Chargers-Packers Capsule

SAN DIEGO (2-3) at GREEN BAY (5-0)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS

OPENING LINE -Packers by 9

RECORD VS. SPREAD- Chargers 1-4, Packers 5-0

SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 9-1

LAST MEETING - Packers beat Chargers 45-38, Nov. 6, 2011

LAST WEEK - Chargers lost to Steelers 24-20; Packers beat Rams 24-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - Chargers No. 16, Packers No. 2

CHARGERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (24t), PASS (2).

CHARGERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (29), PASS (9).

PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (10), RUSH (8), PASS (20).

PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (7), RUSH (28), PASS (4).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES -- Chargers' only win in series came Oct. 7, 1984, when Dan Fouts threw for 376 yards and three TDs in 34-28 victory. ... Chargers have lost six straight in series. ... Coach Mike McCoy spent rookie NFL season in 1995 as quarterback on Green Bay practice squad. ... QB Philip Rivers' two touchdown passes in loss to Steelers last week gave him 262 for career to pass Dave Krieg for 13th all-time. ... TE Antonio Gates needs three catches to become 32nd player in NFL history with 800 in career. ... Rivers and Gates have connected on 74 touchdown passes, most in league history for quarterback-tight end tandem. ... RB Melvin Gordon is native of Kenosha, Wisconsin, and played in college for Wisconsin Badgers; set major college record for career rushing average at 7.79 yards per carry. ... LB Jerry Attaochu has nine QB hits in last three games. ... Packers are 5-0 for fourth time since 1945. ... Packers have longest active home winning streak, 12 games. ... QB Aaron Rodgers stands 186 yards passing away from 30,000 for career. ... WR James Jones is tops in NFL with seven receptions of 25-plus yards. ... Defense has gotten sack in franchise-record 40 straight regular-season games, longest current streak in league. ... LB Julius Peppers has nine sacks in last nine games, dating back to last season. ... LB Clay Matthews has sack in four straight games, one short of tying career-best streak. ... Fantasy Tip: Rivers, third in league at 322 yards passing per game, will be challenged on road in short week by Packers' defense holding foes to 186 yards passing per game, fourth in NFL.

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