Game notes: Pack up to the challenge

The Redskins defense may have grown fat feasting on lesser opponents, but Packers found the holes in the league's No.-1 ranked D in a 28-14 win Sunday.<p>

Third-and-more: Green Bay continued its winning ways on third down, converting at a lower rate than in their past two wins, but still at a respectable clip. Green Bay was 6 of 13 (.460) on third downs Sunday, bringing their league-best season-average to .509 (54 of 106).

Green Bay's best recorded third-down percentage in a season was .491 (108 or 220) in 1995. Sunday's successes came against the Redskin defense ranked No. 1 against third-downs coming into this contest. On the other side of the ball, Green Bay surrendered just one third down conversion in the game. However, Washington did convert the game's only fourth-down attempt -- an embarrassing 4th and 21 that may have brought back some bad memories of the last time the Pack succumbed on fourth-and-very long.

Go Green: The Washington Redskins' No. 1-ranked defense may have held Green well under 100 yards Sunday, but the back found other ways to hurt them.

Ahmad Green's 48-yard reception was the longest of his career. His four catches for 73 yards Sunday gave him 2,084 career receiving yards and pushed him pass Dorsey Levens (2,079) into the No. 2 spot on the team's all-time list.

He continues to climb the Packers' all-time overall TD list. Green's pair of rushing TDs puts him at 60. Two more will tie him with No. 4 Paul Hornung. Ahead are Sterling Sharpe (66), Jim Taylor (91) and Don Hutson (105). The milestones Green achieved in the win over the 'Skins came in his 100th career NFL game. His first 30 were with the Seattle Seahawks in 1998 and 1999

With Javon Walker leading in receptions with five for 48 yards and Green leading in receiving yardage with 73, Sunday broke the Packers' streak of three consecutive games with a 100-yard receiver. The streak matched the team's longest in six seasons.

WAshington extended its streak of not allowing a 100-yard receiver to 13 games. That's the second-longest streak behind Miami, who puts its streak on the line Monday night vs. the high-flying Jets.

Ryan Longwell's two PATs put him five away from Chris Jacke's franchise record for consecutive conversions. Longwell has 129 in a row, dating back to Dec. 23, 2001 when Clevelenad blocked an attempt during the Packers' 30-7 win at Lambeau Field.

Jacke had 134 consecutive PATS from 1990-94.

Longwell, already the Packers' all-time scoring leader, is within 2 points of the 900 mark for his career. He had eight points Sunday - two field goals and two extra points.

Favre file: In his 197th consecutive start and 199th career game overall, QB Brett Favre overcame an extremely sore hand, serious off-field distractions and an awful second half to lead the Packers' to their third-consecutive win entering the bye week.

He mowed down the milestones in typical fashion:

Brett Favre's 9-yard touchdown pass to Javon Walker extended the QB's streak of consecutive games with a scoring pass to 33. Favre continues to bridge the gap between his No. 2 spot and all-time leader Johnny Unitas who threw touchdown passes in 47 consecutive games. Favre would reach that mark in Week 6 next season.

Favre's 20 completions put him ahead of John Elway (4,123) and into second place on the all-time list. Favre came into Sunday's game with 4,113 career completions. Favre plays his first game in FedEx Field, the 37th stadium in which he's competed; 15 are either no longer standing or no longer in use. The game marked his first appearance in Washington, D.C. -- he never played in RFK -- and the team's first game in the nationa's capital in 25 years.

"I'm pleased with the win, but I can't be satisfied with the way I played," Favre said after the game. "It would be nice to sit here and blame it on something else, but I'm not going to do that."

Injuries: FB Nick Luchey left the game with a knee injury late in the first quarter, but returned on the first play of the second quarter. LB Paris Lenon left the game with a left knee injury. CB Michael Hawthorne suffered injured ribs and was taken to the locker room for x-rays. The x-rays were negative, but Hawthorne was unable to retun to the game.

Quick hits:

*Donald Driver's first reception, a seven-yard catch on the Packers' opening drive, was the 200th of his career.

*Bubba Franks' single catch broke his tie with No. 5 Ron Kramer on the team's all-time tight ends reception list. Next up is Rich McGeorge with 175.

*William Henderson played in his 150th career game.

*Grady Jackson played in his 100th career NFL game.

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