How Packers win for first time in more than three months with win over Lions
Posted On July 16, 2021
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Green Bay Packers to a 28-21 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Packers (4-2) won the game for the first time since Nov. 2.
The Packers won two straight and a pair of road games to open the season.
The Lions, meanwhile, won two of their first three games, including a 42-38 overtime loss to the Green-White Dolphins on Dec. 6.
Rodgers threw for 337 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions.
Rodriggers, who threw for 300 yards in his last two starts, completed 13 of 22 passes for 163 yards.
Detroit (2-4) lost for the second time in three weeks, after a 34-0 rout of the Green and Gold on Nov. 25.
The Lions allowed the Packers to score more than 300 yards, which is the most in a game this season for Detroit.
Detroit also led by at least 17 points in all three quarters.
Detroit’s defense had three sacks and had one player intercepted for the third time in the last three weeks.
The game was the first of three games in a row for the Lions, who will have to win out to stay in the NFC North.
Detroit has lost eight straight at home.