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Green Bay looks to bounce back from last week's upset loss by producing an upset victory.

WHAT: GREEN BAY (1-1) at Indianapolis (1-1)

WHEN: 3:15 p.m. CDT Sunday

TV: Fox

OPENING LINE — Colts by 5 1/2.

SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 20-19-1.

LAST WEEK — Packers lost to Bears 21-10. Colts beat Titans 31-17.

PACKERS OFFENSE _ OVERALL (12), RUSH (6), PASS (17)

PACKERS DEFENSE _ OVERALL (13), RUSH (13), PASS (15)

COLTS OFFENSE _ OVERALL (3), RUSH (4), PASS (8)

COLTS DEFENSE _ OVERALL (30), RUSH (20), PASS (30)

INJURY REPORT — GREEN BAY: Ahmad Carroll, CB, groin, out; Grady Jackson, DT, knee, out; James Lee, DT, knee, out; Mike McKenzie, CB, hamstring, out; Najeh Davenport, FB, hamstring, questionable; Kenny Peterson, DT, ankle, questionable; Robert Ferguson, WR hamstring, probable; Mike Flanagan, C, knee, probable; Michael Hawthorne, CB, ankle, probable; Nick Luchey, FB, groin, probable. INDIANAPOLIS: Joseph Jefferson, CB, knee, out; Bob Sanders, S, foot, out; Troy Walters, WR broken arm, out; Jason David, CB, hip, questionable; Mike Doss, S, hamstring, questionable; Edgerrin James, RB, hamstring, questionable; Dallas Clark, TE, thigh, probable; Gilbert Gardner, LB, ankle, probable; Donald Strickland, CB, shoulder, probable; James Mungro, RB, wrist, probable.

LAST MEETING — On Nov. 19, 2000, the Packers beat the Colts 26-24 at Lambeau Field. In the last meeting in the dome, Nov. 16, 1997, an 0-10 Colts team beat a Packers team that would reach the Super Bowl 41-38. In the most recent game, the Colts' offense outscored the Packers 24-0 over the final quarter-plus but wound up losing thanks in large part to a 92-yard kickoff return touchdown by Allen Rossum.Rossum's score gave the Packers a commanding 26-10 fourth-quarter lead. Packers quarterback Brett Favre, who was a question mark to play due to a sprained foot suffered the week before against Tampa Bay, completed 23 of 36 passes for 301 yards and two touchdowns.

A COUPLE STREAKS: Favre and Indianapolis counterpart Peyton Manning can be found on the same page in the recod book. Favre has the all-time record for consecutive starts by a quarterback, with 191. Manning is fourth with 98. Meanwhile, if Favre throws a touchdown pass, he will break a tie for fourth place with Manning with 27 consecutive games. Johnny Unitas had the record streak with 47 while Dan Marino checks in next with 30 and Dave Krieg is third with 28. Tied with Manning and Favre is Chris Chandler.


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