Week 15 Preview: Packers-Cowboys

We have everything you need for Sunday's big game at AT&T Stadium, from team and individual stats to notes, plus our prediction.

GREEN BAY (6-6-1) at DALLAS (7-6)

KICKOFF: Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox

LINE: Dallas by 7.

RECORD VS. SPREAD: Green Bay 4-9, Dallas 8-5

SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 16-14

LAST MEETING: Packers beat Cowboys 45-7, Nov. 7, 2010

LAST WEEK: Packers beat Falcons 22-21; Cowboys lost to Bears 45-28

AP PRO32 RANKING: Packers No. 17, Cowboys No. 16

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES: Packers are half-game behind Chicago and Detroit in NFC North. Cowboys are game behind Philadelphia in NFC East. ... Past 14 games in series have been decided by double digits. ... Packers are 16-5 in December/January since 2009. Cowboys are 10-11. ... Packers visit Cowboys' $1.2 billion stadium for first time since beating Pittsburgh in 2011 Super Bowl. QB Aaron Rodgers was MVP of that game but appears unlikely to play with broken left collarbone. ... Green Bay hasn't beaten Dallas on road since 1989. Packers lost last nine games at Texas Stadium, including seven straight from 1993-96. Three of those were playoff games. ... Packers RB Eddie Lacy set franchise rookie record with seventh TD rushing against Falcons. ... Packers QB Matt Flynn had season-high 95.6 rating against Atlanta. ... WR Jordy Nelson had nine catches for 140 yards and touchdown in Super Bowl on Dallas' field. ... Packers need one more 100-yard receiver to tie franchise record of 11 from 1995. ... With five games of at least 490 yards allowed, Dallas has tied 1965 Houston Oilers and 1950 Baltimore Colts for most since 1950. ... Cowboys QB Tony Romo missed 2010 loss in Green Bay with broken left collarbone, same injury Rodgers has now. Romo won only home start against Packers, going 19 of 30 for 309 yards with four touchdowns and interception in 37-27 win in 2007. ... Cowboys' loss to Chicago was first when RB DeMarco Murray had at least 18 carries. They were 11-0 in those games before Monday. It was also Dallas' first loss in 100-yard game from Murray. ... Cowboys WR Dez Bryant scored 10th touchdown against Bears, becoming fourth player in franchise history with consecutive seasons of 10 TDs. He had 12 last year. ... Cowboys TE Jason Witten has matched second-highest touchdown total of career with seven. He's two shy of career high from 2010. ... Cowboys have just one sack past two games. DT Jason Hatcher is team sacks leader with nine.

PACKER REPORT PREDICTION (11-1-1): The Cowboys' lack of pass rush and their porous defense give the Packers a fighting chance to steal a game on the road. The question is, was Green Bay's defensive performance last week a sign of things to come? Or was it a matter of facing a dome team on the Frozen Tundra? Dallas is better than Atlanta — it's probably a wash at quarterback, the Cowboys have a better running back and marquee receiver, and they've dominated in turnovers and in the red zone. Green Bay barely beat the Falcons at home, so there's little reason to believe it can win on the road against the Cowboys. Cowboys 30, Packers 20.

GREEN BAY TEAM NFC NFL
Turnover Margin (-4) 12 23T
Points Scored (24.3)7T 11T
Points Allowed (25.1) 10 20
Total Offense (394.5) 3 5
Rushing (128.8) 7 10
Passing (265.6) 5 9
Total Defense (369.4) 10 21
vs. Rush (122.6) 13 25
vs. Pass (246.8) 10 21
Third-Down Offense (39.2%) 8 13
Third-Down Defense (39.4%) 9 18
Red-Zone Offense (43.8%) 16 31
Red-Zone Defense (55.6%) 8T 15T
GREEN BAY (Individual)NFC NFL
Passing: Rodgers (108.0)3 4
Rushing: Lacy (887) 7 9
Receptions: Nelson (67) 9T 20T
Rec, Yds.: Nelson (1,046)5T 11T
Interceptions: Williams/Shields (2)26T 44T
Sacks: Matthews (6.0) 22T 42T
DALLAS (Team) NFC NFL
Turnover Margin (+12) 2T 3T
Points Scored (27.5)2T 3T
Points Allowed (26.8) 12 26
Total Offense (328.4) 11 22
Rushing (93.8) 12 24
Passing (234.6) 8 15
Total Defense (426.8) 16 32
vs. Rush (128.4) 14 28
vs. Pass (298.5) 16 32
Third-Down Offense (36.0%) 12 20
Third-Down Defense (42.9%) 14 28
Red-Zone Offense (70.7%) 1 2
Red-Zone Defense (61.2%) 14 26
DALLAS (Individual)NFC NFL
Passing: Romo (98.3)6 8
Rushing: Murray (843) 9 12
Receptions: Bryant (70) 7 17
Rec Yds.: Bryant (908) 12 19
Interceptions: Lee (4) 4T 5T
Sacks: Hatcher (9.0) 4T 13T

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