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Green Bay Packers 2012 Schedule: Which Teams Have the Upper Hand on the Pack?

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Jerry TappSenior Analyst IIIAugust 2, 2012

Here’s a quick trivia question for Packers fans:

The Packers have three teams on their 2012 schedule that have beaten the Pack in more games than the Pack have beaten them. One of those teams is the Chicago Bears. The Packers have a 85-91-6 (.484 winning percentage) against the Bears. Can you name the other two teams that the Packers will play this season that have the win-loss advantage over the Packers?

Before we get to the answer, here’s a look at the 10 NFL teams that the Packers have the best head-to-head record against.

Team, Packers record vs. that team (winning percentage)

San Diego: 9-1 (.900)

Baltimore: 3-1 (.750)

New Orleans: 15-7 (.682)

Arizona: 45-22-4 (.662)

Philadelphia: 25-13 (.658)

Carolina: 7-4 (.636)

Seattle: 8-5 (.615)

Cleveland: 10-7 (.588)

Tampa Bay: 30-21-1 (.587)

Detroit: 91-65-7 (.580)

Of those teams listed above, the Packers will face Seattle, New Orleans, Arizona and Detroit in 2012.

Here are the nine NFL teams that the Packers have a sub-.500 record against.

Team, Packers record vs. that team (winning percentage)

Miami: 3-10 (.231)

Kansas City: 2-7-1 (.250)

New York Jets: 3-8 (.273)

Buffalo: 4-7 (.364)

Tennessee: 4-6 (.400)

New England: 4-5 (.444)

Cincinnati: 5-6 (.455)

Chicago: 85-91-6 (.484)

St. Louis: 43-45-2 (.489)

On the 2012 Packers schedule of the teams on the above list are the Bears, St. Louis Rams and Tennessee Titans.

Since 2000, the Packers have lost 72 regular season games and seven playoff games for a total of 79 losses this century. They have lost nine times each to division rivals Chicago and Minnesota. Here’s a look at which teams have given the Packers the most losses since 2000.

9: Chicago, Minnesota

6: Tampa Bay

5: Philadelphia

4: Atlanta, Detroit

3: Carolina, New Orleans, N.Y. Giants, N.Y. Jets, St. Louis, Tennessee

2: Arizona, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Dallas, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Miami, New England, Pittsburgh

1: Baltimore, Cleveland, Houston, Indianapolis, Seattle, Washington

There are four teams that have not beaten the Packers in this century. They are (with the last time the Packers lost to that team is noted in parenthesis): Denver (1999), Oakland (1987), San Diego (1984) and San Francisco (1999).

 

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