Two years after he co-founded the Packers with Curly Lambeau, George Calhoun began writing a piece called The Dope Sheet, which served as the official press release and game program from 1921-24.
Honoring Calhoun, the first publicity director, the Packers are running this weekly feature in their release, which is being made available to fans exclusively on Packers.com.
A complete edition of the Dope Sheet will be available each week in PDF format, located in the Packers.com Game Centers.
Here are some highlights from the Week 14 Dope Sheet:
RECORD-BREAKING SUNDAY: Three significant franchise records are on tap this weekend:
- Brett Favre will surpass Forrest Gregg's revered consecutive games-played streak. Favre last week matched Gregg's 187-game stretch (1956, 1958-70).
- Ahman Green needs 92 yards to break Jim Taylor's 41-year-old single-season Packers rushing record. Green enters Sunday with 1,383 yards in 12 games. Taylor, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1976, ran for 1,474 over a 14-game schedule in 1962. That mark is the NFL's oldest team rushing record.
- Favre needs a touchdown pass to tie the longest streak in Packers annals: Cecil Isbell's 22-game streak, set from 1941-42.
- The Packers started eight drives at or inside their own 20. Detroit started two drives at or inside their own 20.
- Mike Sherman sustained only his fifth loss when leading after three quarters. He's now 33-5 overall and 13-2 on the road.
- The Packers this season are now 0-3 when their opponent scores first. Green Bay is 6-3 when it delivers the initial volley.
CONFERENCE'S BEST RED-ZONE OFFENSE: Across the league, only the Chiefs (27-for-37, .730) own a better touchdown percentage inside the 20-yard line. Green Bay (25-for-37, .676) paces the NFC.
Click here to download a PDF of the complete Week 14 Dope Sheet.