Packers-Lions: By the Numbers

Whitticker, Collins first two rookies to start since 1992

DETROIT - Here are some key numbers from Green Bay's 17-3 loss to the Detroit Lions today:

2 - The Packers Sunday started two rookies (S Nick Collins, G Will Whitticker) in a regular-season opener for the first time since 1992, LB Mark D'Onofrio and WR Robert Brooks.

3 - Turnovers by the Packers against Detroit on Sunday (two interceptions and one fumble)

10 - Number of tackles made by Packers safety Mark Roman, to lead all defenders.

14 - The Packers committed 14 penalties for 100 yards against the Lions. Detroit had 4 for 38 yards.

26.3 - The average age on the Packers' opening day active roster, which includes 11 rookies, is 26.3 years old. In 2004, the average age on the opening day roster was 27.0.

49 - Donald Driver matched the sixth-longest receiving streak in team history (Max McGee, 1959-63) with a catch in the first quarter against the Lions Sunday. With a catch in his next two games, Driver can surpass the fourth- and fifth-longest streaks, 50 by Don Hutson (1941-45) and Paul Coffman (1979-82).

53.3 - Brett Favre's passer rating against the Lions.

206 - Brett Favre started his 206th straight regular season game today, an NFL record for quarterback, and 226th straight overall.

1965 - Forty years ago today, the Green Bay Packers renamed its 8-year-old stadium Lambeau Field, following the legendary coach/player's death two months earlier. Before the season, the former City Stadium underwent its third significant expansion.

1992 - The last time the Packers were held to three or fewer points in a game (Sept. 13, 1992 in a 31-3 loss to Tampa Bay)<

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