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Packers-Lions Preview Capsule

October 4, 2018

GREEN BAY (2-1-1) at DETROIT (1-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Packers by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 2-2, Detroit 3-1

SERIES RECORD - 100-70-7

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Packers 35-11, Dec. 31, 2017

LAST WEEK - Packers beat Bills 22-0; Lions lost to Cowboys 26-24

AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 11, Lions No. 24

PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (19), PASS (14).

PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (15), PASS (7).

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (20), PASS (10).

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8) RUSH (32), PASS (2).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Lions swept last year’s series for first time since 1991. Green Bay and Detroit have played annually since 1932. ... QB Aaron Rodgers is 13-3 against Lions, who didn’t face him last season. Rodgers 7-1-1 in last nine NFC North games with 23 TDs and no INTs. ... WR Davante Adams has three TD catches this year and NFL-high 25 since 2016. ... Jimmy Graham had first TD last week with team and has league-high 54 for TEs since 2012. ... Green Bay defense has NFL-best 34 three-and-out percentage. ... S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix only NFL player this year with INT in three straight games. ... Matthew Stafford has thrown seven TDs and one INT after one-TD, four-INT performance against Jets in opener. ... Rookie RB Kerryon Johnson averaging 6-plus yards on 25 carries past two games. ... WRs Golden Tate, Marvin Jones and Kenny Golladay are first trio of NFL teammates with 50-plus yards receiving each in five straight games played together. ... Lions have two-plus sacks in eight straight games, dating to last year, longest active streak in league. ... Devon Kennard has four sacks, trailing only Chicago’s Khalil Mack among NFL LBs. ... Fantasy tip: Green Bay RB Aaron Jones had 82 yards of offense and TD on 12 touches last week and has shot to top that against NFL’s worst rushing defense.

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