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Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin  Weather: 43°, Cloudy  Attendance: 76,947

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Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers

  1. Since losing an NFL-record 23 consecutive road games to the Packers from 1992 to 2014, the Lions have left with a win in three of their last four visits to Lambeau Field. Detroit's 31-0 win over the Packers in last year's season finale was its largest margin of victory in Green Bay since a 40-0 rout in 1970.
  2. Matthew Stafford needs 352 passing yards to become the fastest player in NFL history to reach 40,000 for his career. Matt Ryan currently holds the record with 151 games, while Stafford will play in his 146th game Monday.
  3. In Green Bay's Week 5 win at Dallas, Aaron Jones joined Seattle's Shaun Alexander (vs. Minnesota, 9/29/02) as the only players since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger with 100 rushing yards, 75 receiving yards and four rushing TDs in a game. Jones eight TDs over the last four weeks are the most by a Packer in a four-game span in the same season since Dorsey Levens also had eight from Nov. 16-Dec. 7, 1997.
  4. Green Bay ranks 27th in the NFL with a 30.5 percent conversion rate on third downs. The Packers are the first team since the 2010 Bears to start a season 4-1 while converting under 30.5 percent on third downs.
  5. Stafford has thrown two or more touchdown passes in nine straight meetings with Green Bay dating back to the 2014 finale. Only one player -- Dan Marino vs. the Jets from 1991-97 -- has gone 10 consecutive games with two or more touchdown passes against a single opponent.
  6. Offseason additions Preston Smith and Za'Darius Smith have accounted for 10 of the Packers' 15 sacks. Since sacks become an official stat in 1982, they're the first duo in team history to each record at least five sacks through a season's first five games, and first tandem to do so since Cincinnati's Geno Atkins and Michael Johnson in 2012.
Team Comparison

Green Bay
24.3 Points 23.8
280.5 Pass Yds 261.4
120.5 Rush Yds 93.0
8 Takeaways 11
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The stakes will be high on Monday night.

The Packers and Lions enter Week 6 as the only two teams in the NFC North with one loss. A win in the primetime showdown at Lambeau Field will no doubt send a message to the rest of the division and the conference on which team is a serious contender.

"We only got one Monday night game, so we got to take advantage of that and let everybody know the type of team we are and the type of players we are," Lions safety Quandre Diggs said. "We just have to go out there and have some fun and enjoy the bright lights."

Detroit (2-1-1) has won four in a row against Green Bay (4-1) for the first time since the 1982 and 1983 seasons. Will Detroit's success last season, including a 31-0 drubbing at Lambeau, help the team slow down Aaron Rodgers on Monday night?

"It probably makes me more nervous than anything to be honest with you, just knowing what a competitor he is," coach Matt Patricia said.

The Lions have won three of four at Green Bay after ending a 24-game road losing streak in the series in 2015.

"The toughest part of playing at Lambeau is the Packers," quarterback Matthew Stafford said. "It's not the environment."


Rodgers has thrown for 300-plus yards and achieved a passer rating of at least 100 in four consecutive Monday night starts. That's the longest streak in the history of "Monday Night Football." But the two-time MVP will have to take the field for the second straight week without his favorite target.

Receiver Davante Adams has been ruled out for Monday after suffering a turf toe injury during the Packers' Week 4 loss to the Eagles.

"It is a major injury so it's something that we gotta pay attention to and make sure we monitor in the correct way to make sure that it's not something that gets re-aggravated later on in the season or I come back a little too early and really mess the thing up," Adams said. "So we are really just trying to pace it at this point. I can't really tell you when I'm going to play. I don't know. it doesn't feel how I want it to feel at the moment."

Adams was having his best game of the season before going down in the fourth quarter against Philadelphia. The two-time Pro Bowler had 180 yards on 10 catches but was not on the field when Green Bay suffered its only loss of the season.


Diggs is not afraid to express his affection for Rodgers as a player and person.

"I've always been an A-Rod fan since I was in high school and college and he's a cool guy," said Diggs, who met Rodgers when he entered the draft four years ago because they're represented by the same agency.


Running back Aaron Jones had four touchdowns in the Packers' win at Dallas last week. Jones, who played high school and college ball in El Paso, Texas, became the first player ever to run for four touchdowns against the Cowboys. Jones finished with 182 scrimmage yards (107 rushing and 75 receiving).

"He's a great kid and does it all the right way," Rodgers said of Jones. "So you can't help but to be excited for a guy like that. It couldn't happen - a game like that - to a better guy, a better teammate."


Lions receiver Danny Amendola is expected to play after missing the team's previous game, a four-point loss to Kansas City in Week 4.

"He brings that fire, energy and juice," receiver Marvin Jones said. "Happy to have him out there."


Lions defensive tackle Mike Daniels will not face his former team for the first time. Daniels was inactive in Detroit's last game against the Chiefs with a foot injury and will also be sidelined on Monday. The Packers released the former Pro Bowler in July, and Daniels signed a one-year deal with the Lions two days later. Daniels spent his first seven seasons in Green Bay.


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