WHEN: Sunday, Noon (CT)
TV: FOX, Curt Menefee, JC Pearson
SERIES: 10th meeting. Packers lead 5-4. Green Bay has also won the only playoff game between the teams. The most recent regular-season meeting saw the Packers claim a 35-13 victory at Lambeau Field in 2003. Seattle won the previous meeting, a 27-7 decision in 1999 on Monday night.
Seahawks: offense 1st (3rd rush, 12th pass); defense 15th (6th rush, 26th pass).
Packers: offense 18th (30th rush, 6th pass); defense 8th (26th rush, 1st pass)
PREDICTION: Packers 23-16
KEYS TO THE GAME
Escaping the cold of Lambeau Field without suffering any significant injuries is the Seahawks' top priority. Seattle would love to jump out to an early lead - preferably with RB Shaun Alexander scoring his record 28th touchdown of the season in the process - and then turn the game over to the second-stringers to see if they can hold on.
The goal is far different for the Packers, who could be playing their final games with QB Brett Favre and/or coach Mike Sherman. Favre has struggled with his decision-making all season, but will continue to be aggressive against a depleted Seahawks secondary likely to be without its top three corners. The two things Favre has to be most concerned about is the Seahawks' strong pass rush that often includes bringing linebackers, and strong safety Michael Boulware, who is a playmaker capable of turning poor Favre passes into fatal turnovers. Boulware leads the Seahawks with four interceptions.
Seahawks: Have a team-record 11-game winning streak. ... Alexander needs one touchdown to break RB Priest Holmes' single-season NFL record of 27 set in 2003.
Packers: Favre has not thrown a touchdown pass in a career-high four consecutive games. ... WR Donald Driver has 1,103 receiving yards is 106 shy of breaking his career high set last season.