Patriots vs Packers Final: 31-27 - Recap
|Patriots vs Packers Final: 31-27 - Recap|
The Patriots got a 2-TD performance from Tom Brady as New England handed Green Bay a 31-27 defeat on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Patriots were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 14. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 43.5.
Danny Woodhead rushed for 59 yards, while BenJarvus Green-Ellis added 38 yards in the win. Wes Welker and Deion Branch added 42 and 33 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Jackson rushed for 99 yards for Green Bay, while John Kuhn added 21 yards. Matt Flynn threw for 251 yards for the Packers, while receivers James Jones and Donald Driver had 95 and 31 yards respectively.
New England was outgained by Green Bay 369-249 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-14 by the Packers.
The time of possession battle favored Green Bay as their offense was on the field for 40:48, longer than the 19:12 of their opponents.
New England looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bills. The Packers will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.