- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

DETROIT (11-4) at GREEN BAY (11-4)

Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Packers by 7 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Detroit 7-8, Green Bay 7-7-1

SERIES RECORD - Green Bay leads 96-67-7

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Packers 19-7, Sept. 21, 2014

LAST WEEK - Lions beat Bears 20-14; Packers beat Buccaneers 20-3

AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 6, Packers No. 3





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Both teams guaranteed playoff berth. Winner claims NFC North and first-round bye in postseason, loser gets in as wild card. … Lions have lost 23 straight in Wisconsin to Packers, including 1994 wild-card game. Detroit last beat Green Bay on road on Dec. 15, 1991, a 21-17 victory in which Barry Sanders ran for 85 yards and Robert Clark caught two touchdown passes from Erik Kramer. … Lions’ defense scored nine of team’s 19 points in last meeting at Ford Field, getting fumble return for touchdown from S Dom Carey, and safety from LB DeAndre Levy. … Lions have reached 11 wins for first time since 1991. … 11 wins tied Jim Caldwell with Potsy Clark in 1931 for most wins by first-year Detroit coach. … RB Joique Bell has career highs with 210 carries and 800 yards rushing. … WR Calvin Johnson needs two touchdowns for 75 in career, joining Sanders (109) as only Lions with 75 or more in career. … WR Golden Tate leads league with 524 third-down receiving yards, and leads NFL receivers with 704 yards after catch. … DT Ndamukong Suh’s 8 1/2 sacks are his most since getting 10 in rookie year in 2010. … Packers’ 23 -game win streak in series in Wisconsin spans eight Detroit head coaches, starting with Wayne Fontes in 1992…. Packers 7-0 at Lambeau Field this season, joining Denver and New England as only unbeaten teams at home. … Green Bay outscoring opponents 86-7 in first quarter of last six home games. … QB Aaron Rodgers leads league with 132.6 passer rating at home. … Eddie Lacy has 2,217 yards rushing in first two years of career, passing John Brockington for most by Packers running back in his first two seasons. … WR Jordy Nelson tied with Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown with nine touchdowns at home this year. …LB Clay Matthews has 8 1/2 sacks in last eight games. … Packers’ defense allowed 106 yards of total offense last week to Tampa Bay, fewest yielded by team since 104 to Minnesota on Dec. 21, 2006.


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