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Packerstats 2018: Game 6, 33-30 win over San Francisco

PACKERSTATS-Game #6-2018 season

Written and Compiled by Jerry Tapp

Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 33-30 win over the San Francisco 49ers on October 15.

  • The Packers have now won six straight against the NFC West at home and are 16-3 since 2000 versus the NFC West at Lambeau Field.
  • Green Bay is now 8-9 on Monday Night games in the Mike McCarthy era (since 2006).
  • The Pack has a bye next week; the win versus the 49ers gives the team an 8-5 record in games prior to the bye week during McCarthy’s tenure as head coach.
  • Aaron Rodgers Passer Rating in the game was 100.4. He has a career Passer Rating of 107.9 in October games, the highest of any month in his career.
  • With the win, Rodgers is now .500 in games on Monday night (8-8).
  • Rodgers is now 16-5 in games against the NFC West in his career, a .762 winning percentage.
  • The 49ers scored first in the game. The Packers are 5-6 in games at Lambeau when their opponents score first in the contest.
  • Green Bay scored on their first possession for the first time this season.
  • The Packers tallied 17 points in the first quarter. They are 10-1 in the Super Bowl era (since 1966) in games at Lambeau when they score 17 or more points in the first quarter.
  • San Francisco scored 14 points in the first quarter. Green Bay is now 5-5 in the Super Bowl era in games at Lambeau when the opposition scores 14 or more points in the first quarter.
  • The Green Bay defense had three takeaways in the game. The team has now won 21 games straight when they have three or more takeaways. They are 43-2 since 2000 in games where they have three or more takeaways.
  • The Packers were behind 24-20 at halftime. They are now 11-20-1 in games at Lambeau Field since 2006 when they are behind at halftime.
  • With four field goals and three extra points, Mason Crosby had 15 points in the game. Green Bay is 18-0-1 in games when Crosby has 13 or more points in the contest. The team is now 12-0-1 in games when Crosby makes four or more field goals in a game.
  • The Pack was behind 27-23 going into the fourth quarter. With the win, the Packers are now 20-19-1 at home since 2006 when they enter the fourth quarter behind in the game.
  • Rodgers had 425 yards passing for the second game in a row (he had 442 yards passing on Octo. 7 versus the Lions). It was the first time in his career that he had 400 or more yards passing in two consecutive games.
  • Green Bay had three receivers with 100 or more yards receiving: Devante Adams (132), Jimmy Graham (104) and Marquez Valdes-Scantling (103). It was the first game since 1980 that three Packers had three receivers with 100 or more yards receiving. That happened on October 12, 1980 when Eddie Lee Ivery (128), Paul Coffman (109) and Aundra Thompson (102) reached the milestone.
  • This was only the ninth win since 2010 for the Packers in a game where they gave up 30 or more points. They are 9-25 since 2010 in games when they allow the opponents to score 30 or more points.
  • Green Bay had 521 total yards for the second consecutive game. It was only the second time in team history that they had 500 or more total yards in consecutive games. It last happened in 1983.
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Packerstats 2018: Game #5, 31-23 loss to the Detroit Lions

PACKERSTATS-Game #5-2018 season

Written and Compiled by Jerry Tapp

Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 31-23 loss the Detroit Lions on October 7.

  • The Packers have now lost four of their last seven road games against division foes.
  • Green Bay is 11-9-1 versus the NFC North in the Mike McCarthy era; they 2-5-1 against the NFC North in their last eight games.
  • Aaron Rodgers had a 108.0 Passer Rating in the game. It was the first game in his career that he lost a game to the Lions with a Passer Rating over 100. He had been 11-0 against the Lions prior to this game when he had a Passer Rating over 100.
  • Detroit QB Matthew Stafford had a Passer Rating of 101.9 in the game. It was only the sixth career game in 16 starts that Stafford had a Passer Rating over 100 versus the Pack.
  • The Lions scored first in the game and have now won four of the last five games against the Packers when they score first in the contest.
  • Detroit scored 14 points in the first quarter. The Pack is 4-6-1 versus the Lions in their all-time games against the Lions when they allow Detroit to score 14 or more points in the first quarter.
  • Mason Crosby missed a career-record four field goal attempts. Consider this: He has attempted field goals in 156 regular season games for the Packers. He was perfect on his field goal attempts in 95 of those games. In the games where he has missed one or more field goals, the Packers are 44-16-1. Of the 16 games the Packers lost, the points Crosby left off the scoreboard with his misses would have given the Packers the win in only five of those games.
  • Green Bay had three turnovers in the game. They have now lost 14 of their last 15 games where they had three or more turnovers. The team is 13-48 (.213 winning percentage) when they have had three or more turnovers since 2000.
  • Although the Packers did not get shutout in the game, fans might have been wondering if they would ever score in the game when they were down 24-0 at halftime. The last time the team was shutout in a game was last year when they lost 23-0 to the Ravens. Since 2000, Green Bay has been shutout four times. Cleveland and Miami top the list with 12 and 11 shutouts respectively since 2000. Six teams, Indianapolis, Denver, Minnesota, New Orleans, Baltimore and San Diego, have each only been shutout once since 2000.
  • For the second game this season, the Pack did not score in the first half. Since 1966, Green Bay is 14-71-2 (.172) when they do not score in the first half.
  • The Packers are certainly having issues in the first half of the game. They are -29 in points the first quarter, -4 in the second quarter (a -33 in the first half) and +27 in the third quarter and +7 in the fourth quarter (+34 in the second half).
  • By-quarter scoring for the Packers: 1st quarter: 13, second quarter: 30, third quarter: 30; fourth quarter: 42)
  • Rodgers had 442 yards passing and three TD passes, the fourth time in his career he has reached 400/3 in a game in his career. Drew Brees ranks first with 12 such games. If you add in the fact that Rodgers did not have an interception in the game, it was Rodgers third career game with 400 or more passing yards, three or more TD passes and no interceptions. Only five QBs in NFL history have done that in three or more games: Rodgers (3), Ben Roethlisberger (4), Peyton Manning and Tom Brady (5 each) and Brees (9 games).
  • Green Bay had 12 accepted penalties for 112 yards. They are 13-11 since 2006 when they have 10 or more accepted penalties in a game and 8-6 in games since 2006 when they are assessed 100 or more yards in penalties.
  • The Packers had 521 total yards to Detroit’s 264. In the Super Bowl era (since 1966), there have been 194 games where one team had more than 500 total yards and their opponents had less than 300 in the game. Teams that get over 500 and their opponents less than 300 are 177-16-1 (.915) in those games. The Packers are 7-1-1 in such games when they get 500 or more total yards.
  • The 442 passing yards was the second most in Rodgers’ career (he had 480 on Sept. 15, 2013 versus the Redskins). Green Bay is 3-2 in the five games where Rodgers had 400 or more yards passing. They are 7-8 in the 15 regular season games where Rodgers has had 350 or more passing yards.
  • Davante Adams led the Packers receiving corps with 140 yards on nine catches. Green Bay is 3-5-1 when Adams has eight or more catches in a game, and is 4-3 when he has 100 or more yards receiving in a game. The 140 receiving yards was the second most in his career (he had 156 on Nov. 13, 2016 in a game versus the Titans).
  • Rookie receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling had seven receptions for 68 yards. He became the fourth rookie to have seven or more receptions in a game this century. The others: Jamaal Williams (2017), Davante Adams (2014) and Ruvell Martin (2006).
  • Adams had a receiving TD in his 10th straight road game. Since 2015, Adams tops the NFL with the most road TD receptions with 17.
  • Green Bay has allowed the Lions to score 30 or more points in only seven of the 37 games they’ve played since 2000, but the Lions are 5-2 in those games. The Pack has allowed 30+ points to the Lions in three straight games, losing each.
  • Green Bay is 0-6 in the last six games where they scored less than 25 points against Detroit.

Packerstats 2018: Game #4, 22-0 win over Buffalo

PACKERSTATS-Game #4-2018 season

Written and Compiled by Jerry Tapp

Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 22-0 win over the Buffalo Bills on September 30.

  • The Packers are now 112-34-2 (.764) in the Mike McCarthy era when they score 20 or more points in a regular season game.
  • Green Bay is now 7-6 since 2006 in games versus the AFC East. They are 4-3 in home games since ’06 versus the AFC East.
  • Buffalo rookie QB Josh Allen had a Passer Rating of 36.3 in the game. Of the 41 rookie QBs who have attempted 10 or more passes in a game at Lambeau, that Passer Rating ranks 28th. Only six rookie QBs have ever had a Passer Rating above 90.0 in a game at Lambeau. Dallas rookie QB Dak Prescott had a 117.4 Passer Rating in a game at Lambeau on October 16, 2016 to top the list.
  • The Pack scored first in the game and is now 8-1-1 in the last 10 games where they score first at Lambeau Field.
  • Jimmy Graham got his first TD with the Packers, a 3-yard reception from Aaron Rodgers. Of Graham’s 70 career TDs, 33 were from 10 yards or more, while 37 came from less than 10 yards. Nineteen of Graham’s 70 career TDs came from three yards or less.
  • Mason Crosby missed an extra point in the game, but it really didn’t matter. In fact, of the nine extra points that Crosby has missed, the Packers are 8-1 in those games.
  • Aaron Jones had a TD run in the game. Green Bay is 4-1 in games when Jones scores a TD.
  • Aaron Rodgers had an interception in the game. The Packers are 27-33 (.450) when Rodgers has one or more interceptions in a game.
  • Green Bay led the Bills 16-0 at halftime. The Packers are 28-4 (.875) since 2000 when they hold their opponents scoreless in the first half; they are 23-2 (.920) at Lambeau since 2000 when the opponents do not get on the scoreboard in the first two quarters.
  • The last Green Bay shutout was October 31, 2010 when they defeated the New York Jets 9-0. Since 2000, there have been 133 regular season NFL games that were a shutout. The Packers rank tied for eighth on the list with six shutouts since 2000. The Baltimore Ravens top the list with 12 shutout games since 2000.
  • The Pack defense had a pair of interceptions in the game. They are now 57-12 (.826) since 2006 when the defense has two or more interceptions in a regular season game.
  • The defense had seven sacks in the game, the 30th time in team history that they got seven or more sacks in a game. They are 29-1 in those games.
  • Mason Crosby had three field goals… Green Bay is 31-7-1 in those games (.808). He tallied 10 points… Green Bay is 42-8-1 (.833) in those games.
  • Kyler Fackrell had three fourth-quarter sacks in the game. Prior to the game, he had five career sacks in his first two seasons.
  • Green Bay held Buffalo to only 145 total yards. The Packers have now won 10 straight when they hold the opposition under 150 yards in a contest.
  • The Pack scored in all four quarters. They are 148-26-1 (.849) in the Super Bowl era (since 1966) when they tally a points in each quarter. They are 83-9-1 (.898) at Lambeau when they score a point in each quarter since 1966.
  • It has been stated that Mike McCarthy likes to break the season games down to four quarters (Games #1-4, Games #5-8, Games #8-12 and Games #13-16). Since 2006 when he took over the head coaching duties, the Packers have been under .500 in the first quarter (Games #1-4) only once; that was in his first year, 2006, when they were 1-3 (.250) after the first four contests. In all other years the Pack has been at .500 or better after the first four games in each season from 2007-2018.
  • The Pack accumulated 423 yards of total offense in the game. It was their first game with 400 or more total yards since December 18, 2016 (they did not have a 400-yard game in 2017). They are 66-21-1 (.756) since 2000 when the offense has 400 or more total yards in a game.

Packerstats 2018: Game #3, 31-17 loss to Washington

PACKERSTATS-Game #3-2018 season

Written and Compiled by Jerry Tapp

Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 31-17 loss to the Washington Redskins on September 23.

  • One thing is for certain… the Packers have gotten off to slow starts this season. They are -25 in points in the first half and +12 in points in the second half.
  • Green Bay is now 15-10 (.600) versus the NFC East in the Mike McCarthy era.
  • The Packers are 6-7 (.462) in away games versus the NFC East since 2006.
  • In the Super Bowl era (since 1966) Green Bay is now 7-5 (.583) in games played after a tie game.
  • Yesterday’s game was played in the Eastern Standard Time; the Pack is now 3-7 in their last 10 games played in the EST zone. They are 33-41 (.446) in EST games since 2000.
  • Washington scored first in the contest. The Packers are now 6-14 in their last 20 road games when their opponents score first.
  • Green Bay allowed 14 points in the first quarter. They are now 32-40-1 (.445) in games when they allow seven or more points to the opponent in the first quarter.
  • Washington running back Adrian Peterson had 120 yards on 19 carries in the game. Of the eight highest rushing yardage regular season games in Peterson’s career, three came against the Pack.
  • Green Bay had 11 penalties in the game. They are now 13-10 (.565) in games since 2006 when they have 10 or more accepted penalties.
  • The Packers did not score in the first quarter. They are now 16-17 (.485) in away games since 2006 when they do not score in the first quarter.
  • Green Bay was down by 18 points (28-10) at halftime. Since 1966, the team is 2-34 in games when they are behind by 18 points or more at halftime.
  • The Packers were assessed 115 yards in penalties. They have now lost four of their last six games when they get 100 or more penalty yards in a contest.
  • Adrian Peterson’s 120 yards rushing was the ninth time he has had a 100-yard rushing game versus the Packers in his career. The most 100-yard rushing games against the Pack is held by Walter Payton with 13. Barry Sanders is second with 10 such games.
  • The Packers are 1-14-1 (.094) in the last 16 games where they allowed the opposition to score 28 or more points. In the McCarthy era, they are 10-41-1 (.202) when they allow 28 or more points in a game
  • Green Bay is 3-17 in the last 20 games when they score less than 20 points in the contest. In the McCarthy era, the team is 12-41 (.226) when they put less than 20 points on the scoreboard.
  • The Pack allowed the Redskins to score 28 points I the first half. The team is 0-22 in their history when they allow an opponent to score 28 or more points in the first half.
  • Since 2000, Green Bay is 52-34 (.605) when they are behind after the first quarter.
  • Aaron Rodgers was sacked four times. Green Bay is 22-37-1 (.375) since 2000 when their QB is sacked four or more times in a game.
  • The Packers defense was unable to sack ‘Skins QB Alex Smith. The Packers are 13-22 (.371) since 2000 when they do not register a sack in a game.

Packerstats 2018: Game Two, 29-29 tie with the Minnesota Vikings

PACKERSTATS-Game #2-2018 season

Written and Compiled by Jerry Tapp

Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 29-29 tie with the Minnesota Vikings on September 16.

  • The 29-29 final score was the first time in NFL history that a game ended with a 29-29 score.
  • This is the first 1-0-1 start after two games for the Packers in the Mike McCarthy era. The Packers have started the first two games of a season 0-2 only once (2006) during the McCarthy era, were 1-1 after two games in six seasons (2009, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017) and have begun the season 2-0 five times (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2015).
  • Green Bay is now 12-5-2 versus the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field since 2000. In their last six games at Lambeau against the Vikes, the Pack is 2-2-2.
  • The Packers are 58-42-4 (.577 winning percentage) in September games at Lambeau since 1966. They are, however, 23-10-1 in September games at Lambeau since 2000, a .691 winning percentage since 2000.
  • Green Bay has now gone five straight regular season games without scoring on their first drive of the game.
  • The blocked punt recovered for a TD by rookie Josh Jackson was the first special teams TD since September 9, 2012 when Randall Cobb returned a punt 75 yards in a game versus the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Josh Jackson’s TD was the first by a Green Bay rookie since Jamaal Williams scored a TD last December 10. It was, however, the earliest point in a season that a rookie scored a TD since Eddie Lacy scored a TD in Game One of the 2013 season.
  • Green Bay scored first in the contest. They are 84-25-2 (.766 winning percentage) in games they score first in the Mike McCarthy era (since 2006). The Packers are 55-9-2 in games at Lambeau Field since 2006 when they score first, a .848 winning percentage.
  • The Pack had a 10-point lead at halftime. They are now 70-5-1 (.928) in games since 2000 when they have a lead of 10 points or more at halftime. They are now 51-1-1 (.972) when they have a 10-point lead or more at Lambeau since 2000.
  • Mason Crosby made five field goals in the game, the third time in his career that he connected on five field goals. The Packers are now 11-0-1 when Crosby has four or more field goals in a game. The six field goal attempts (he missed one) are a career-high. Green Bay is 16-2-1 in games when Crosby attempts four or more field goals in a contest.
  • The Pack had a 13-point lead going into the fourth quarter, 20-7. This was the first time since 2003 that the Packers did not win a game where they had a lead of 13 points or more going into the fourth quarter in a contest at Lambeau Field.
  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix intercepted his 12th pass of his career. The Packers, however, are only 5-4-1 in games where Clinton-Dix has an interception (he had two games with a pair of picks).
  • Kirk Cousins became the fourth QB in history to have four TD passes and 400 or more yards passing in a game versus the Packers. Cousins had four TD passes and 425 yards in the game. The others: Matthew Stafford, Donovan McNabb and Randall Cunningham.
  • The Vikings had 22 points in the fourth quarter. Green Bay has given up 20 or more points in the fourth quarter 12 times since 1966… they are 3-8-1 in those games. The 22 points scored in the fourth quarter were the third-most in the Super Bowl era against the Pack in the fourth quarter. The most: 31 points in the fourth quarter by the Atlanta Falcons in 1982.
  • This was the 35th overtime regular season game in team history. GB is 14-15-6 in OT games. This was the fourth OT game the Packers have played in their last 16 contests.
  • Minnesota kicker Daniel Carlson missed on all three of his field goal attempts. He is the first kicker to miss three FG attempts versus the Packers since Greg Zuerlein went one-for-four on October 11, 2015 for the St. Louis Rams. The last kicker to go 0-for-3 in field goals versus the Pack was Steve Christie of the NY Giants on October 3, 2004. Four kickers have gone 0-for-4 in field goal attempts versus the Packers; the last to do so was Detroit’s Eddie Murray on September 30, 1990.
  • The Packers did not have a turnover in the game. They are now 53-10-2 (.831) in the Mike McCarthy era when they do not commit a turnover in a game.
  • Aaron Rodgers attempted 42 passes, completing 30 of those passes, a 71.4% completion rate. It was the eighth game in his career where he attempted 40 or more passes and had a completion rate over 70%. That ranks him 13th on the all-time list. Drew Brees has 30 such games, 15 more than the two players tied for second in this stat, Peyton Manning and Ben Roethlisberger.