Recap - Packers Defeat Detroit 27-15
|Recap - Packers Defeat Detroit 27-15|
Aaron Rodgers sliced and diced the Lions defense for 307 yards and 2 TDs as Green Bay handed Detroit a 27-15 defeat on Thursday at Ford Field.
Bettors who backed the Packers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Ryan Grant rushed for 20 yards, while James Starks added 19 yards in the win. James Jones and Greg Jennings added 94 and 74 receiving yards respectively.
Maurice Morris rushed for 39 yards for Detroit, while Kevin Smith added 36 yards. Matthew Stafford threw for 276 yards for the Lions, while receivers Maurice Morris and Calvin Johnson had 81 and 49 yards respectively.
Green Bay was outgained by Detroit 409-349 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Detroit as their offense was on the field for 30:48, longer than the 29:12 of their opponents.
Next game, Green Bay takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face New Orleans.