NFL PREVIEW: GREEN BAY PACKERS (9-3) AT DETROIT LIONS (5-7)
WEEK 14 // SUNDAY, DEC. 13, 2020 // 4:25 PM ET // FORD FIELD // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP
REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY:
LEADER: Packers lead all-time series, 101-72-7
STREAKS: Packers have won past 3
LAST GAME: 9/20/20: Lions 21 at Packers 42
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/29/19: Packers 23, Lions 20
QB AARON RODGERS passed for 295 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 128.9 rating last week. Became 7th player in NFL history & fastest player (193 games) to reach 400 career TD passes. Leads NFL with 36 TD passes & is 1st QB with 5 career seasons of 35+ TD passes. Has 7 games with 120+ rating in 2020, tied 2nd-most in single season in NFL history. Had 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 107.6 rating in Week 2 meeting. Has 2+ TD passes in 9 of his past 10 vs. Det. Has 3+ TD passes & 110+ rating in 5 of his 6 road games this season. • RB AARON JONES rushed for 130 yards & TD last week. Had 236 scrimmage yards (168 rush, 68 rec.) & 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 rec.) in Week 2 meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Det. with 140+ scrimmage yards. Has 4 rush TDs in 5 road games this season. • WR DAVANTE ADAMS had 10 receptions for 121 yards & 2 TDs last week. Has 4 games with 10+ catches, 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in 2020, tied 2nd-most in single season in NFL history. Is 3rd player in NFL history with 5+ catches & rec. TD in 7 straight games. Can become 1st player since 2018 (ANTONIO BROWN) with rec. TD in 8 straight games. Has 5 rec. TDs in his past 4 at Det. TE ROBERT TONYAN had career-high 8th rec. TD of season last week, tied-most among TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) in 2020. Aims for his 4th in row with TD catch. Had rec. TD in Week 2 meeting. • LB ZA’DARIUS SMITH had 1.5 sacks last week & aims for his 3rd with sack. Had sack in Week 2 meeting. Ranks tied-3rd in NFL with 10.5 sacks this season. DE KINGSLEY KEKE had 2nd-career game with 2 sacks last week. S DARNELL SAVAGE had INT in Week 13. Aims for his 3rd in row with INT & 6th in row with PD.
QB MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 402 yards & 3 TDs vs. INT for 109.4 rating in Week 13 & became 7th QB in NFL history with 10+ games (10) with 400+ pass yards. Aims for his 5th in row at home vs. GB with 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating. Has 2+ TD passes in 10 of his past 11 vs. GB. Has 44,303 career pass yards, 5th-most by QB in 1st 12 seasons in NFL history. • RB ADRIAN PETERSON had 2 rush TDs last week. Has 28 career games with 2+ rush TDs & surpassed HOFer JIM BROWN (27) for 3rd-most such games in NFL history. Has 11 seasons with 5+ rush TDs, tied with HOFer WALTER PAYTON (11) for third-most in NFL history. Has 2,016 rush yards vs. GB, most vs. any opponent. Has 17 TDs (16 rush, 1 rec.) in 20 career games vs. GB. RB KERRYON JOHNSON had rush TD in Week 2 meeting & aims for his 4th in row vs. GB with rush TD. • WR MARVIN JONES led team with 8 receptions for season-high 116 yards & TD catch last week, his 10th-career 100+ rec. yard game. Has 8 rec. TDs in 8 career games vs. GB & aims for his 3rd in row at home vs. GB with TD catch. TE T.J. HOCKENSON had 7 receptions for 84 yards last week. Leads NFC TEs in receptions (52) & rec. yards (614). WR KENNY GOLLADAY has rec. TD in 2 of his 3 career home games vs. GB. Aims for his 5th in row vs. GB with 70+ rec. yards. • LB JAMIE COLLINS had 10 tackles last week. Had sack in Week 2 meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. GB with sack. DE ROMEO OKWARA had sack, FF & blocked PAT last week. DE EVERSON GRIFFEN has 2.5 sacks & 2 PD in his past 4.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 146 (GB), 136 (Det) | XM: 384 (GB), 230 (Det)