passes for 393 yards & 5 TDs as WRs Reggie Wayne (184) & Brandon Stokley (110) each eclipse 100 rec. yards.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick, Laura Okmin (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (GB), 112 (Ind.). XM: 231 (Ind.).

STATS

PASSING Rodgers: 109-156-1,064-7 (T3C)-3-95.7 Luck (R): 65-122-846-5-4-75.4
RUSHING Benson: 64-228-3.6-1 D. Brown: 43-155-3.6-1
RECEIVING Nelson: 21-260-12.4-1 Wayne: 23-294-12.8-1
OFFENSE 333.5 357.0
TAKE/GIVE -1 -4
DEFENSE 314.3 362.7
SACKS Matthews: 7 (1C) Mathis: 4
INTs T. Williams: 2 Freeman: 1
PUNTING Masthay: 46.1 McAfee: 50.3
KICKING Crosby: 23 (8/8 PAT; 5/5 FG) Vinatieri: 19 (7/7 PAT; 4/6 FG)

NOTES

PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has won 5 of past 6 starts vs. AFC (incl. SB). Had 116.1 rating in 2011 vs. AFC. Packers are 23-0 when Rodgers starts & has 115+ rating, incl. last week. Had 4 TD passes in Week 4 & Packers are 8-0 when Rodgers has 4+…RB CEDRIC BENSON rushed for TD in last game vs. Ind. (10/16/11 with Cin.)…WR JORDY NELSON had 8 catches for 93 yards & TD last week. Has TD in 4 of past 5 vs. AFC (incl. SB). WR GREG JENNINGS has TD in 4 of past 5 vs. AFC (incl. SB) & has 5 TDs in those 5. WR JAMES JONES had 2 TDs last week. WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB is only player in NFL with 200+ KR (205), 100+ PR (108), 150+ rec. (162) & 25+ rush (48) yards. TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY ties for 6th among TEs with 19 rec…Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS leads NFL with 15 INTs. Since joining GB in 2006, DB CHARLES WOODSON has 38 INTs (2nd in NFL) & 9 INT-TDs (1st in NFL). LB CLAY MATTHEWS had sack last week & ranks 2nd in NFL with 7 sacks…COLTS: Aim for 4th consecutive home win vs. GB…Since ’90, team is 13-10 (.565) after bye…Rookie QB ANDREW LUCK has passed for 300+ in 2 of 3 starts (309 at Chi; 313 vs. Jax.). At home, Luck has 537 pass yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT & 88.5 rating. Had season-best 50 rush yards last game…RB DONALD BROWN has 2 rush TDs in past 3 vs. NFC…In 2 games vs. GB, WR REGGIE WAYNE has 13 rec. for 208 yards (16 avg.) & TD. Wayne (12,002) needs 60 rec. yards to surpass WR DERRICK MASON (12,061) for No. 19 on all-time list. Averages 98 rec. yards per game in ’12. WR DONNIE AVERY tied career-high with 9 catches & had 111 yards in last game vs. NFC. Rookie WR T.Y. HILTON (3rd round, No. 92) had 1st career 100-yard receiving game (113) with 4 catches, incl. 40-yard TD, in Week 3…LB ROBERT MATHIS aims for 7th game in row with at least 1 sack. Has 4 sacks in past 3 vs. NFC. Since entering NFL in ’02, DWIGHT FREENEY is tied for 4th in NFL with 102.5 sacks (JARED ALLEN, 107; DE MARCUS WARE, 104.5; JULIUS PEPPERS, 102.5).


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