CSN researcher Rich Goldberg pulls together five important statistics to know ahead of the Redskins-Packers playoff game on Sunday:
Reversing the trend: The Redskins are the 9th team in the Super Bowl era to enter the postseason with 0 victories and at least 3 regular-season losses against teams with winning records. The previous 8 teams won a combined 0 games in the playoffs (0-8).
Quarterly report: The Packers have scored the 2nd most points in the first quarter this season with 106. The Redskins posted 102 points (3rd most) and outscored opponents 48-7 in the first quarter the last 4 games.
All complete: Kirk Cousins completed 74.7 percent of his passes at home during the regular season, the highest completion percentage in NFL history with a minimum of 100 passes. Second on that list is Jim Harbaugh with a 74.3 home completion percentage for the Colts in 1997.
Trading places: Last season, the Packers ranked 3rd in third down conversion rate and the Redskins ranked 30th. This season the Redskins jumped to 5th in third downs while the Packers dropped to 28th in the NFL.
Sack exchange: The Redskins defense has recorded 17 sacks over the last 4 games, most in the NFL. Meantime, the Packers offensive line has allowed 18 sacks over the last 4 games, also most in the league. The Packers have given up at least 2 sacks in 13 consecutive games which is the longest active streak in the NFL.
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