Broncos at Packers NFL Week Four Capsule

  BRONCOS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER Series tied, 5-5-1  
STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Fox: 2-3 McCarthy: 1-0
LAST WEEK L 17-14 at Titans W 27-17 at Bears
LAST GAME 10/19/07: Packers 19 at Broncos 13 (OT). Green Bay WR Greg Jennings catches game-winning 82-yard TD pass from QB Brett Favre on 1st play from scrimmage in OT.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/28/03: Packers 31, Broncos 3. Green Bay RB Ahman Green rushes for career-high 218 yards & scores 2 TDs as Packers hold Denver to 1 FG.
BROADCAST CBS (3:15 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms.  SIRIUS: 117 (Den.), 91 (GB).  XM: 228 (GB).

 

STATS

PASSING Orton: 63-110-672-5-3-79.1 Rodgers: 74-103-917-8 (3C)-1-120.9 (1L)
RUSHING McGahee: 54-156-2.9-1 Grant: 32-157-4.9-0
RECEIVING Decker: 15-214-14.3-2 G. Jennings: 18-263-14.6-2
OFFENSE 286.3 403.3
TAKE/GIVE -4 +4 (T3L)
DEFENSE 334.7 414.3
SACKS Miller (R), Wilhite: 2 Wynn: 3
INTs Burnett: 3 (T1L)
PUNTING Colquitt: 49.7 Masthay: 39.6
KICKING Prater: 16 (7/7 PAT; 3/4 FG) Crosby: 27 (12/12 PAT; 5/5 FG)

NOTES

BRONCOS:  QB KYLE ORTON has 3-1 record as starter against Packers. Orton (46) needs 4 TD passes to reach 50 with Broncos. Orton has 14 TDs vs. 6 INTs & 94 passer rating vs. NFC since ’09. RB WILLIS MC GAHEE had rush TD in last game against Packers (12/7/09 with Ravens). Had TD reception last week, 5th of career…Since ’10, WR BRANDON LLOYD has 79 1st-down receptions, 3rd-highest total in NFL (RODDY WHITE 88, REGGIE WAYNE 83). Lloyd has 3 TD catches in past 3 against NFC opponents. Lloyd (95) needs 5 catches to reach 100 with Broncos. WR ERIC DECKER had career-high 7 catches last week. 11 of Decker’s 15 catches have been for 1st downs this season…TE DANIEL FELLS averages 13.8 yards per catch (6 catches, 83 receiving yards)…Rookie LB VON MILLER (No. 2 overall) aims for 3rd consecutive game with sack…S BRIAN DAWKINS has 2 INTs, 2 FFs & 1 FR in past 5 meetings against GB…LB WESLEY WOODYARD leads team with 28 tackles this season…PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS is 12-1 (.923) in past 13 starts at home, completing 284 of 421 (67.5 pct.) for 3,609 yards with 29 TDs vs. 8 INTs for 109.1 rating. Leads NFL with 120.9 rating. Has won 9 starts in row (incl. playoffs) & has 100+ rating in 7 of those 9 (115.5 rating overall)…RB RYAN GRANT rushed for 104 yards in only game vs. Den. Has rush TD in 3 of past 4 vs. AFC…TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY had career-high 3 TDs last week. WR GREG JENNINGS had 6 catches for 141 yards (23.5 avg.) & TD (82 yards) in last meeting. Had 9 catches for 119 yards in Week 3. Since start of 2007 (incl. playoffs), has 44 rec. TDs, 3rd most in NFL. Incl. SB, has 3 rec. TDs in past 2 vs. AFC. WR JORDY NELSON has rec. TD in 3 of past 4 (incl. SB)…CB CHARLES WOODSON holds franchise record with 9 def. TDs (8 INT, 1 FR). Since start of 2006, his 8 INT-TDs are most in NFL. LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 9 sacks in past 7 games vs. AFC. S MORGAN BURNETT had career-high 2 INTs last week & has 3 INTs in past 2. DE JARIUS WYNN had career-best 2 sacks last week.


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