Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints

SUNDAY, SEPT. 12, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // TIAA BANK FIELD (JACKSONVILLE) // REFEREE: CARL CHEFFERS

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews/Tom Rinaldi (field reporters)
SIRIUS: 138 (GB), 83 (NO) | XM: 380 (GB), 225 (NO) | SXM App: 811 (GB), 822 (NO)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Packers lead all-time series, 17-9
STREAKS: Saints have won 2 of past 3
LAST GAME: 9/27/20: Packers 37 at Saints 30
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/27/20 (New Orleans

 

GREEN BAY PACKERS LEADERS (2020 STATS) NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

– LAST WEEK –
Matt LaFleur: 1-0 COACH VS. OPP. Sean Payton: 4-2
31.8 (1L)/23.1 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 30.1/21.1
389.0 OFFENSE 376.4
Aaron Rodgers: 372-526-4299-48 (1L)-5-121.5 (1L) PASSING Jameis Winston: 7-11-75-0-0-83.5
Aaron Jones: 201-1104-5.5-9 RUSHING Alvin Kamara: 187-932-5.0-16
Davante Adams: 115-1374-11.9-18 (1L) RECEIVING Alvin Kamara (RB): 83-756-9.1-5
334.0 DEFENSE 310.9
Za’Darius Smith: 12.5 SACKS Cameron Jordan: 7.5
Darnell Savage: 4 INTs Malcolm Jenkins, Marcus Williams: 3
+7 (18/11) TAKE/GIVE +9 (26/17)
Corey Bojorquez (Buf.): 50.8 (44.0) PUNTING (NET) Blake Gillikin: NFL debut in 2021
Mason Crosby: 107 (59/63 PAT; 16/16 FG) KICKING Aldrick Rosas (Jax.): 33 (9/9 PAT; 8/11 FG)

 

PACKERS NOTES

• QB AARON RODGERS became 6th player to win AP MVP 3 times (2011, 2014 & 2020) since 1957. Led NFL with career-high 48 TD passes, tied for 5th-most in single-season in league history, & 121.5 passer rating, 2nd-highest single-season mark in NFL history, in 2020. Has 51,245 pass yards & can surpass HOFer JOHN ELWAY (51,475) for 10th-most pass yards in NFL history. Ranks 7th all-time with 412 pass TDs. Passed for 283 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 124.9 rating in last meeting.

• RB AARON JONES ranked 4th in NFL with 1,104 rush yards in 2020. Ranks tied-2nd in NFL (DALVIN COOK) with 30 scrimmage TDs (25 rush, 5 rec.) since 2019. Has 224 scrimmage yards (112 per game) & 2 rush TDs in 2 career games vs. NO.

• WR DAVANTE ADAMS led NFL with 18 rec. TDs, tied-3rd most in single season ever, & ranked tied-2nd in catches (career-high 115) & tied-5th in rec. yards (1,374) in 2020. Leads NFL with 58 rec. TDs since 2016. Aims for his 6th in row on road with TD catch. WR ALLEN LAZARD had career-high 6 catches for career-high 146 rec. yards & TD catch in last meeting. TE ROBERT TONYAN tied-1st among TEs (TRAVIS KELCE) with career-high 11 rec. TDs last season. Had rec. TD in last meeting.

• LB ZA’DARIUS SMITH is 1 of 4 players (SHAQUIL BARRETT, AARON DONALD & T.J. WATT) with 25+ sacks (26) since 2019. Had FF & FR in last meeting. CB JAIRE ALEXANDER ranks tied4th in PD (41) since 2018. S DARNELL SAVAGE led team with career-high 4 INTs in 2020.

 

SAINTS NOTES

• QB JAMEIS WINSTON passed for 270 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 112.8 rating in only career start vs. GB (12/3/17 w/ TB). Led NFL in passing yards (5,109) & ranked 2nd in pass TDs (33) in 2019 with TB.

• RB ALVIN KAMARA led NFL with franchise-record 21 scrimmage TDs (16 rush, 5 rec.). Leds RBs with 83 catches & became 3rd RB with 50+ catches in each of his 1st 4 seasons. Had career-high 1,688 scrimmage yards (932 rush, 756 rec.) & became 1st player ever with 500+ rush yards & 500+ rec. yards in each of 1st 4 seasons. Had 13 receptions, career-high 197 scrimmage yards (career-high 139 rec., 58 rush) & 2 rec. TDs in last meeting.

• WR TRE’QUAN SMITH set career-highs in catches (34) & rec. yards (448) in 2020. Had 85 rec. yards & 2 rec. TDs in NFC-D vs. TB last postseason.

• DE CAMERON JORDAN had 7.5 sacks in 2020 & ranks 4th in NFL with 93.5 sacks since 2012. Is only player with 7+ sacks in each of past 9 seasons. LB DEMARIO DAVIS had 4th-consecutive season with 100+ tackles (team-high 119) last season. Is 1 of 2 LBs (LAVONTE DAVID) with 400+ tackles (475) & 40+ TFL (45) since 2017. Had sack in last meeting & aims for his 3rd in row vs. GB with sack. CB MARSHON LATTIMORE ranks tied-3rd with 55 PD since 2017 & is 1 of 3 DBs (JAMES BRADBERRY & MARLON HUMPHREY) with 10+ PD in each of the past 4 seasons. S MALCOLM JENKINS had 3 INTs & 10 PD in 2020. Has 8+ PD in 7 consecutive seasons