DETROIT (1-7) at GREEN BAY (6-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE – Packers by 11 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD – Lions 1-7, Packers 5-3
SERIES RECORD – Packers lead 97-67-7
LAST MEETING – Packers beat Lions 30-20, Dec. 28, 2014
LAST WEEK – Lions had bye, lost to Chiefs 45-10 on Nov. 1 ; Packers lost to Panthers 37-29
AP PRO32 RANKING – Lions No. 32, Packers No. 5
LIONS OFFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (32), PASS (9).
LIONS DEFENSE – OVERALL (26), RUSH (30), PASS (18).
PACKERS OFFENSE – OVERALL (25), RUSH (13), PASS (26).
PACKERS DEFENSE – OVERALL (23), RUSH (28), PASS (23).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES – Lions have lost 24 straight games to Packers in Wisconsin, last beating Green Bay on road 21-17 on Dec. 15, 1991. … Lions playing first game since organization fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew following 1-7 start. … Lions have league's worst-ranked rushing attack (69.6 yards per game). … QB Matthew Stafford has three TD passes in two of last three meetings between teams. … WR Calvin Johnson has 14 TD catches in 14 career games against Packers and six 100-yard games. … Detroit defense has allowed league-worst 30.6 points per game. … DE Ezekiel Ansah with five sacks, three forced fumbles and fumble recovery in past five games. Ansah is first in NFC with seven sacks. … Packers are playing first of four straight games in 19 days against divisional opponents, including two against Lions. .. Packers have won last six NFC North games. … Packers, ranked 25th in total offense, have not finished season lower than 19th since 1993. … QB Aaron Rodgers has passer rating of 111.0 with 22 TDs and five INTs in 12 games against Lions. … WR Randall Cobb has reception in 48 straight games. … Richard Rodgers' two TD catches last week against Carolina were most by any Packers tight end since three by Jermichael Finley on Sept. 25, 2011 against Bears. … LB Julius Peppers has 13 sacks and seven forced fumbles in 14 career games against Lions. … Rookie CB Damarious Randall leads team with 10 pass deflections. … Fantasy Tip: WR James Jones has TD catch in all four Packers home games this season, and had 83-yard TD reception in last home game with Packers against Lions on Oct. 6, 2013.
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- Aaron Rodgers
- Calvin Johnson
- Damarious Randall
- Detroit Lions
- Ezekiel Ansah
- Green Bay Packers
- Julius Peppers
- Matthew Stafford
- Randall Cobb
- Richard Rodgers