the Packers have the “Drive for 75.” They want to average 75 offensive plays per game this season, eight more than they averaged last season and three more than the league-leading average of the Denver Broncos.
Dickerson went on to become one of the greatest backs in NFL history, setting the rookie rushing record with 1,808 yards in ’83 before rumbling for a record 2,105 the next season, a mark that still stands.
“There are coaches who have always felt that if you’re going to be good, and you’re going to win a big game, your quarterback has to run three or four times for a first down on third down,” Hall of Fame coach John Madden said.
There are two winner-take-all finales in the conference: Philadelphia at Dallas and Green Bay at Chicago. The winners of those will play host to a first-round playoff game, while the losers are done for the season.