Packers-Saints Capsule

GREEN BAY (5-2) at NEW ORLEANS (2-4)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC

OPENING LINE - Saints by 2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 3-3-1, New Orleans 2-4

SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 16-7

LAST MEETING - Packers beat Saints 28-27, Sept. 30, 2012

LAST WEEK - Packers beat Panthers 38-17; Saints lost to Lions 24-23

AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 6, Saints No. 21

PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (22), PASS (20).

PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (19), RUSH (31), PASS (6).

SAINTS OFFENSE - OVERALL (2), RUSH (13), PASS (2).

SAINTS DEFENSE - OVERALL (21), RUSH (11), PASS (28).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers has 18 TDs vs. one INT this season, the only QB in NFL history to do so in his team's first seven games. ... During Packers four-game winning streak, Rodgers has had at least three TDs passing and no INTs in each game. ... RB Eddie Lacy has four TDs rushing in his last four games. ... Randall Cobb leads NFL WRs with eight TD catches and has a TD catch in four straight games. ... WR Jordy Nelson has five TD catches this season, including a TD reception in four straight. Nelson has caught a TD pass in each of his last two games vs. New Orleans. ... Packers LB Clay Mathews has two forced fumbles ... Green Bay LB Julius Peppers has two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble. ... Packers' turnover margin is plus-10, while Saints' margin is minus-8. ... Saints have won 19 straight at home, including playoffs, under head coach Sean Payton, who was suspended for all of 2012 season. ... Saints have won 13 straight night games in Superdome and 16 of 17 going back to 51-29 victory over Green Bay in 2008. ... Saints have won their last 10 in Superdome, where they haven't lost since 2012 regular season. ... Saints QB Drew Brees has passed for at least 300 yards and two TDs in all five meetings with Green Bay. ... Brees has passed for 11 TDs vs. seven INTs this season. ... WR Kenny Stills had five catches for 103 yards and a 46-yard TD last week. . Rookie WR Brandin Cooks has 34 receptions, tied for team high with TE Jimmy Graham. ... LB Junior Galette has 12 sacks in past 10 games at home and leads Saints with four sacks this season. He is only Saints player with more than one sack. ... Saints' defense has produced only four takeaways this season: three INTs and one fumble recovery.

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