Lions at Packers Week 14 Capsule

DETROIT LIONS (4-8) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (8-4)

SERIES

  LIONS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER   92-65-7
STREAKS   21 of past 24
COACHES VS. OPP. Schwartz: 1-6 McCarthy: 12-1
LAST WEEK L 35-33 vs. Colts W 23-14 vs. Vikings
LAST GAME 11/18/12: Packers 24 at Lions 20. Green Bay WR Randall Cobb catches 22-yard TD pass from QB Aaron Rodgers with 1:55 remaining for decisive points.
LAST GAME AT SITE 1/1/12: Packers 45, Lions 41. Green Bay QB Matt Flynn throws for 480 yards & 6 TDs in 2nd career start. WR Jordy Nelson records 162 rec. yards & 3 TDs in win.
BROADCAST NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 94 (DGR), 92 (Det.), 93 (GB). XM: 227 (DGR), 225 (Det.), 226 (GB). 

STATS

PASSING Stafford: 323-534-3,742 (1L)-16-11-83.1 Rodgers: 279-414-3,124-29 (T2L)-8-105.0 (1L)
RUSHING Leshoure: 157-591-3.8-7 Green: 109-360-3.3-0
RECEIVING Johnson: 86 (3C)-1,428 (1L)-16.6-5 Cobb: 64-675-10.5-7
OFFENSE 416.1 (1C) 350.6
TAKE/GIVE -5 +6
DEFENSE 353.4 349.0
SACKS Avril: 8.5 Matthews: 9
INTs Carey, Houston: 2 Hayward (R): 5 (T2L)
PUNTING Harris: 40.7 Masthay: 43.8
KICKING Hanson: 106 (3C) (31/31 PAT; 25/28 FG) Crosby: 78 (33/33 PAT; 15/24 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: In last game at GB, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 520 yards & 5 TDs. When he has 105+ rating, Lions are 10-0…RB MIKEL LESHOURE has 6 rush TDs in past 5…WR CALVIN JOHNSON is 1st player in NFL history with 4 consecutive games with 140+ rec. yards in single season. Has 125+ rec. yards in 5 games in row, tied for longest streak in NFL history. In past 5, has 45 catches for 790 yards (158 per game) & 4 TDs. In past 2 vs. GB, has 16 catches for 387 yards (193.5 per game) & 2 TDs. Since 2011, has 3,109 rec. yards, most in NFL, & his 111 yards per game avg. during span ranks 1st. Since 2008, has 50 rec. TD, most in NFL. Has 10 rec. TDs in past 8 vs. GB. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 3rd among NFL TEs with 211 rec…DE CLIFF AVRIL has 4 sacks & 2 FFs in past 3. Is 1 of 2 in NFL with 19+ sacks (19.5) & 8+ FFs (8) since 2011. DT NICK FAIRLEY had 2 sacks in last meeting…PACKERS: Have won 10 division games in row…QB AARON RODGERS is 7-0 & has 100+ rating in all 7 starts vs. Det. with 15+ att. In those 7, has 18 TDs, 4 INTs & 118.6 rating. Team is 25-0 when he starts & has 115+ rating. Incl. playoffs, has TD in 36 home games in row…WR RANDALL COBB has 6 rec. TDs in past 6. Is only player in NFL with 800+ KR (851), 600+ rec. (675), 200+ PR (242) & 100+ rush (132) yards. WR JAMES JONES leads NFC with 9 rec. TDs. In last home meeting, WR JORDY NELSON had 9 catches for 162 yards & 3 TDs. WR GREG JENNINGS has TD in 2 of past 3 meetings. TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY aims for 3rd in row vs. Det. with TD…S M.D. JENNINGS had 72-yard INT-TD in last meeting. Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS has NFC-best 15 INTs. LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 5 sacks & INT in 5 meetings. CB CASEY HAYWARD leads rookies with 5 INTs. S MORGAN BURNETT had 2 INTs last week.


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