Final Score: Lions 19, Packers 7
The Detroit Lions defeated the Green Bay Packers 19-7 to gain an early lead in the NFC North.
Here’s how it happened.
Lions Score on Fumble
Don Carey (pictured) got Detroit started just three minutes into the game when he returned a Green Bay fumble 40 yards for a touchdown.
Green Bay then tied the game at the end of the first quarter when Aaron Rodgers hit Andrew Quarless for a 10 yard touchdown.
Detroit Lineman Gets Hurt Doing Discount Double-Check
Detroit defensive lineman Stephen Tulloch injured himself while doing the discount double check after sacking Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers Sunday afternoon.
Lions Get Safety, FG, in Second Quarter
Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy was tackled for a loss in the endzone by Detroit’s DeAndre Levy (pictured) for a Lions safety to put the Lions up 9-7. Detroit then added a 30-yard field goal later in the second quarter to take a 12-7 lead into halftime.
Bush puts Lions up 19-7
Detroit running back Reggie Bush put Detroit up 19-7 over Green Bay with a nice 26-yard run to the outside with just over 10 minutes remaining in the game.