Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 38-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks on December 11.
- The Packers have now won four of their last five against NFC West opponents. They are 16-7 against the NFC West during the Mike McCarthy era and 9-2 at home against that division since 2006.
- The temperature at game time was 26 degrees. Since 2000 they are 27-10-1 in games when the temperature is under 30 degrees at game time and 25-5-1 at home in those games.
- Davante Adams scored on a 66-yard TD pass from Aaron Rodgers in the first quarter. It was the first TD pass of 60+ yards in his career. It was the longest TD play for the Pack since 11/9/2014 when Rodgers hit Jordy Nelson with a 73-yard TD pass in a game versus the Bears. Since 2000 the Packers have scored 25 TDs of 60 or more yards; Jordy Nelson has been on the receiving end of 10 of those scoring plays.
- Rodgers had three TD passes in the game and now has 32 for the season. It is his sixth season with 30+ TD passes tying him with Tom Brady for fourth place on the all-time list of most 30+ TD pass seasons in the league. Drew Brees, Brett Favre and Peyton Manning are tied for first with nine seasons with 30 or more TD passes.
- Mason Crosby missed a field in yesterday’s game, although it did not factor in the final decision. Green Bay is 10-4 since 2014 in games when he misses a field goal attempt. Crosby had eight points in the game (one field goal and five extra points). The Pack is 65-16-1 in games when Crosby tallies eight or more points in a contest.
- Green Bay scored first in the game and has now won six straight at home when they score first.
- Damarious Randall had two of the team’s five interceptions. The Packers are 23-3 in the last 26 times when a player has two or more picks in a game for the team.
- The team has now won 21 straight when they have four or more interceptions in a game. In the 39 games in history where the team had five or more interceptions, the team is 36-3 with two of those losses coming in 1953 and one in 1955.
- Green Bay had a 21-3 lead at halftime. They have now won 52 straight at home when they have a lead of 14 points or more at halftime; the last loss was to the Lions in 1983.
- Adams had another 100-yard receiving game. Of the last nine 100-yard games by a receiver for the Packers, Adams has had four of them.
- Rodgers QBR for the game was 150.8, his fourth career game with a QBR over 150. The Packers are 17-0 when Rodgers has a QBR of 135 and above, and they are 30-2 when his QBR in a game is 120 or above.
- Jordy Nelson had his 12th career game with multiple TD receptions. He is tied with Sterling Sharpe with 12 games with 2+ TD receptions. Antonio Freeman tops this category for the team with 13 such games.
- The Packers allowed only 10 points in the game and have now won 13 straight when they allow 10 or fewer points in a game. They are 28-1 in games since 2006 when the opposition scores 10 or fewer points. They have now won 53 straight games at home when they hold the opposition to 10 or fewer points; the last loss was in 1991 when the Bears won 10-0 in a game on November 24.
Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 27-13 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on November 28.
- The Packers have had a losing record on Monday nights during the Mike McCarthy era. Even with yesterday’s win, the Pack is 7-8 on Mondays since 2006, although they have now won three straight on Monday.
- Davante Adams had a pair of TD receptions in the game, the second time in his career. Green Bay is 18-2 in the last 20 games when a receiver gets two or more TD receptions in a contest.
- The Packers have won six of the last seven games on the road when they score first. Since 2006, the Pack is 25-15 when they score first in an away game.
- Green Bay had a 14-10 lead at halftime. Since 2010, the Packers are 22-6 when they have the lead at halftime in a game on the road. They have won 12 of their last 13 road games when they have the lead at half.
- Green Bay held a 17-13 lead going into the fourth quarter. The Packers have now won 11 straight when they have a lead of three points or more in a road game going into the fourth quarter.
- The Packers scored points in all four quarters in the game. They have now won 15 straight when they score in all four quarters; they are 85-15 in their last 100 games (dating back to 1995) when they score points in each of the four quarters.
- Adams had five receptions for 113 yards. It was his fourth career 100-yard receiving game… the Pack is 3-1 in those games.
- The Packers offensive line did not allow a sack in the contest. Since 2010, the team is 7-2 when the QB is not sacked in a game. Since 2000, the Packers are 31-10 when they do not allow a sack in a contest.
- Aaron Rodgers completed 30 of 39 passes (a completion percentage of 76.9). In the 25 starts when Rodgers completed 75% or more of his passes, the Packers are 24-1. The only loss was in 2010 to the Chicago Bears.
- The Pack did not have a turnover in the game and is 16-3 in their last 19 games when they do not turn over the ball. Since 2000, Green Bay is 61-9-1 when they have zero turnovers in a game.
Here are some of the numbers that helped define the Packers 47-25 loss to the Tennessee Titans on November 13.
- Demarco Murray scored on a 75-yard run on the first play from scrimmage in yesterday’s game. It was the second longest run for TD versus the Packers since Adrian Petersen scored on an 82-yard run versus the Pack in 2012. It was the second longest TD run by an opponent since 1994.
- The Titans scored 21 points in the first quarter, the fourth time since 1970 that the Packers allowed 20 or more points to the opposition in the first quarter. The last time was in 2004 when Indy scored 21 in the first quarter.
- It was the sixth time since 1970 that the Packers allowed an opponent to score 35 points in the first half. They are now 0-6 in those games.
- Marcus Mariota had four TD passes for Tennessee, the 20th time since 1970 that an opposing QB had four or more TD passes in a contest versus Green Bay. The Packers are 5-15 in those games.
- Davante Adams had a career-high 156 yards receiving yesterday, and Jordy Nelson had a career-high 12 receptions. Nelson has scored a TD in seven of the Packers nine games this season.
- The Packers offense allowed five sacks in the game and are now 4-20 since 2000 when they allow five or more sacks in a game.
- Green Bay had three turnovers and are now 2-9 since 2010 in games where they have three or more turnovers. In the Packers four wins this year they have had three turnovers; in their five losses they had 11 turnovers.
- Tennessee did not have a turnover in the contest. Green Bay is 14-27 since 2000 in games where the opponents do not have a turnover.
- Aaron Rodgers had a pair of interceptions; Green Bay is 7-7 in regular season games when Rodgers has two or more picks.
- The 51 pass attempts by Rodgers were the third most in a regular season game in his career.
- Green Bay is 4-5 after nine games. Since 2000, the Packers have been under .500 after nine games in 2008 (4-5), 2006 (4-5), 2005 (2-7), 2003 (4-5) and 2000 (4-5). The only season they made the playoffs in the above seasons was in 2003.
- Tennessee running back DeMarco Murray had 123 yards rushing on 17 carries. Since 2000, the Packers are now 31-35-1 when an opposing runner gains over 100 yards in a contest.
- Tennessee averaged 7.6 yards per play in the game. It was only the 13th time since 1970 that the Packers allowed the opponent to gain over 7.5 yards per play in a game. The Packers are now 4-9 in those games.
- Green Bay is now 1-10 since 1970 in games where they allow 45 or more points. The only win was in 1983 when the Pack defeated Washington, 48-47.
- The Packers “D” allowed 446 total yards to the Titans. Since 2000, Green bay is now 31-27-1 in games where they allow the opposition to gain over 400 total yards in a game. They have lost four of their last five when they allow 400 or more total yards.
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The Green Bay Packers begin the 2016 NFL season next Sunday as the road team in a game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. This is the 15th time since 1970 that the Pack will start the season on the road. Here are 10 stats you may not know about the previous 14 times the Pack started the NFL season on the road.
- This is the fourth consecutive year that the Packers have started the season on the road. Last year they defeated the Bears 31-23 in Chicago.
- The team is 9-5 in season-opening games on the road since 1970, the year of the AFL-NFL merger.
- The Packers have started the season three times in Chicago against the Bears since 1970.
- The worst season-opening defeat on the road was a 20-point loss Green Bay suffered to Seattle in 2014.
- There was one overtime game in the 14 season-openers on the road… the Packers beat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in 1983.
- The biggest margin of victory in a season-opener on the road was a 31-point win in 1996 over the Tampa Bay Bucs.
- Nine of these 14 games were decided by eight points or less. Green Bay was 6-3 in these nine games.
- The five losses in season openers on the road happened in 2014 (Seattle), 2013 (San Francisco), 2005 (Detroit), 1985 (New England) and 1979 (Chicago).
- Twelve of the 14 season openers on the road occurred on a Sunday. The Packers won a season opener on Monday night over Carolina in 2004 and lost the 2014 season opener to the Seahawks in Seattle.
- The Packers are 5-1 in season openers on the road in even years and 4-4 in season openers on the road in odd years.
Here’s a look at some stats you might not know from the Packers 30-20 win over the Lions.
1. Micah Hyde returned his second punt for a TD in 2014 yesterday. He became the fifth Packers player to have two or more punt returns for TD in a season. The last player was Will Blackmon in 2008. Other Packers with two or more punt returns for TD in a season: Desmond Howard, three in 1996; Willie Wood, two in 1961; and Billy Grimes, two in 1950.
2. The Pack had a 7-0 lead over the Lions after the first quarter. They had the lead after the first quarter in 10 of their 16 games this season, compiling a 9-1 record in those games. (The only loss was in the first game of the year versus the Seahawks; the Packers led after the first quarter, but eventually lost the game.) Green Bay is 38-7-1 (.837 winning percentage) since 2010 in games where they have the lead after the first quarter.
3. The Packers ended the season with only 13 turnovers, tied with New England for fewest in the league. Only four teams previous to this year had 13 or fewer turnovers in an NFL season: San Francisco, 10 (2011); New England, 10 (2010) and Miami and the New York Giants (each 13 in 2008). The previous turnover low for the Pack in a season was 14 in 2011.
4. Detroit receiver Calvin Johnson had a pair of TD receptions in the contest. Since 1966, the Packers have allowed 115 receivers to have two of more TD receptions in a game. Johnson has now had four such games versus the Packers, most of any opponent receiver.
5. The Packers fell four points short of setting the team record for most points scored at Lambeau Field in a regular season. They ended the year with 318 points at home, an average of 39.8 pts. per game. The team record is 321 points scored by the 2011 Packers. The 2014 Packers became the fourth team in NFL history to score 300 or more points at home in a season, joining the 2011 New Orleans Saints (329 points), the 2011 Packers (321 points) and the 2013 Denver Broncos (316 points).
6. Jordy Nelson (13 TDs), Eddie Lacy (13 TDs) and Randall Cobb (12 TDs) became the third trio in football history to score 12 or TDs in a season for a team. They join the 1961 AFL Houston team and the 2013 Denver Broncos with three teammates with 12 or more TDs in a season.
7. The Packers had a 21-14 lead over the Lions going into the fourth quarter in yesterday’s game. With the win, the Packers are now 40-2 (.952 winning percentage) since 2011 in games where they had the lead going into the fourth quarter. They have now won 44 straight at home in games where they had the lead going into the fourth quarter. The last loss was on October 14, 2007 when they had a three-point lead over the Bears going into the fourth quarter, but lost the game 27-20.
8. Aaron Rodgers had a rushing TD in the game. The Packers are 12-10 (.545 winning percentage) in games (including playoffs) where Rodgers has a rushing TD, but they are 7-2 at home in games where Rodgers has a rushing TD.
9. Dom Capers defense held the Lions to a pass completion percentage under 50% in the game. Since 2000, the Packers are 42-10 (.808 winning percentage) when they hold their opponents under 50% in pass completions in a game.
10. Green Bay has now won 43 consecutive games at home when they hold the opposition to 20 or fewer points in a game at Lambeau. The last game they lost at home when opponents scored 20 or fewer points at Lambeau was in November of 2005 when they lost to Minnesota 20-17.
11. The 2014 Packers finished a perfect 8-0 in games at Lambeau. They became the fifth Packers team to go undefeated at Lambeau in a season. The other years: 1996, 1997, 2002 and 2011.
12. This is the 17th post-season appearance for the Packers since 1993. They will be the second seed for the third time (2007 and 1997). It will also be the fifth time since 1993 that they will have a bye for the first week of the playoffs. In those other four years, the Packers have compiled a playoff game record of 6-3 in games when they had a bye the first week of the playoffs. Here is a look at the playoff game record for the Packers when they were seeded #1 through #6 since 1993:
#1 Seed: 3-1
#2 Seed: 3-2
#3 Seed: 3-4
#4 Seed: 3-4
#5 Seed: 0-2
#6 Seed: 5-1
The Packers won the Super Bowl after the 1996 regular season as the #1 seed; they were the number 6 seed in their last Super Bowl-winning year.
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