REDSKINS VS PACKERS PREVIEW
September 11, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
WASHINGTON REDSKINS (0-1) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (0-1)
REDSKINS: QB ROBERT GRIFFIN III passed for career-high 329 yards last week. Is 1 of 2 players (CAM NEWTON) in NFL history with 300+ pass yards in Week 1 of rookie & 2nd season. Has 95+ rating in 9 games & Redskins are 8-1. Since 2012, is only NFL player with 3,000+ pass yards (3,529) & 800+ rush yards (839)…RB ALFRED MORRIS has rushed for 75+ yards in 15 of 18 career games (incl. playoffs) with 7 100-yard games. Since Week 12, has rushed for 789 yards (112.7 per game) & 9 TDs. His 9 TDs are most in NFL & his 789 yards rank 2nd…WR LEONARD HANKERSON tied career high with 2 TDs last week. Was. is 4-0 when WR PIERRE GARÇON has TD catch…LB LONDON FLETCHER has played 241 consecutive games. In 4 games vs. GB, has 37 tackles, INT-TD, FF, 5 PD & 0.5 sack. Since entering NFL in 2011, LB RYAN KERRIGAN is only player in NFL with 10+ sacks (17) & 2+ INT-TDs (2). LB BRIAN ORAKPO had 2 sacks in last meeting. Has 6 career games with 2+ sacks…
PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has won 19 of past 20 starts at home. In those 20, has completed 458 of 667 (68.7 pct.) for 5,710 yards with 54 TDs vs. 12 INTs for 114.5 rating. Incl. playoffs, GB is 29-2 (.935) when Rodgers starts & has 115+ rating. Had 333 yards & 3 TDs last week. Since becoming starter in 2008, has 18 games with 300+ yards & 3+ TDs, 2nd most in NFL during that span…Rookie RB EDDIE LACY scored 1st career TD last week…WR JAMES JONES has 5 rec. TDs in past 6 at home. Since 2012, leads NFL with 14 rec. TDs. Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), WR JORDY NELSON is tied for 1st among NFL WRs with 23 rec. TDs. Has 14 rec. TDs in past 13 at home. Had 7 catches for 130 yards & TD last week. WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB had 7 catches for 108 yards & TD last week. Has 100+ rec. yards and/or rec.TD in 10 of past 12. TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY had TD last week…LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 1.5 sacks in last meeting. Has 8 sacks in past 6 at home. CB TRAMON WILLIAMS had 64-yard INT in last game vs. Was. Since 2010, has 15 INTs, tied for 2nd most in NFL (incl. playoffs).