Over the last 19 seasons (1994-2012), the Packers (nine) and the Vikings (five) have accounted for 14 NFC Central/North championships. For the Packers, this is the first of back-to-back contests against NFC North foes, with a Monday Night Football matchup vs. Chicago at Lambeau Field in Week 9. Four of Green Bay’s next six games are against NFC North teams.
Green Bay enters Sunday’s game having won 13 of its last 14 regular season games against NFC North foes. The Packers’ .929 winning percentage in the division over that span ranks No. 1 in the NFL.
The Packers have won five of their last six NFC North games away from Lambeau Field. Green Bay has a 14-7 mark (.667) in road divisional games under McCarthy, which ranks No. 4 in the NFL over that span.