Packers-Lions: Just the facts

Numbers, facts to note for both teams, individuals

-- The Packers have won 12 of the last 14 games against Detroit and head coach Mike McCarthy is 3-0 against the Lions.

-- The Packers have won 16 of their last 19 games and have clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs for the first time since 1997.

-- QB Brett Favre has 22 wins against Detroit, tied for most against an opponent.

-- Take away a 1994 playoff victory, and Favre's record of 15-0 starting at home against the Lions is the most home wins any starting QB has ever had against an opposing team, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The runner-up is John Elway, who as 13-2 against the Chiefs at Denver.

-- On Nov. 22 against Detroit, Favre completed 31 of 41 passes (75.6 pct.) for 381 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 128.2 passer rating.

-- K Mason Crosby needs just one point to surpass Ryan Longwell's franchise record for points in a season by a kicker (131 in 2000). The NFL rookie record is 144 points, set by Chicago's Kevin Butler in 1985.

-- RB Ryan Grant has rushed for 872 yards (96.9 per game) and seven touchdowns in the last nine games.

-- WR Donald Driver has a reception in 95 straight games, second longest streak in team history to Sterling Sharpe (103). Driver had 10 catches for 147 yards Nov. 22 against the Lions.

-- WR James Jones leads NFC rookies with 45 receptions (662 yards).

-- DE Aaron Kampman has 27.5 sacks in the last 31 games. He is aiming for his third straight game against Detroit with 2-plus sacks.

-- Ranked 24th in the league last year, Green Bay's punt return unit now ranks sixth overall. The Packers' kickoff return unit ranked 31st last year and enters Sunday's game ranked 23rd.

-- The Lions have not won in the state of Wisconsin since a 21-17 victory over the Packers at Lambeau Field on Dec. 15, 1991.

-- The Detroit Lions went a combined 24-72 (.250) between 2001 and 2006. They enter Sunday's game against Green Bay with a 7-8 record.

-- The Lions are eighth in NFL passing offense this season (242.1 yards per game).

-- The Lions defense ranks last in NFL total defense (376.5 yards per game), scoring defense (27.3 points per game), and has allowed a league-high-tying 29 passing touchdowns.

-- The Lions offensive line that has allowed a league-high 54 sacks this season.

-- Jon Kitna has passed for 3,822 yards this season and needs 178 to reach 4,000 for the second consecutive season. If that happens, he would be the first player in Lions history with back-to-back 4,000-yard passing seasons.

-- RB T.J. Duckett rushed for a season-high 102 yards last week and one touchdown.

-- WR Calvin Johnson leads NFC rookies with 702 yards (44 catches, 4 TDs).

-- Former Packers LB Paris Lenon had a 61-yard interception return for a touchdown last Sunday in the win over Kansas City.

-- LB Ernie Sims leads the team in tackles with 158, the most since LB Chris Claiborne had 167 in 2001. Sims had six tackles (4 solo) and a QB hit and pass defensed against Green Bay on Nov. 22.

-- DE DeWayne White has a career-high 6.5 sacks, tied with DT Shaun Rogers for the team lead.

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