PACKERS WIN THIRD STRAIGHT DIVISION TITLE
The Green Bay Packers finished the 2021 regular season with a 13-4 (.765) record, tied for the best record in the NFL (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Green Bay won the NFC North for the third straight season (2019-21).
- It was the sixth time in franchise history that the Packers have won at least three consecutive division titles (1960-62, 1965-67, 1995-97, 2002-04, 2011-14).
- Green Bay became the first team in NFL history to win 13-plus regular-season games in three straight seasons.
- It was the Packers' fourth season with 13-plus wins since 2011, the most in the NFL from 2011-21.
- The Packers' 39 wins since 2019 are the most in franchise history over a three-season span, passing the 37 from 1995-97 and 1996-98.
- This was the eighth time Green Bay won 13-plus regular-season games (2020, 2019, 2011, 2007, 1997, 1996, 1962).
- It was Green Bay's fifth season with 12-plus regular-season wins from 2011-21, No. 2 in the NFL over that span (New England, eight).
- It was Green Bay's 10th regular season with 10-plus wins since 2009, No. 2 in the NFL over that span behind only New England (11).
ANOTHER TRIP TO THE POSTSEASON
- For the fourth time since 1990, the Packers earned the No. 1 seed in the postseason in the NFC in 2021 (2019, 2011, 1996).
- Dating back to realignment (2002), Green Bay leads the NFC with 15 playoff appearances.
- This was the 35th playoff appearance for the Packers, the most in NFL history (Dallas, 34 / Pittsburgh, 33 / N.Y. Giants, 32).
- It was the franchise's 22nd playoff appearance in the last 29 seasons (1993-2021).
- The Packers are the only team in the NFC and one of four teams in the league to make the playoffs in each of the last three seasons (Buffalo, Kansas City, Tennessee).
- The run of three straight postseason appearances from 2019-21 for the Packers was the sixth time the franchise made the playoffs in at least three consecutive seasons (eight - 2009-16 / six, 1993-98 / four, 2001-04 / three, 1960-62 and 1965-67)
- Green Bay (36) is tied with Pittsburgh for the second-most postseason wins in league history behind New England (37).
- The Packers have a 36-25 all-time record in the postseason, a .590 winning percentage that ranks No. 4 in the NFL (New England, 37-22, .627 / San Francisco, 34-22, .607 / Baltimore Ravens, 16-11, .593 / Pittsburgh Steelers, 36-27, .571).
- Green Bay has scored 1,523 points in the postseason, the most in NFL history (Pittsburgh, 1,499).
- The Packers have played (61) the third-most postseason games in league history (Dallas, 64 / Pittsburgh, 63 / New England, 59).
THE MVP AND THE RECORD BREAKER
- QB Aaron Rodgers was named the NFL's Most Valuable Player for the 2021 season by The Associated Press and by the Pro Football Writers of America.
- Rodgers (2011, 2014, 2020, 2021) became the fifth player in NFL history to win consecutive MVPs and ranks No. 2 with four AP MVP awards, trailing only Peyton Manning's five.
- It was Rodgers' fourth overall PFWA MVP award (2011, 2014, 2020, 2021), tying him with Manning for the most in the history of the PFWA.
- Rodgers led the league in 2021 with a passer rating of 111.9, joining Steve Young (six times), Roger Staubach (four) and Ken Anderson (four) as the only players to lead the league in rating at least four times since 1970.
- Rodgers and WR Davante Adams have connected for 68 TDs, passing Rodgers and WR Jordy Nelson (65) for the most productive TD combo in franchise history.
- In 2021, Adams set new single-season team records for receptions (123) and receiving yards (1,553).
- Adams became the first player in team history with three 100-catch seasons (2018, 2020-21).
- Adams is the first player in league history with 115-plus catches, 1,350-plus receiving yards and 11-plus receiving TDs in back-to-back seasons (2020-21).
- Green Bay won the 26th division title in team history.
- The Packers have won 12 NFC North titles (Chicago and Minnesota have each won four).
- Dating back to realignment (2002), Green Bay leads the NFC in division titles (12).
- Dating back to 1995, the Packers have the second-most division titles in the NFL:
- Green Bay finished 4-2 in the NFC North in 2021 after it was one of four teams to win five-plus division games last season (Buffalo and New Orleans, 6-0 / Tennessee, 5-1).
- Green Bay posted 30-plus points in five division games in both 2020 and 2021. It is the second-most 30-plus point games against divisional opponents in a single season for the Packers (six in 1994) since the league went to a divsional format in 1967 (Stathead.com).
- In 2021, the Packers became the first NFL team to post 450-plus total yards and 30-plus points twice in the regular season against the Vikings.
- The Packers finished No. 2 in the NFL in points per division game this season (33.7). Green Bay led the NFL during the 2020 regular season in points per game (35.7) in division games.
- The Packers scored the most points per game (35.7) in 2020 than they ever had against division opponents, dating back to 1967. Since 2020, Green Bay leads the league in points per division game (34.7).
- The Packers turned the ball over three times in division games this season, tied for No. 1 in the NFL (New Orleans). Green Bay recorded the fewest giveaways against the division in 2020 (two) than it ever had in a single season, dating back to 1967. The Packers' five turnovers in division games since 2020 are the fewest in the NFL over that span (two teams are tied for No. 2 with eight).
- Since the NFL went to 32 teams in 2002, there have been two teams to average 35-plus points per game and record two or fewer giveaways vs. divisional opponents, the 2020 Packers (35.7, two) and the 2016 Atlanta Falcons (38.5, two).
- In the last 18 divisional games that Green Bay won the turnover margin, the Packers are 17-0-1.
- Green Bay's 10 divisional games with zero giveaways since 2019 lead the NFL.
- Head Coach Matt LaFleur was one of four NFL head coaches to debut in the Super Bowl era to win his first eight divisional games with a team. All coaches listed below were in their first career head-coaching positions (via the Elias Sports Bureau):