Green Bay Defeats New Orleans 28-27 - Recap
Green Bay got 4 passing strikes from Aaron Rodgers en route to a 28-27 victory over New Orleans on Sunday in Week 4 action at Lambeau Field.
The Packers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Cedric Benson rushed for 84 yards, while Aaron Rodgers added 13 yards in the win. Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb added 93 and 66 receiving yards respectively.
Darren Sproles rushed for 20 yards for New Orleans, while Pierre Thomas added 14 yards. Drew Brees threw for 446 yards for the Saints, while receivers Marques Colston and Joseph Morgan had 153 and 80 yards respectively.
New Orleans outgained Green Bay 474-421 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-25 by the Packers.
The time of possession battle favored New Orleans as their offense was on the field for 30:28, longer than the 29:32 of their opponents.
Next game, Green Bay takes its act on the road to face Indianapolis looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head home to face San Diego.