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NFL Capsule: Packers at Colts

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • October 4, 2012 - 12:29 PM

GREEN BAY (2-2) At INDIANAPOLIS (1-2)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE — Packers by 6 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Green Bay 1-3; Indianapolis 1-2

SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 21-20-1

AP PRO32 RANKING — Packers No. 7; Colts No. 31

LAST MEETING — Packers beat Colts 34-14, Oct. 19, 2008

LAST WEEK — Packers beat Saints 28-27; Colts had bye

PACKERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (20), RUSH (25), PASS (15)

PACKERS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (18), PASS (6)

COLTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (17), RUSH (21), PASS (12)

COLTS DEFENSE — OVERALL (18), RUSH (23), PASS (15)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Packers will make first appearance in Lucas Oil Stadium — sixth venue used since series began in 1953 (Green Bay's City Field and Lambeau Field, Milwaukee County Stadium, Baltimore's Memorial Stadium and Indy's Hoosier/RCA Dome). ... Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is interim with coach Chuck Pagano out because of leukemia. After 20 seasons as NFL assistant, it's Arians' first game calling shots. ... Packers beginning stretch of three straight road games. Houston only other team with three-game road trip in 2012. ... Indy receiver Reggie Wayne needs two touchdowns to pass college teammate Edgerrin James (75) for third on franchise list, 64 yards from scrimmage to pass James (12,065) for No. 2 in franchise history and seven receptions to pass Keenan McCardell (883) for No. 14 in NFL history. Wayne also can extend streak of consecutive games with catch to 100. .... Packers receiver Donald Driver can break tie with Bart Starr for second-most games played in franchise history (196). Only Brett Favre (255) has played in more. ... Colts P Pat McAfee's average of 50.3 yards is 3.7 yards ahead of last year's club record. ... Packers C Jeff Saturday, longtime Colts' fan favorite, will be in Indy's visiting locker room for first time in 14-year NFL career. ... Colts have had three different receivers top 100 yards in first three games for first time since 1967. ... Packers DB Charles Woodson needs one interception return for score to tie Rod Woodson's NFL record (12) and break tie for second with former Green Bay safety Darren Sharper (11). ... Green Bay one of five teams Indy OLB Dwight Freeney has not recorded sack against. Freeney hasn't played since Week 1 because of sprained left ankle.

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