Lions pass all stops, beat Green Bay in season finale – The Morning Sun


DETROIT (AP) – Aaron Rodgers hit two touchdown passes in the first half and sat out the second half unharmed as the Detroit Lions beat the Green Bay Packers 37-30 on Sunday.

Backup Jordan Love threw two interceptions late in the game, ending a loss that didn’t affect Green Bay’s playoff spot.

NFC North Packers champion (13-4) rolls in at Motor City after claiming the tournament’s No. 1 seed and saying goodbye to the first round.

Rodgers, the reigning NFL MVP, who could win the award for a fourth time, is 14 of 18 for 138 yards.

He threw a 1-yard pass to Allen Lazard to get through 13 plays, 74 yards took 7:18 clocks to open the game and a 29-yard pass to fourth-year recipients late in the second quarter for a another score.

Rodgers replaced his helmet with a baseball cap at halftime and watched the rest of the game from the sidelines at a disadvantage.

The Lions (3-13-1) closed off coach Dan Campbell’s first season with much pride and some games with nothing to lose.

With the win, however, they lost a shot at getting the #1 pick in the probable NFL draft because Jacksonville toppled Indianapolis.

The tough Lions tied it seven goals late in the first half as the rarely used Tom Kennedy ended with a backball and threw a 75-yard touchdown pass for Kalif Raymond.

Detroit took a 24-13 lead in the third inning in a backflip with Jared Goff throwing a 36-yard touchdown pass to Brock Wright.

Love sent Josiah Deguara a 62-yard touch-first pass, remaining 4:49 in the fourth inning, but the Packers could not keep the win.

D’Andre Swift scored on the 14-yard run with 1:54 time remaining to put Detroit ahead.

CJ Moore blocked Love’s pass at Green Bay 36 to the next property after it was blocked by midfielder Jalen Reeves-Maybin, setting up Riley Patterson to put the Lions ahead with a touch of the ball. .

Love intercepted a second time with 21 seconds remaining.


Packers: WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling left the game with a back injury. …OT David Bakhtiari, a 2020 All-Pro, starts and plays for the first time since tearing his left ACL on December 31, 2020.… C Josh Myers starts after being knocked out of IR on Thursday. Seven. The second-round rookie from Ohio State has been out of action since suffering a knee injury on October 17 in Chicago.

Lions: OT Taylor Decker (foot) and C Evan Brown (ankle) were injured in the match.


Packers: practice, rest and get ready to compete in two weeks.

Lions: start of a season project about changing rosters and coaching staff.


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