Packers Close Out Three Game Road Swing

A pair of .500 teams meet Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome as the Green Bay Packers (3-3) will take on the Saint Louis Rams (3-3).  The Packers are coming off a 42-24 win over the previously unbeaten Texans in Houston last Sunday night.  Aaron Rodgers was named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week after completing 24 of 37 passes for 338 yards and a team-record tying six touchdown passes against the Texans.  Rodgers was asked if he could duplicate that performance against the Rams…

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This will mark the third straight game that the Packers have played in a dome, which is the first time that has happened in franchise history.  Since Rodgers took over as the starting quarterback, the Packers are 8-6 in dome games.  Playing indoors is not necessarily a bad thing for Rodgers and Green Bay…

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The Rams defense has made positive strides in their first year with Jeff Fisher as head coach.  Saint Louis is seventh in the NFL in total defense (sixth against the pass and 13th against the run) and they have given up 18.5 points per game, which ranks fifth in the league.  Receiver James Jones had praise for the Rams defense…

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The Rams offense has not had the success that their defense has had.  They are ranked 28th in the NFL in total offense (16th rushing and 27th passing) and they are tied for 26th in points scored.  However, head coach Mike McCarthy believes that his team will have its hands full with quarterback Sam Bradford and the Saint Louis offense…

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Kickoff of Sunday’s game between the Packers and Rams is at noon.

Notes:
The Packers have won three straight in the series.  Including the postseason, the Rams lead the all-time series 44-46-1.

The Rams are a perfect 3-0 at home in 2012.  The Packers are 1-2 on the road this season, but they have won 11 of their last 14 away from Lambeau Field.

The Packers have won 20 of their last 24 regular-season games, which is the best record in the league during that span.

Packers injury report: OUT – WR Greg Jennings (groin), DT B.J. Raji (ankle). CB Sam Shields (shin), LB Nick Perry (knee).  PROBABLE – QB Aaron Rodgers (calf), TE Jermichael Finley (shoulder), RB Alex Green (shoulder), CB Davon House (shoulder), S Sean Richardson (hamstring), TE D.J. Williams (hamstring).

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