STADIUM: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
REFEREE: Tra Blake
DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
FOX: Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Shannon Spake
SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) GB: 135 or 384 ATL: 113 or 229
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: GB leads series, 17-14 (won 2 of past 3)
POSTSEASON: Series tied, 2-2
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 10/5/20: ATL 16 at GB 30
POSTSEASON: 1/22/17 NFC-C: GB 21 at ATL 44
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Matt LaFleur vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 1-0 Reg. Season: 48-19 (.716) Postseason: 2-3 (.400)
Arthur Smith vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 0-0 Reg. Season: 15-20 (.429) Postseason: 0-0
GREEN BAY PACKERS NOTES:
- QB JORDAN LOVE passed for 245 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 123.2 rating in his 2nd career start Week 1, only NFC QB with 3 TD passes last week.
- RB AARON JONES had 127 scrimmage yards (86 rec., 41 rush) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in Week 1, his 6th-career game with both rush & rec. TD. Has 17 rec. TDs since 2019, 2nd-most among RBs. Has 217 scrimmage yards (108.5 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.) in his past 2 vs. Atl. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Atl. with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD.
- WR ROMEO DOUBS had 2 rec. TDs in Week 1, his 1st-career game with multiple TDs.
- WR CHRISTIAN WATSON has 90+ scrimmage yards & TD catch in 2 of his past 3 on road.
- TE LUKE MUSGRAVE (rookie) had 50 rec. yards in NFL debut last week.
- LB QUAY WALKER had 37-yard INT-TD in Week 1, his 1stcareer INT & 1st-career TD. Has PD in 4 of his past 5.
- LB DE’VONDRE CAMPBELL had 363 tackles, 18 TFL, 16 PD & 5.5 sacks in 59 games (2016-19) with Atl.
- LB LUKAS VAN NESS (rookie) had sack in NFL debut last week.
- DL KENNY CLARK had half sack & 6th-career FF in Week 1 & has 27 career sacks.
- DL DEVONTE WYATT had career-high 1.5 sacks last week & aims for his 3rd in row with sack.
- CB RASUL DOUGLAS had 8 tackles, PD & 1st-career FR in Week 1. Has 10 PD in his past 8 on road. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Atl. with PD.
- CB JAIRE ALEXANDER has 9 PD & 4 INTs in his past 6 on road & aims for his 7th in row on road with PD.
ATLANTA FALCONS NOTES:
- QB DESMOND RIDDER completed 15 of 18 atts. (83.3 pct.) for 115 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 111.8 rating in Week 1, highest comp. pct. among all QBs last week. Is 2nd QB since 1970 (Dak Prescott) with 0 INTs in 1st 5 career starts (min. 14 atts. per game). Has 90+ rating in each of his 1st 3 career home starts.
- RB BIJAN ROBINSON (rookie) had 6 catches with 83 scrimmage yards (56 rush, 27 rec.) & 1st career rec. TD in Week 1, 1st Atl. rookie RB with TD catch in NFL debut since 1976 (Bubba Bean).
- RB TYLER ALLGEIER had 94 scrimmage yards (75 rush, 19 rec.) & 2 rush TDs in Week 1, his 1st-career multi-TD game. Aims for his 6th in row with 90+ scrimmage yards.
- TE KYLE PITTS led team with 44 rec. yards last week.
- S JESSIE BATES tied for team lead with 10 tackles, had career-high 2 INTs & 4th-career FF in Week 1. Became 1st player since 2000 with 10+ tackles, 2 INTs & FF in single game.
- S RICHIE GRANT had 7 tackles & PD last week. Has 5+ tackles in each of his past 10 home games.
- CB A.J. TERRELL had 8th-career TFL last week.
- LB TROY ANDERSEN tied for team lead with 10 tackles & had 1st-career half sack in Week 1, his 2nd-career game with 10+ tackles.
- LB KADEN ELLISS had 9 tackles in Week 1, 3rd-highest single game total of career. Had FR in his last game vs. GB (9/12/21 w/NO).
- DL GRADY JARRETT had half sack in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. GB with TFL.
- DL DAVID ONYEMATA had TFL & PD in team debut last week.
- LB LORENZO CARTER had 1st sack of season & 3rd-career FR last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with TFL.