Conference Call Transcript – Collinsworth, Dungy and Harrison Preview Packers-Broncos
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1 Super Bowl meeting between the Packers and Broncos. Denver defeated Green Bay 31-24 in Super Bowl XXXII in 1998, led by 157 yards and three touchdowns from RB Terrell Davis. Current Broncos President and then Broncos QB John Elway also ran for a touchdown in the game.
2nd All-time meeting between Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning. In 2008, Rodgers and the Packers defeated Manning and the Indianapolis Colts by a score of 34-14 at Lambeau Field in their only previous matchup.
4th Time in NFL history that two undefeated and untied teams with at least six wins each will meet.
7 Combined NFL MVP awards between Rodgers (2) and Manning (5).
12 All-time regular season matchups between the Packers and Broncos. The Packers hold a slight 6-5-1 record in the regular-season series, and have won the past three meetings, dating to 1999.
12 Combined Super Bowl appearances for the Packers (5) and Broncos (7).
18 Total Pro Bowl appearances for Manning and Rodgers (Manning 14; Rodgers 4)
27 Number of individuals from the Packers and Broncos represented in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Green Bay boasts 23 Hall-of-Famers, second only to the Chicago Bears. Denver has four.
34 Appearances for Packers and Broncos on NBC’s Sunday Night Football (GB 18, DEN 16). Green Bay is 12-6 all-time on SNF; Denver is 11-5.
106.5 Career passer rating for Rodgers; best rating in NFL history (No. 3 all-time: Manning, 96.9).
185 Regular-season wins for Manning – needs one to tie former Packers QB Brett Favre (186) for most by an NFL starting QB.
929 Miles from Green Bay., Wis., and Denver, Colo., as the crow flies.
5,280 Elevation, in feet, of Sports Authority Field at Mile High (exactly one mile above sea level.)
71,215 Career regular-season passing yards amassed by Manning, second all-time behind Brett Favre (71,838).
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