Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/9/12
Balance was the word of the day for the Green Bay Packers on a snowy night at Lambeau Field. A breakdown of 32 rushing plays compared to 24 passing plays helped the Packers (9-4) overcome the Detroit Lions by the score of 27-20. Even the famous and tremendously funny Will Ferrell was digging the Packers on this night with his winter knit Packers cap and a performance of “Roll Out The Barrell.” What It Means: With the win and a Chicago Bears loss on Sunday, the Packers are one win away from clinching consecutive NFC North crowns. It won’t be easy because the Packers will have to travel to Soldier Field for the clincher. However, it could be perfect timing as the Bears are in the middle of a slump (have lost four of five) and key defensive players are set to return for Green Bay. Getting Charles Woodson and Clay Matthews back from injuries will be huge for a unit which has fought and clawed their way through their absence. Player of the Game: QB Aaron Rodgers (14/24 for 173 yards wit...
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