Green Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles: TV, Internet, stats, others’ predictions

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws a 73-yard touchdown pass to Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson (not pictured) in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports photograph

Statistics to chew on …

per Packers Dope Sheet

• The Packers play the Eagles in Green Bay in back-to-back seasons for only the second time in the series (1933-34).

• Green Bay and Philadelphia have played each other at least once in eight of the past 14 seasons (2000-13). Including the postseason, they have played a total of 10 times since 2000.

• The Packers are 2-0 against the Eagles in the regular season with Aaron Rodgers as the starting quarterback. This will be Rodgers’ first start gainst Philadelphia at Lambeau Field.

Jordy Nelson. Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports photograph

• Including this week, the Packers will face two teams over the next three games that won their division last season in Philadelphia and New England. Since the start of 2013 the Eagles and Patriots have a com- bined regular-season record of 36-14, including 14-4 this season.

• This Sunday the Packers will wear their third jersey, a re-creation of the team’s uniform from 1929, the year of the Packers’ first world championship. Green Bay has worn the uniform three times, winning all three games by a combined score of 89-32.

• Green Bay started 4-0 at home for the 16th time in franchise history but only the sixth time since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 (1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2011).

• The Packers have recorded two home games with 40-plus points. Dating back to 1940, it ties for the second-most 40-plus point games at home by Green Bay, trailing only the five 40-point games the Packers recorded in 2011.

• Green Bay has scored more than 30 points in each of the first four home games (31, 42, 38, 55). Dating back to 1921, it is the first time the Packers have registered at least 30 points in each of their first four home games.

• Including the 2013 regular season, the Packers have registered 30-plus points in five straight home games for only the second time in fran- chise history (2011).

• Green Bay is tied for the most home games with at least 30 points this season (Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers).