INSIDE THE NUMBERS: GREEN BAY PACKERS (6-6-1) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (7-6)
December 11, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
GREEN BAY PACKERS (6-6-1) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (7-6)
PACKERS: 1st game at AT&T Stadium since SB XLV win over Pit. (2/6/11)…QB AARON RODGERS named MVP of SB XLV. Rodgers aims for 3rd win in row vs. Dal. In last meeting, completed 27 of 34 (79.4 pct.) for 289 yards with 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 131.5 rating. QB MATT FLYNN had season-high 95.6 rating last week…Rookie RB EDDIE LACY ranks 3rd in NFL with 836 rush yards since Oct. 1. Has rush TD in 6 of past 8…WR JORDY NELSON had 9 catches for 140 yards & TD in only game at AT&T Stadium (SB XLV). In last meeting, WR JAMES JONES had 8 catches for 123 yards & TD. TE ANDREW QUARLESS had TD catch last week…LB CLAY MATTHEWS had 62-yard INT-TD & sack in last meeting. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Dal. with sack. Has 3 sacks & FF in past 4. In his past 5, LB NICK PERRY has 4 sacks & 3 FFs. LB A.J. HAWK leads team with 107 tackles. S MORGAN BURNETT is 2nd on club with 79 tackles. LB MIKE NEAL has sack in 3 of past 4. CB SAM SHIELDS leads team with 11 PD. CB JARRETT BUSH had INT last week…
COWBOYS: In only home start vs. GB, QB TONY ROMO completed 19 of 30 (63.3 pct.) for 309 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 123.5 rating…RB DE MARCO MURRAY has rushed for 209 yards (104.5 per game) & 3 TDs in past 2…WR DEZ BRYANT has 20 rec. TDs in past 21. Since 2011, has 31 rec. TDs, 2nd most among NFL WRs. Is 4th Cowboy to have 10+ rec. TDs in consecutive seasons. Since 2007, TE JASON WITTEN has 609 catches, most by NFL TE. Is 2nd all-time in receptions (861) by TE. Had TD last week & has 3 TDs in past 3. Rookie WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS has rec. TD in 5 of past 9. WR COLE BEASLEY had TD last week. WR-KR-PR DWAYNE HARRIS is 2nd in NFL with 14.0 PR avg. & 3rd with 30.5 KR avg…DE DE MARCUS WARE has 4 sacks in 4 career games vs. GB. Since entering NFL in 2005, has 117 sacks, most in NFL. DT JASON HATCHER has 6 sacks in his past 7 games. S BARRY CHURCH had FF in last game vs. GB.