Packers look to remain perfect when they tackle Chargers at Lambeau
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers will attempt to stretch their winning streak to six games when they take on the San Diego Chargers at Lambeau Field on Sunday. It will be the Chargers’ fifth visit to Green Bay and first since 2007.
According to Packers.com, Green Bay is 9-1 all-time against San Diego, including 3-1 at Lambeau Field. The Packers have won six straight over the Chargers. San Diego last beat Green Bay in 1984. That said, the last two games between the two teams (2007, 2011) were both decided by a touchdown.
Sunday will be the second time QBs Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers have faced each other. In the only other matchup, Green Bay won at San Diego, 45-38, in 2011 and Rodgers recorded a passer rating of 145.8 by completing 21 of 26 passes for 247 yards and four touchdowns. Rivers racked up 385 yards passing by completing 26 of 46 passes with four touchdowns, three interceptions and a passer rating of 85.9.
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Green Bay is 5-0 for the first time since 2011 (13-0) and for the second time under Head Coach Mike McCarthy. It is the Packers’ fourth 5-0 start since 1945 (10-0 in 1962 and 6-0 in 1965).
The Packers will be on the bye in Week 7, returning to action in Week 8 with a primetime game at Denver.