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Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions: Packers Escape With 28-26 Win Over Lions

April 4, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The Green Bay Packers won a close game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, 28-26. The Packers are now at 3-1 but there is just no reason to celebrate yet. After all, they were expected to roll past the Lions.

Just last week, they lost to the previously unbeaten Chicago Bears, who suffered its first loss at the hands of the New York Giants on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers are aware that they have not been playing like an elite NFL squad.

The Detroit Lions played good offense behind Shaun Hill but were held back by penalties. The Lions had a total of 102 penalty yards that they could have converted into more scores. The Lions kept the game close at halftime, trailing by a single touchdown, 21-14.

Woodson scored early in the third quarter for a 28-14 lead for the Packers.

The Packers were expecting to coast to victory but the Lions came back with four field goals by Jason Hanson to chop the lead down to two points until time ran out on them as the Packers executed their running game to use up the clock.

Aaron Rodgers made 12 of 17 passes for 181 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Rodgers has express concerns on their offensive formation hinting at coaches to try multiple-receiver formations.

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