Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/12
The Green Bay Packers went to Ford Field in Detroit and outlasted the Lions 24-20, in a key match-up for momentum in the NFC North. With a few days until they play their annual Thanksgiving game, the Detroit Lions were hoping to be riding high after Sunday's game; but that was not the case as the Packers came in to the Lions' den and came out victorious.Here are the five things we learned from the game on Sunday:1. The Green Bay Packers are a better team than the Detroit Lions. Period. Even with a notable list of Packers stars not playing in the game- such as linebacker Clay Matthews, defensive back Charles Woodson, and wide receiver Greg Jennings; the Packers simply are better than the Lions.2. Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford struggled on Sunday, and is not backing up the stellar season he had last year with another one this season. Stafford completed just 17/39 passes for 266 yards with one touchdown, two interceptions; and a lost fumble. If Detroit is going to have any...
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