GREEN BAY PACKERS AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS INSIDE THE NUMBERS

WEEK 1 // SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // U.S. BANK STADIUM // REFEREE: BILL VINOVICH

REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:

LEADER: Packers lead all-time series, 61-53-3

STREAKS: Packers have won past 2

LAST GAME: 12/23/19: Packers 23 at Vikings 10

LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/23/19

PACKERS NOTES:

GREEN BAY won NFC North (13-3) for 1st time since 2016. • QB AARON RODGERS passed for 4,002 yards & 26 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 95.4 rating last year, his 8th career 4,000+ yard season. Has 364 career TD passes & needs 3 TD passes to surpass ELI MANNING (366) for 7th-most in NFL history. Has 2,878 pass yards & 21 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 105.5 rating in 12 career games at Min. • RB AARON JONES tied for NFL-lead in scrimmage TDs (19) & rush TDs (16) in 2019, 2nd-most rush TDs in single-season in GB history. Set career highs in rush yards (1,084) & scrimmage yards (1,558) last season. Rushed for career-high 154 yards in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Min. with 150+ scrimmage yards & 4th in row vs. Min. with rush TD. RB JAMAAL WILLIAMS tied for team-lead with 5 rec. TDs last season. • WR DAVANTE ADAMS led team with 83 catches & 997 rec. yards last season. Leads NFL with 40 rec. TDs since 2016. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Min. with 100+ rec. yards. Has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 at Min. • LB ZA’DARIUS SMITH set career highs in sacks (13.5) & TFL (17) last season. Had career-high 3.5 sacks & 5 TFL in last meeting. LB PRESTON SMITH set career highs in sacks (12) & TFL (11) last season. DL KENNY CLARK aims for his 6th in row vs. Min. with sack. CB JAIRE ALEXANDER tied for 4th in NFL with career-high 17 PD in 2019. CB KEVIN KING set career highs in PD (15) & INTs (5) in 2019.

VIKINGS NOTES:

MINNESOTA (10-6) advanced to postseason for 2nd time in past 3 seasons. • QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 3,603 yards & 26 TDs vs. 6 INTs for career-high 107.4 rating in 2019. Is only QB with 25+ TD passes in each of 5 past seasons. Has 12 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 103.4 rating in 5 career games vs. GB. • RB DALVIN COOK had career-best 1,654 scrimmage yards (1,135 rush, 519 rec.) & 13 rush TDs last season. Was 1 of 3 RBs (CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY & LEONARD FOURNETTE) with 1,000+ rush yards & 500+ rec. yards in 2019. Had 191 scrimmage yards (154 rush, 37 rec.) & rush TD in his last game vs. GB. • WR ADAM THIELEN had 4 TDs (3 rec., 1 rush) in 4 home games last season. Has 5+ receptions & 75+ rec. yards in 3 of his past 4 vs. GB. WR JUSTIN JEFFERSON was selected in 1st round (No. 22) in 2020 NFL Draft. TE KYLE RUDOLPH ranks 5th among active TEs with 47 career TD catches. • DE DANIELLE HUNTER tied career-high with 14.5 sacks in 2019. Has 54.5 career sacks & became youngest player to reach 50 career sacks since 1982. DE YANNICK NGAKOUE makes Min. debut. Is 1 of 3 (CHANDLER JONES & KHALIL MACK) with 35+ sacks (37.5) & 14+ FFs (14) since 2016. LB ERIC KENDRICKS led team with 110 tackles last season, his 4th-straight 100+ tackle season. S ANTHONY HARRIS tied for NFL-lead with 6 INTs. S HARRISON SMITH was 1 of 3 (JAMIE COLLINS & LOGAN RYAN) with 3+ INTs (3) & 3+ FFs (3) in 2019.

 

ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Greg Jennings, Brock Huard, Jennifer Hale (field reporter) SIRIUS: 111 (GB), 83 (Min) | XM: 382 (GB), 225 (Min)