About the Packers record: 4-2
• The Packers have at least 350 yards on offense in their past nine games, the second-longest active streak in NFL.
• Green Bay has a 100-yard receiver in five of its past six games despite injuries to three of its top four targets. WR James Jones (knee) is questionable; WR Randall Cobb (leg) and TE Jermichael Finley (bruised spinal cord) are out.
• Rookie RB Eddie Lacy (right) has 301 rushing yards in the past three games, most in the NFL during that span.
• The Packers have at least three sacks in three consecutive games.
• Green Bay held opponents to fewer than 85 rushing yards in each of the past four games.
Player speak: QB Aaron Rodgers
• Rodgers has a 116.4 rating against the Vikings, best in the NFL by a QB against a single opponent since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970.
• In nine of his past 11 October starts, Rodgers has a passer rating of at least 100.
• On Finley’s absence: “The next guy up has to step up and play well. We’re going to use a few different guys at that position.”
• On his success against the Vikings: “For whatever reason, there’s been times where we’ve been able to execute pretty well against those guys. We’ve had some battles over the years.”
Coach speak Mike McCarthy
• McCarthy, 49, is in his eighth season as an NFL head coach. He’s tied with Mike Holmgren for third in franchise history for most career victories (including playoffs) with 84.
• On the improved run offense (sixth in the league, gaining 134.7 yards per game): “It starts up front. Our offensive line has been practicing together and performing up front. We have continuity there and playing at a higher level than in the past.”
• On Adrian Peterson’s success (508 rushing yards in three games) vs. Green Bay last season: “He broke a lot of tackles against us. Our gap integrity and tackling will definitely be the focus this week.”
|Los Angeles - WP: H. Ryu||5||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: E. Volquez||2|
|San Francisco - WP: G. Kontos||7||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: C. Lee||4|
|Texas - WP: M. Mikolas||4||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - LP: S. Greene||2|
|Boston - WP: J. Lackey||14||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: D. Hutchison||1|
|Miami - WP: B. Morris||3||FINAL|
|Atlanta - LP: S. Simmons||1|
|Cincinnati - LP: M. Latos||2||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta||5|
|Cleveland - LP: B. Shaw||3||FINAL|
|Minnesota - WP: C. Fien||4|
|Kansas City - LP: J. Guthrie||1||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: C. Sale||3|
|Washington - WP: D. Fister||7||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: F. Morales||2|
|Detroit - WP: J. Verlander||4||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: R. Delgado||3|
|Baltimore - WP: B. Norris||4||FINAL|
|LA Angels - LP: M. Shoemaker||2|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||2||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: R. Elias||5|
|Calgary||7/24/14 8:00 PM|
|Winnipeg||7/25/14 9:00 PM|
|Ottawa||7/26/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||7/26/14 9:00 PM|
|Aug 8 - vs. Oakland||7 pm|
|Aug 16 - vs. Arizona||7:30 pm|
|Aug 23 - at Kansas City||7 pm|
|Aug 28 - at Tennessee||7 pm|
|2014 regular season|
|Sep 7 - at St. Louis||Noon|
|Sep 14 - vs. New England||Noon|
|Sep 21 - at New Orleans||Noon|
|Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta||3:25 pm|
|Oct 2 - at Green Bay||7:25 pm|
|Oct 12 - vs. Detroit||Noon|
|Oct 19 - at. Buffalo||Noon|
|Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay||Noon|
|Nov 2 - vs. Washington||Noon|
|Nov 9 - Bye|
|Nov 16 - at Chicago||Noon|
|Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay||Noon|
|Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina||Noon|
|Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets||Noon|
|Dec 14 - at Detroit||Noon|
|Dec 21 - at Miami||Noon|
|Dec 28 - vs. Chicago||Noon|