1:00 PM ET, December 12, 2010
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
Packers lose Aaron Rodgers, playoff ground as Lions halt record slump
• The Lions scored their fewest points in a home win since Sept. 29, 1940 when they won 6-0 over the Cleveland Rams.
• The teams combined for five turnovers and were 5-for-27 combined on third down (18.5 percent).
• The Packers lost a game where they allowed seven points or fewer for the first time since Sept. 2, 1979 when they lost 6-3 at the Bears.
• The Lions snapped a 19-game losing streak in the division, the longest losing streak by any team in divisional games since the merger in 1970.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Lions LB Landon Johnson (neck), CB Brandon McDonald (broken arm), Packers LB Frank Zombo (knee) and FS Nick Collins (knee) were injured. ... Detroit started Stanton for a second straight week because Matthew Stafford (right shoulder) and Shaun Hill (finger on right hand) were inactive. ... The Packers were a victory away from the longest winning streak in the series. ... Less than an hour after the game, workers at Ford Field were removing "LIONS" from the end zones to get the stadium ready to host the New York Giants-Minnesota Vikings matchup that was moved because Metrodome's inflated roof collapsed in a snowstorm. "That's kind of crazy," Raiola said. "Who would I cheer for? Neither. That's why I might not come."
DETROIT - DECEMBER 12: People enter Ford Field prior to the start of the game between the Green Bay Packers and...(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.2||4.4|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-1||1-1|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||10:55||Mason Crosby 42 Yd||3||0|
|TD||07:55||Will Heller 13 Yd Pass From Drew Stanton (Dave Rayner Kick)||3||7|
The Packers and Lions couldn't throw deep on Sunday, combining to go 6-for-22 for 134 yards and 3 INTs on passes more than 10 yards downfield. In their first meeting this season, both teams combined to go 12-for-22 for 252 yards, 5 TDs and 2 INTs on passes more than 10 yards downfield.
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