Packers Down Denver 49-23 - Match Report
|Packers Down Denver 49-23 - Match Report|
Green Bay got 4 passing strikes from Aaron Rodgers en route to a 49-23 victory over Denver on Sunday in Week 4 action at Lambeau Field.
Bettors who backed the Packers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 12 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 46.5.
James Starks rushed for 63 yards, while Aaron Rodgers added 36 yards in the win. Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson added 103 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Willis McGahee rushed for 103 yards for Denver, while Kyle Orton added 7 yards. Kyle Orton threw for 273 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Brandon Lloyd and Eric Decker had 136 and 56 yards respectively.
Green Bay outgained Denver 507-384 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Packers.
The time of possession battle favored Green Bay as their offense was on the field for 33:01, longer than the 26:59 of their opponents.
Next game, Green Bay takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face San Diego.