Packers-Bucs: The facts

Packers have won 12 straight at home over Buccaneers

What: Packers vs. Buccaneers

When: Noon (CT) Sunday, Sept. 25

Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wis.

All-time regular season: Packers lead 29-18-1

All-time postseason: 1-0, 1997 NFC Divisional

Packers-Buccaneers series: The two former NFC Central Division rivals meet for the 50th time on Sunday. The series began in 1977, when the expansion Bucs moved into the NFC Central after an inaugural 1976 campaign in the AFC West.

Tampa Bay has won five of the last nine games in the series. Green Bay and Tampa Bay have split two games, both at Raymond James Stadium, since the Bucs moved to the NFC South in 2002.

Green Bay has won 12 straight regular-season games at home over Tampa Bay. The Bucs haven't won in Wisconsin since Sept. 10, 1989, a 23-21 win over the Packers in the season opener at Lambeau Field.

Last meeting: Nov. 16, 2003 at Raymond James Stadium. Green Bay 20, Tampa Bay 13.
The Packers used a 17-play, 98-yard touchdown drive, capped by Ahman Green's 1-yard touchdown run, to beat the Bucs. Najeh Davenport ran 5 yards up the middle on fourth-and-1 from the Bucs' 16 to keep the drive alive. Green rushed 21 times for 109 yards, and Davenport finished with 70 yards rushing.

Line: Buccaneers by 3.

Next up: Carolina Panthers, at Charlotte, N.C., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. (CT)

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