- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

GREEN BAY (10-4) At ARIZONA (12-2)

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

OPENING LINE - Cardinals by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Packers 9-5, Cardinals 8-6

SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 45-23-4

LAST MEETING - Packers beat Cardinals 31-17, Nov. 4, 2012

LAST WEEK - Packers beat Raiders 30-20; Cardinals beat Eagles 40-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 8, Cardinals No. 2





STREAKS, STATS & NOTES - Last time Packers played at Arizona was wild-card game in 2009 season. Cardinals won 51-45 in overtime, highest-scoring postseason game in NFL history. … Packers-Cardinals matchup is second oldest in NFL, dating to 1921, when Cardinals played in Racine, Illinois. … Packers and Cardinals are among seven NFL teams unbeaten in December. … Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers needs one TD pass for fifth 30-TD season. … Green Bay LB Julius Peppers has 14 sacks in his last 18 games. He is a half-sack shy of ninth 10-sack season. … Packers K Mason Crosby broke franchise record with his ninth 100-point season. … Green Bay LB Clay Matthews plays 100th career regular-season game Sunday. … Cardinals have scored franchise-record 445 points and their 52 TDs are one shy of franchise mark, set in 1948. … Arizona’s eight straight wins are two short of franchise record, also set in 1948. … Cardinals only team in NFL with more touchdowns (52) than punts (51). … Arizona S/ILB Deone Bucannon was NFC defensive player of the week this week. He leads team with 110 tackles. But Cardinals lost S Tyrann Mathieu (knee) for rest of year. … Seventeen Cardinals have scored TDs, most in NFL. … Cardinals QB Carson Palmer is 25-4 in his last 29 starts. … Arizona WR Larry Fitzgerald needs five catches to top his career single-season best of 103 set in 2005, his second year in league. … Fitzgerald’s 1,131 yards receiving mark seventh time he’s topped 1,000, first since 2011. … Fantasy Tip: Arizona rookie RB David Johnson has rushed for 378 yards since moving into starting job three games ago, by far most for any NFL back in that span. His 12 TDs (seven rushing, four receiving , one kickoff return) are most on team and franchise rookie record. Against Eagles, Johnson became first Cardinal players to top 180 yards (187) and score three TDs, and only player in NFL history other than Jim Brown to do it against Philadelphia.


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