Packers head into their Week 11 bye

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  • The Green Bay Packers enter the bye with a 8-2 record, marking the sixth straight season that the Packers entered the bye week with a winning record (3-2-1 in 2018, 4-3 in 2017, 2-1 in 2016, 6-0 in 2015, 5-3 in 2014, 6-3 in 2012, 7-0 in 2011, 6-3 in 2010, 4-3 in 2008, 5-1 in 2007). 
  • It is the first Week 11 bye for the Packers and the latest for the team since the bye was reintroduced in 1990.
  • The Packers have won the game heading into the bye week in four of the last five years.
  • Since 2007, the Packers have won the game going into the bye and coming out of the bye five times (2016, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007).
  • Geen Bay will face an NFC opponent (San Francisco) for the ninth time after the bye since 2006. This is the second year in a row that the Packers will travel to California in the week after the bye (Los Angeles Rams in 2018).
  • Dating back to 2000, Green Bay has played a road game in the week following the bye 11 times, winning six of the contests. Of those 11 games, eight have been decided by single digits, including two overtime contests.
  • ThePackers have won six of the previous eight matchups against NFC teams in the week after the bye.
  • I games immediately following its bye week, Green Bay has won 16 of its last 23 (.696), including wins in seven of the last 10.
  • Since2009, Green Bay is 58-39-1 (.597) overall after the bye.
  • Gren Bay has not turned the ball over for four straight games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it ties (2014, 2016) for the most consecutive games without a turnover by the Packers since 1933, the first year turnovers were tracked.
  • Green Bay has not fumbled in four straight games. The last time the Packers did not have a fumble in four straight games in a single season was 1967 (Oct. 15-Nov. 5).

GOOD START

  • Green Bay has won eight of its first 10 games, marking the sixth time the Packers have at least eight of their first 10 games of the regular season since 1970 (10-0 in 2011, 9-1 in 2007 and 8-2 in 2002, 1997 and 1996). 
  • Green Bay joins the San Francisco 49ers (8-1), New England Patriots (8-1) and Seattle Seahawks (8-2) as the only NFL teams with at least eight wins this season.
  • With a win, Head Coach Matt LaFleur (8-2) would tie Mike Holmgren and Mike Sherman (9-7) for the most NFL wins by a Packer head coach in their first season.
  • The Packers are 5-1 at home this season with a .833 winning percentage that ranks No. 3 in the NFL.
  • Te Packers have started 3-0 in the NFC North for the first time since 2012 and for just the fourth time (2011 and 2002) since the division was formed in 2002.
  • Out of the 30 teams that have played multiple division games this season, Green Bay joins New England (4-0), Dallas (4-0), Seattle (3-0) and Baltimore (3-1) as the only teams to have at least three division wins, and is one of six teams with multiple wins and zero losses against division opponents.
  • The Packers are 6-1 this season in Sunday games, joining San Francisco (6-0) and New England (6-1) as the only teams with one of fewer losses this season in games played on Sundays.

COMING UP

  • After the bye, the Packers will finish the regular season with four away games and two home contests. Green Bay (2-1) is one of 11 teams to have a record above .500 on the road this season.* All six teams Green Bay faces in the final six weeks are in the NFC.
  • In Weeks 12-13, the Packers will crisscross the country, playing at the San Francisco 49ers and then at the New York Giants.  Green Bay has won five of its last six at the 49ers, including its last trip in 2015 (17-3). 
  • Te Packers’ final two regular-season home games will take place in Weeks 14-15. First, they take on the Washington Redskins in the third matchup between the two in the last five years (including the postseason), but the first in Green Bay since 2013. 
  • Week 15 has the Bears coming to Green Bay and starts a run of three straight divisional games to finish the regular season for the third time since the NFC North was formed in 2002 (2006, 2016). 
  • The Packers close out the regular season with two road games for the first time since 2004 when they played at Minnesota and Chicago. In Week 16, Green Bay is at the Vikings and on MNF for the second time. Green Bay will close out the regular season against the Lions for the fourth straight year and the fifth time in the last six seasons.

A LOOK AT THE SCHEDULE

The Green Bay Packers’ 2019 NFL regular-season schedule – highlighted by five prime-time contests (subject to flexible scheduling) on the original schedule for the sixth straight year (2014-19) – was released April 17 by the National Football League.

  • The Packers will face 2018 playoff teams in six games this season (Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Kansas City, L.A. Chargers), with four of those contests taking place on the road.* The Packers opened the season at the Chicago Bears in the NFL’s Thursday night regular-season opener. It marked the fourth time in team history that Green Bay opened at Chicago (1979, 1981, 2015).
  • The Packers opened their home slate in Week 2 against the Minnesota Vikings, marking just the fourth time (2003, 2008, 2018) since the NFC North was formed in 2002 that Green Bay has played division opponents in both of the first two games.
  • Green Bay stayed at home both of the next two weeks, the first time the Packers have played three straight at home in September since 1990 (Weeks 1-3). They hosted the Denver Broncos in Week 3 and the Philadelphia Eagles in a Thursday night matchup in Week 4. 
  • Te Packers traveled to take on the Dallas Cowboys in Week 5. It was the seventh matchup between the two teams (including postseason) since 2013, and Green Bay improved to 6-1 with a win.
  • For the second time in three seasons, the Packers hosted the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football, this time in Week 6. It was the fourth matchup on Monday Night Football between the two clubs (1971, 1972, 2017).
  • A hme game against the Oakland Raiders in Week 7 was the Packers’ fifth at Lambeau in 2019, marking the most home contests for Green Bay in the first seven games of a season since 1978 when it also played five at home (not including the 1987 strike year). 
  • n Week 8, Green Bay was at Kansas City for a Sunday night matchup. 
  • In Wek 9, Green Bay traveled to Los Angeles to take on the Chargers. While it was the first time the Packers played the Chargers since they moved to Los Angeles, it is the seventh away game against the Chargers.
  • In eek 10, the Packers hosted the Carolina Panthers in the fourth contest between the two teams in the last six years (2014, 2015, 2017).
  • Green By will have its bye this week, marking the first Week 11 bye for the Packers and the latest for the team since the bye was reintroduced in 1990. 
  • Overthe next two weeks, Green Bay will crisscross the country, playing at the San Francisco 49ers in Week 12 and at the New York Giants in Week 13.
  • In Week 1, the Packers take on the Washington Redskins in the third matchup between the two in the last five years (including the postseason), but the first in Green Bay since 2013.
  • Week 15has the Bears coming to Green Bay. The Packers are 10-2 all-time at home against the Bears in December/January games.
  • The Packersclose out the regular season with two road games for the first time since 2004 when they played at Minnesota and Chicago. 
  • In Week 6, Green Bay is at the Vikings and on MNF for the second time on the season. The Packers last played two Monday games in the same regular season in 2009.
  • Green Bay will close out the regular season against the Lions for the fourth straight year and the fifth time in the last six seasons.

ODDS AND ENDS

  • In Week 10, WR Davante Adams registered 118 receiving yards on seven receptions (16.9 avg.), the 14th 100-yard receiving game of his career.* Adams returned from injury in Week 9 and over the last two weeks he has 14 receptions (tied for No. 8 in the NFL over that span) for 159 yards.
  • Green Bay is tied for No. 6 in the NFL in total touchdowns (30) this season.
  • Since Week 4, the Packers rank in the top 10 in the NFL in first downs (No. 3, 156), yards per play (No. 3, 6.22) and points per game (No. 5, 27.4). 
  • Te Packers averaged 8.75 yards per play vs. Oakland in Week 7, the best average by Green Bay since Nov. 16, 1997, at Indianapolis (10.02).
  • Green Bay has allowed two or fewer sacks in seven games this season, tied for No. 3 in the NFL.
  • LB lake Martinez totaled 20 tackles (10 solo) in Week 7, the most by a Packer in a game since LB Desmond Bishop had 20 tackles vs. St. Louis on Oct. 16, 2011. 
  • artinez has a team-best 133 tackles on the season (85 solo), marking the third consecutive year he has surpassed 130 tackles (158 in 2017 and 147 in 2018).
  • TE Jimy Graham recorded a reception of 54 yards in 2018 and of 48 yards in Week 10 this season, becoming the first Packer TE to register a reception of 45-plus yards in two consecutive seasons since Ron Kramer tallied one in four straight seasons (1961-64).
  • Graam posted a pair of 25-plus-yard receptions (29, 25) in Week 7 for his second time in a Green Bay uniform (Week 2 vs. Minnesota in 2018), finishing with four catches for 65 yards (16.3 avg.) and a TD.
  • Graham as three receiving TDs this season, tied for No. 6 in the NFL among tight ends.
  • The Pckers have allowed less than 300 passing yards in eight of 10 games this season, tied for No. 5 in the NFL.

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