Green Bay Defeats Detroit 28-26 - Recap
|Green Bay Defeats Detroit 28-26 - Recap|
Aaron Rodgers passed for 3 TDs and 181 yards in leading the Packers past Detroit on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Packers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 14.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 46.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
John Kuhn rushed for 39 yards, while Brandon Jackson added 33 yards in the win. Donald Driver and Jermichael Finley added 89 and 36 receiving yards respectively.
Shaun Hill rushed for 53 yards for Detroit, while Jahvid Best added 50 yards. Shaun Hill threw for 331 yards for the Lions, while receivers Brandon Pettigrew and Calvin Johnson had 91 and 86 yards respectively.
Green Bay was outgained by Detroit 431-261 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-16 by the Lions.
Green Bay lost the time of possession battle 37:37/22:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Green Bay takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face St. Louis.