PACKERS IMPROVE TO 2-0 WITH 27-17 WIN OVER SEATTLE
– The Packers topped the Seattle Seahawks, 27-17, on Sunday night at Lambeau Field to improve to 2-0 on the season. It marks Green Bay’s first 2-0 start since 2011.
– Including playoffs, the Packers have now won 10 consecutive games at Lambeau Field.
– With the victory, Green Bay is now 8-2 in home openers under Head Coach Mike McCarthy, including wins in eight of the last nine.
– Including playoffs, the Packers have won their last six games against Seattle at Lambeau Field.
– The Packers have won 10 of their last 13 games played on Sunday night and improved to 23-7 all-time in Sunday night contests, a .767 winning percentage that ranks No. 1 in NFL history.
– The Packers will stay home in Week 3 for another prime-time contest at Lambeau Field as they host the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football.
OTHER POSTGAME NOTES:
– Tonight’s paid attendance was 78,433, a regular-season home record for the Packers (previous high: 78,431 vs. New England, Nov. 30, 2014). It was the 310th consecutive regular-season sellout at Lambeau Field.
– With his 13 points on the evening giving him 1,057 for his career, K Mason Crosby surpassed K Ryan Longwell (1,054) for the franchise career scoring record.
– With 33 passing attempts and two TDs with zero interceptions, QB Aaron Rodgers has now thrown 451 passes and 38 TD passes during the regular season at Lambeau Field without an interception.
– Rodgers finished with a 116.9 passer rating on Sunday night, bringing his streak of home games with a 100-plus passer rating (min. five attempts) to 13.
– WR Randall Cobb (116 yards on eight catches) registered the 11th 100-yard receiving game of his career.
– RB James Starks’ 95 rushing yards on 20 attempts (4.8 avg.) was his best rushing total since his 132-yard effort vs. Washington in Week 2 in 2013.
– WR James Jones’ 29-yard TD catch in the first quarter gives him three TD catches in the first two games this season.
– WR Ty Montgomery posted the first receptions of his career, finishing with four grabs for 37 yards (9.3 avg.).
– LB Jayrone Elliott recorded the first interception of his career with his fourth-quarter pick of QB Russell Wilson.
– Dating back to last season, LB Julius Peppers (one sack tonight) has seven sacks in the last six games (including playoffs).
– Green Bay registered a sack in its 38th regular-season consecutive game, extending a franchise record as well as the longest current streak in the league.
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