Jaguars at Packers Week Eight Capsule

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-5) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (4-3)

SERIES

  JAGUARS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 2-2  
STREAKS Past 2  
COACHES VS. OPP. Mularkey: 0-0 McCarthy: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 26-23 (OT) at Raiders W 30-20 at Rams
LAST GAME 12/14/08: Packers 16 at Jaguars 20. Jacksonville WR Dennis Northcutt has 5 rec. for 127 yards & TD as Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew adds 2 4th-quarter TDs (rush,  rec.) in win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/19/04: Jaguars 28, Packers 25. Jacksonville WR Jimmy Smith catches 2 TD passes from QB Byron Leftwich as Jaguars RB Fred Taylor rushes for 165 yards on 22 carries (7.5 avg.).
BROADCAST CBS (12:00 PM CT): Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf. SIRIUS: 138 (Jax.), 92 (GB). XM: 225 (GB).

STATS

PASSING Gabbert: 88-158-906-6-3-77.1 OR

Henne: 11-22-94-0-0-61.6

Rodgers: 183-262-1,979 (3C)-19 (1L)-4-109.6 (1L)
RUSHING Jennings: 34-90-2.6-1 Green: 54-165-3.1-0
RECEIVING Lewis (TE): 17-136-8.0-2 Nelson: 40-532-13.3-5 (T3C)
OFFENSE 235.8 359.9
TAKE/GIVE 0 +3
DEFENSE 411.8 342.3
SACKS Knighton: 2 Matthews: 9 (1C)
INTs Cox: 2 Hayward (R): 4 (T1L)
PUNTING Anger (R): 49.3 (3C) Masthay: 44.8
KICKING Scobee: 38 (5/6 PAT; 11/11 FG) Crosby: 44 (20/20 PAT; 8/11 FG)

NOTES

JAGUARS: Club will make 2nd appearance at Lambeau Field…On road in ’12, QB BLAINE GABBERT has 4 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 98.4 passer rating. Has 135.6 rating on road in 4th quarter this season. QB CHAD HENNE posted 2 TDs vs. 1 INT & 82.3 rating in only start vs. GB on 10/17/10 (w/ Mia.)…RB RASHAD JENNINGS totaled career-best 102 scrimmage yards last week (58 rec., 44 rush)…TE MARCEDES LEWIS has 19 career TD rec., most by TE in club history…WR CECIL SHORTS posted 3rd TD rec. of season last week. Averages 23.7 yards per catch in ’12 (12 rec., 284 yards)…CB RASHEAN MATHIS has franchise-record 30 career INTs. CB DEREK COX has INT in each of past 2…DE JEREMY MINCEY registered 1st sack of season last week…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team with 51 tackles…PACKERS: In past 2, QB AARON RODGERS has completed 54 of 74 passes (73 percent) for 680 yards with 9 TDs & 0 INTs for 140.8 rating. Threw 150th career TD in 76th career game (now has 151), 2nd-fewest games of any player in NFL history to reach mark (DAN MARINO, 62). Aims for 5th in row with 100+ rating. Packers are 35-7 (.833) when he starts & has 100+ rating…RB ALEX GREEN aims for 4th in row with 60+ scrimmage yards…WR JAMES JONES had 4 rec. for 132 yards (33 avg.) in only meeting. Leads teams with 7 TDs & needs 1 more for career high (7 in 2011). WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB is only player in NFL with 400+ KR (409), 400+ receiving (435), 150+ PR (165) & 50+ rush (67) yards. Had 8 catches for 89 yards & career-high 2 TD last week. WR JORDY NELSON has 5 TDs in past 4…Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS leads NFL with 15 INTs. LB CLAY MATTHEWS has sack in 5 of past 7. Leads NFC with 9 sacks & needs 1 more for 3rd career 10+ sack season (10 in 2009; 13.5 in 2010). Rookie CB CASEY HAYWARD has 4 INTs in past 3 & aims for 4th in row with INT. Tied for 1st in NFL & leads all rookies with 4 INTs.


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