Packers-Steelers: The facts

Parker leads Steelers with 602 yards rushing

What: Packers (1-6) vs. Steelers (5-2)

When: 3:15 p.m. (CT) Sunday, Nov. 6

Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

All-time regular season: Packers lead 18-12-0

All-time postseason: No postseason meetings.

Standings: Packers - 4th place, NFC North. Steelers - 2nd place, AFC North.

Packers leaders: Offense - Favre, 1,850 passing yards and 15 passing TDs; Green, 255 rushing yards; Davenport, 2 rushing TDs; Driver, 36 receptions and 532 receiving yards; Chatman, Driver and Ferguson, 3 receiving TDs. Defense - Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila and Aaron Kampman, 2 1/2 sacks; Ahmad Carroll and Al Harris, 2 INTs.

Steelers leaders: Offense - Roethlisberger, 1,183 passing yards and 11 passing TDs; Willie Parker, 602 rushing yards and 3 rushing TDs; Hines Ward, 29 receptions and 412 receiving yards; Miller, 6 receiving TDs. Defense - Clark Haggans and Joey Porter, 4 sacks; Chris Hope, 3 INTs.

Packers team rank: Rushing Offense - 72.9 yards per game (30th); Passing Offense - 258.0 ypg (T-4th); Total Offense - 330.9 ypg (14th). Rushing Defense - 100.9 ypg (10th); Passing Defense - 207.4 ypg (18th); Total Defense - 308.3 ypg (15th).

Steelers team rank: Rushing Offense - 131.3 yards per game (5th in NFL); Passing Offense - 179.4 ypg (25th); Total Offense - 310.7 ypg (23rd). Rushing Defense - 87.4 ypg (5th); Passing Defense - 211.9 ypg (20th); Total Defense - 299.3 ypg (9th).

Road/home records: Packers, 1-2 at home; Steelers, 3-0 on the road.

Packers-Steelers series: Both teams met only three times in the 1990s, and have played only six times since 1975. Their most recent game in Green Bay occurred on Dec. 24, 1995. The Packers clinched their first NFC Central Division title in 23 years with a heart-stopping 24-19 victory over the Steelers at Lambeau Field. In that game Steelers wide receiver Yancey Thigpen gift-wrapped an early present to the Packers on Christmas Eve when he dropped a pass from Neil O'Donnell in the end zone on a fourth-down play in the closing seconds.

Sunday's game will be the 31st in a series that dates back to 1933 when the Steelers were known as the Pirates.

Last meeting: Nov. 9, 1998; Steelers, 27-20, at Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium. The Steelers led 27-0 in the third quarter and hung on for a 27-20 victory. Pittsburgh's Kordell Stewart ran for a touchdown and threw for another. Keith McKenzie's third quarter fumble recovery and subsequent record-breaking 88-yard return for a touchdown ignited Green Bay's comeback.

Line: Steelers by 3.5.

Next up: Atlanta Falcons, Nov. 13 (3:15 p.m., CT) at Georgia Dome, Atlanta.

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