Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions: Live Stream, Preview, Updates


packers vs chiefsThe Green Bay Packers rebounded from a tough loss at Seattle in the season opener to beat the New York Jets 31-24 last week.

“It’s a game of adversity. It’s a game of momentum swings. It’s a game of big plays,” said coach Mike McCarthy, whose team trailed 21-3 in the second quarter. “We were in a spot, but our players stayed the course.”

Aaron Rodgers passed for 346 yards and three touchdowns finding wideout Jordy Nelson nine times for 209 yards.

“Well, pretty impressive. Take it for granted sometimes. He’s not a big `me’ guy … so he kind of gets overlooked sometimes,” Rodgers said of Nelson. “We know the kind of player he is.”

The Detroit Lions opened the season with a win over the New York Giants and fellow 24-7 to Carolina last week. Turnovers weren’t issue to be sure.

Rookie kicker Nate Freese missed two field-goal attempts and Matthew Stafford was 27 of 48 for 291 yards with a touchdown and an interception — one of three Lions turnovers.

Detroit will be looking to rebound against their division rival.

“What you have to make certain of is that everybody needs to understand that this only counts as one game. This team is not 0-12, or anything of that nature, so there’s some balance to it,” first-year coach Jim Caldwell said.

The Packers will try to contain Stafford, who’s thrown for 637 yards and three touchdowns. He has compiled a 1-6 record against Green Bay while throwing 13 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.

Rodgers has posted a 111.0 passer rating against the Lions, going 9-1 with 19 TDs and five picks.

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