Quick Take: Packers (1-0) at Lions (0-1)

Last meeting
Brett Favre threw for two TDs in the Packers' 34-17 win in the 2007 regular-season finale. It was Green Bay's 13th win of the season, tying a franchise record for most victories.

Streaks
The Packers have beaten the Lions seven out of the last eight times and lead the overall series, 84-64-7.

Last week
QB Aaron Rodgers won over the Packer faithful by leading Green Bay to a 24-19 victory over the Vikings on Monday Night Football. ... The Lions were run over by the Falcons, 34-21, as Detroit's defense allowed Atlanta to gain 318 yards on the ground.

Keep your eye on ...
The yellow flag: In the season opener, the Packers were penalized 12 times for 118 yards. Four penalties on a single drive pinned them at their own 9-yard line facing a first-and-33. A more costly penalty in the third quarter nullified a 68-yard TD pass.

Lions RB Kevin Smith: The Central Florida product collected his first NFL touchdown and rushed for 48 yards on 16 carries in Week 1. Not a bad debut, but the Lions need a bigger running attack to avoid comparisons to "the same old Lions."

Detroit's defense: Atlanta's ground attack placed the Lions' rush defense at the bottom of the league. Coach Rod Marinelli said the lapses are "correctable," and Packers RB Ryan Grant will test the adjustments this week.

Did you know?
Under coach Mike McCarthy, the Packers have won 18 of the past 21 games and have won 13 of the past 15 vs. the Lions. ... Lions QB Jon Kitna aims for his eighth consecutive division game with more than 200 passing yards. ... In his last game at Detroit, Grant had 15 attempts for 101 yards and one TD.

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