Packers-Ravens Press Box Notes

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-The Packers play their final 2005 road game, and their first trek to Baltimore in exactly 23 years - since a 20-20 tie with the Colts at Memorial Stadium in 1982. A few months before the Colts would draft John Elway, the Packers couldn't hold off a late Baltimore rally, and the Colts scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to force OT.

-The Packers make their 48th and final appearance on ABC's Monday Night Football. The team has appeared on the series in 26 of its 36 seasons.

-Head Coach Mike Sherman will lead the Packers into battle for the 100th time, including playoffs. For the second straight season, the Packers play on the coach's birthday.

INDIVIDUAL MARKS WITHIN REACH TONIGHT & IN COMING WEEKS -

56 NICK BARNETT:

-Needs 16 tackles to break Mike Douglass' 1981 franchise record, 180. Barnett enters with a career-best 165 this season. Coaches first began tracking defensive numbers in 1975. Barnett's tackles won't become official until coaches have reviewed film tomorrow morning.

83 ANTONIO CHATMAN:

-Needs 7 punt-return yards to surpass No. 4 Phillip Epps (819) and 22 to surpass No. 3 Billy Grimes (834) on the all-time list. Chatman enters with 813.

-With a career-high 37 punt returns this year, needs eight more to surpass No. 2 Roell Preston (44 in 1998) on the franchise's single-season list. Desmond Howard owns the Packers' record with 58 in 1996.

80 DONALD DRIVER:

-Needs eight receptions to tie No. 7 Paul Coffman (322) on the team's career receiving list. Driver enters at No. 8 with 314 career catches.

-Needs 60 receiving yards to become only the fourth player in Packers history with three career 1,000-yard receiving seasons. He would join James Lofton (5), Sterling Sharpe (5) and Antonio Freeman (3).

-Stands 13 catches and 264 yards shy of matching his 2004 career bests (84 and 1,208, respectively). He enters with 71 receptions for 940 yards.

4 BRETT FAVRE:

-On the team's first possession, will preside over the 2,500th drive of his career.

-Will start a 219th consecutive game, extending his NFL record among quarterbacks. Also plays in a 221st straight contest, the league's longest active streak excluding kickers and punters.

-Plays in his 41st NFL stadium; 14 are either no longer standing or no longer in use by NFL teams.

-Needs one TD pass to extend his NFL-record streak of seasons with at least 20 TD passes to 12.

-Is 17-12 all-time on Monday Night Football.

-Needs five touchdown passes to become the second in NFL history with 400, joining Dan Marino (420). Favre enters with 395 in 222 NFL games. Marino reached the landmark in his 227th contest. Opponents have held Favre without a TD pass over a two-game stretch for the first time since Sept. 26-Oct. 3, 1993 (only the second two-game drought during his starting streak).

-Stands two sacks from 400 career.

-Needs 56 completions to match his 1994 career high. The 15th-year veteran has already completed passes to 17 different targets, his most ever.

88 BUBBA FRANKS:

-Needs 64 receiving yards for 2,000 career. He enters with 1,936.

35 SAMKON GADO:

On the Packers' all-time rookie rushing list:

-Needs 9 yards rushing to surpass No. 2 Gerry Ellis (545 in 1980). John Brockington (1,105 in 1971) holds the single-season record.

-Gado (3) already is the only rookie other than John Brockington (4 in 1971) with multiple 100-yard games, and needs one more to match his record.

31 AL HARRIS:

-Needs one pass defensed for 100 career. Harris, who owns a team-leading 15 on the year, enters with 99.

33 WILLIAM HENDERSON:

-Needs three receptions to surpass No. 9 Robert Brooks (306) on the all-time franchise list. Henderson enters 10th in team history with 304 career catches.

74 AARON KAMPMAN:

-Needs one tackle to surpass Ezra Johnson's 86 in 1983 for the most single-season stops ever by a Packers defensive lineman. Kampman enters with 86 tackles this year.

THE PACKERS OFFENSE:

-Has reached 100 yards on the ground in three consecutive games, its longest in-season stretch since an eight-game streak, Sept. 29-Nov. 23, 2003.

-Is on target to surpass or near team records in passing attempts (608 - 609 in 1994) and completions (382 - 382 in 2004).

THE PACKERS DEFENSE:

-Entered the weekend ranked first in the NFL against the pass and fifth overall. The Packers are bidding to extend their NFL record by leading the league in passing defense for a 10th season (also 1947-48, 1962, 1964-68 and 1996).

-In 2004, Green Bay allowed 3,663 net passing yards and a team-record 33 passing TDs; this season, the team is on pace to allow more than 1,000 fewer passing yards (2,613) and 12 fewer TD passes (21).

-Has held opponents without a touchdown in seven consecutive goal-to-go possessions.

-Has allowed only one offensive TD in its last 11 quarters.

-In the red zone, has given up only six TDs in opponents last 18 penetrations.

-Was held without a sack last week for the first time since Sept. 18.

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