DALLAS COWBOYS (4-8) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (8-4)
LAST REGULAR-SEASON GAME — 12/15/13: Packers 37 at Cowboys 36. Green Bay quarterback Matt Flynn threw for 299 yards and four TDs. Packers RB Eddie Lacy rushed for 141 yards and game-winning 1-yard touchdown.
LAST REGULAR-SEASON GAME AT SITE — 11/7/10: Packers 45, Cowboys 7. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers threw for 289 yards and three touchdowns (131.5 passer rating). Packers receiver James Jones had eight receptions for 123 yards and a touchdown.
REFEREE — Brad Allen
BROADCAST — FOX (3:25 p.m.): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews (field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Lee, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 83 (Dal), 82 (Green Bay). XM: 225 (Dal), 227 (Green Bay).
|COACHES VS. OPP.||Jason Garrett: 0-2||Mike McCarthy: 4-2|
|LAST WEEK||W 19-16 at Redskins||W 27-23 at Lions|
|PASSING||Cassel: 103-167-1124-5-5-79.0||Rodgers: 260-426-2957-26 (2C)-5-97.3 (3C)|
|RUSHING||McFadden: 183-687-3.8-3||Lacy: 127-517-4.1-2|
|RECEIVING||Witten (TE): 60-553-9.2-2||Cobb: 57-656-11.5-6|
|SACKS||Lawrence: 5||Peppers: 7|
|INTs||Heath: 2||4 tied: 2|
|PUNTING||C. Jones: 45.4||Masthay: 42.9|
|KICKING||Bailey: 95 (20/20 PAT; 25/26 FG)||Crosby: 85 (28/28 PAT; 19/22 FG)|
COWBOYS NOTES: QB Matt Cassel recorded first win with Dallas last week…RB Darren McFadden has 719 scrimmage yards (102.7 per game) in past seven games…TE Jason Witten had five catches last week and is 12th player (second tight end) in NFL history with 1,000 catches. Ranks second in NFL history among TEs in catches (1,003) and receiving yards (11,055). In two regular-season meetings, WR Dez Bryant has 20 catches for 239 yards (119.5 per game) and two TDs. Since 2012, he leads NFL with 43 TD catches. WR-KR-PR Lucky Whithead had 141 all-purpose yards last week (70 kickoff return, 35 rushing, 31 punt return, 5 receiving). WR Terrance Williams had 38-yard TD catch in last year’s divisional playoff game…LB Sean Lee had 13 tackles and sack last week. Leads team with 94 tackles. Has 12 INTs since entering NFL in 2010, most by LB. Defensive end Demarcus Lawrence had two sacks last week and has four sacks in past four games.
PACKERS NOTES: QB Aaaron Rodgers has won past three starts vs. Dallas (including playoffs) and has 7 TDs, 0 INTs and 116.1 rating. Has thrown 55 TDs vs. three INTs with 117 rating in past 22 at home (including playoffs)…RB Eddie Lacy has rushed for 242 yards (121 per game) and one touchdown and has two 100-yard games in two meetings (including playoffs). RB James Starks is one of two NFC RBs with 400-plus rushing yards (444), rushing touchdown (one), 300-plus receiving yards (337) and receiving touchdown (two)…WR Randall Cobb had eight catches for 116 yards in last year’s playoff game. Has five touchdowns in past eight games at home (including playoffs). WR James Jones has a touchdown in four of six home games. Aims for third in row vs. Dallas with a touchdown. WR Davante Adams had seven catches for 117 yards and a 46-yard touchdown in last year’s playoff game. TE Richard Rodgers had career-high eight catches and 146 yards with game-winning touchdown (61 yards) last week. He had a touchdown in last year’s playoff game…LB Clay Matthews has 62-yard interception-touchdown, 2.5 sacks and two fumble recoveries in three regular-season meetings. LB Julius Peppers has eight sacks, two INTs and three forced fumbles in 10 games vs. Dallas (including playoffs). Is only player in NFL history with 100-plus sacks (133) and 10-plus INTs (11). S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has a sack or interception in three of past four games.