Packers-Raiders: Winning By the Numbers

We have 20 story-telling numbers from the Green Bay Packers' victory over the Oakland Raiders, including big days by James Jones and Julius Peppers and another rough day at the office for Aaron Rodgers.

1: Of Oakland’s 10 longest plays from scrimmage, only one came in the fourth quarter, when the Packers sealed the deal.

2: Tackles, including one sack, by Oakland star Khalil Mack. He had five sacks last week vs. Denver.

6.4: Yards per reception for Davante Adams on his five catches. He’s averaged less than 10 yards per reception in eight of 10 games since coming back from an ankle injury.

7: Consecutive playoff berths by the Packers, a franchise record. That streak is matched only by New England.

7: Seasons of 10-plus regular-season win by Packers coach Mike McCarthy, passing Curly Lambeau’s six for the franchise’s most since it joined the NFL in 1921.

8: Consecutive games without a 100 passer rating by Aaron Rodgers. He entered this season ranked No. 1 all-time with a rating of 106.0.

11: Consecutive games in which Aaron Rodgers has been sacked at least two times. His previous long streak was eight in 2011.

12: Yard average on Micah Hyde’s two punt returns, with runbacks of 10 and 14 yards. He had only three punt returns of at least 10 yards all season.

14: Rushing yards by Oakland’s Latavius Murray in the second half, a 2.3-yard average.

20: Points allowed by the Packers, their fifth game of 20 or fewer points this season. Green Bay and Kansas City are tied for No. 1 in that category.

20: Percent red-zone efficiency for Green Bay, which scored on one of five possessions inside the Raiders’ 20. The Packers entered the game ranked eighth in the league with a touchdown rate of 63.4 percent.

48.5: Tim Masthay’s net punting average, 9.9 yards better than counterpart Marquette King. Masthay has a net of at least 44.3 yards in each of his last three games. He didn’t have a net of better than 43.8 in any of the first 11 games.

64: Rushing yards by Murray in the first half, a 4.3-yard average.

68.8: Rodgers’ passer rating vs. Oakland.

83.4: Rodgers’ passer rating in the eight games since the bye, with 56.6 percent accuracy, 5.93 yards per attempt, 14 touchdowns and four interceptions.

115.9: Rodgers’ passer rating in the first six games, with 68.1 percent accuracy, 8.19 yards per attempt, 15 touchdowns and two interceptions.

135: Career sacks by Julius Peppers, including his 2.5 vs. Oakland. He passed DeMarcus Ware and John Abraham (133.5) to move into 10th place all-time.

293: Total yards by the Packers against a Raiders defense that entered the game ranked 25th with 372.5 yards allowed per game.

351: Career receptions with the Packers by James Jones, with his six catches vs. Oakland. He passed Ahman Green (345) and Max McGee (350) on the all-time list and now ranks ninth behind Jordy Nelson.

5,047: Career receiving yards by James Jones, with his 82 yards vs. Oakland. He’s the 12th player in franchise history to record 5,000 receiving yards.

Bill Huber is publisher of PackerReport.com and has written for Packer Report since 1997. E-mail him at packwriter2002@yahoo.com or leave him a question in Packer Report’s subscribers-only Packers Pro Club forum. Find Bill on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PackerReport.


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