Week 3: Packers at Lions

Here is a statistical look and some noteworthy trends as we look ahead to Sunday's NFC North clash.

Packers (1-1) at Lions (1-1)


noon Sunday at Ford Field.


11/28/13: Packers 10 at Lions 40. Detroit QB Matthew Stafford throws for 330 yards and three touchdowns. Detroit RB Reggie Bush records 182 scrimmage yards (117 rushing, 65 rec.) and rushing touchdown.




FOX: Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). Westwood One: Chuck Cooperstein, Rod Woodson. SIRIUS: 85 (GB), 135 (Det.). XM: 85 (Det.).

STREAKS5 of past 6
COACHES VS. OPP.McCarthy: 14-2Caldwell: 0-0
LAST WEEKW 31-24 vs. JetsL 24-7 at Panthers
PASSINGA. Rodgers: 48-75-535-4 (T2C)-1-97.4Stafford: 49-80-637 (3L)-3-1-93.6
RUSHINGLacy: 25-77-3.1-0Bell: 25-87-3.5-1
RECEIVINGNelson: 18 (T1L)-292 (1L)-16.2-1C. Johnson: 13-247 (2L)-19.0-2 (T3C)
DEFENSE355.0255.0 (2L)
SACKS3 tied: 1Mosley: 2
INTsWilliams: 1 (T3C)Levy, Quin: 1 (T3C)
PUNTINGMasthay: 43.8Martin: 48.9 (3C)
KICKINGCrosby: 15 (3/3 PAT; 4/4 FG)Freese (R): 10 (4/4 PAT; 2/5 FG)

PACKERS NOTES: Have won 15 of past 17 in series…In 9 starts vs. Detroit (min. 15 att.), QB Aaron Rodgers is 9-0 with 19 TDs, 4 INTs and 114 rating. Has 100+ rating in 8 of those 9 contests. Passed for 346 yards, 3 TDs and 109.8 rating last week…RB Eddie Lacy has 535 rushing yards (89.2 per game) and 4 TDs in 6 division games…WR Jordy Nelson had 9 catches for 209 yards and TD (80 yards) last week, most receiving yards by Packers in non-overtime game since 1956. Since 2011, is one of two in NFL with 3,000-plus yards (3,614), 30-plus rec. TDs (31) and 15-plus avg. (16.4). WR Randall Cobb had 2 receiving TDs last week. Has 5 TDs in past 3…CB Tramon Williams had INT last week. Had INT in last game vs. Det. Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), Williams ties for 1st in NFL with 20 INTs and CB Sam Shields is tied for 4th with 17 INTs. Shields has INT in 3 of past 4 meetings. LB Clay Matthews has 6 sacks, INT and FF in 7 games vs. Detroit. In 2 meetings, LB Nick Perry has 3 sacks and 2 FFs. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Detroit with sack and forced fumble. Since entering NFL in 2002, LB Julius Peppers ties for second in NFL with 118.5 sacks.

LIONS NOTES: In last game vs. Green Bay, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 330 yards and 2 TDs. In 1/1/12 meeting, had career-high 520 pass yards with 5 TDs. One of three career games with 5 pass TDs. Since 2011, is one of two NFL QBs with 15,000-plus pass yards (15,292)…In last meeting, RB REGGIE BUSH had 182 scrimmage yards (117 rush, 65 rec.) and rush TD. RB Joique Bell had 128 scrimmage yards (94 rush, 34 rec.) and rush TD in last meeting…WR Calvin Johnson has 32 catches for 606 yards (151.5 per game) and 3 TDs in past four vs. Green Bay. Aims for fifth meeting in row with 100-plus yards. Has 100-plus receiving yards in 22 of past 35. Since 2011, leads NFL with 315 catches, 5,384 receiving yards and 112.2 receiving yards/game. In last meeting, WR-PR Jeremy Ross had 5-yard receiving TD, 24-yard run, 70 kickoff return yards (23.3 avg.) and 46 punt returns yards (11.5 avg.)…DT Ndamukong Suh had sack and safety in last game vs. Green Bay. Since 2010, has 27.5 sacks, 2nd most by defensive tackle in NFC. DE ZIGGY ANSAH had 2 sacks in last meeting. LB Stephen Tulloch had sack in last game vs. Green Bay. LB DeAndre Levy has 7 INTs since 2013, most by NFL LB. DT C.J. Mosley had 2 sacks last week.

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