Posted October 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
For a change, defense set the pace for the Packers before the offense caught up. James Jones caught a long touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers, and Green Bay contained the undermanned Detroit Lions for a 22-9 win Sunday. Mason Crosby kicked five field goals. The Packers offense struggled to get into the end zone until Rodgers found Jones on an 83-yard scoring pass down the left sideline for a 16-3 lead late in the third quarter. It provided enough of a cushion for a defense that had the luxury of facing the Lions minus star receiver Calvin Johnson, out with a knee injury. Penalties also bogged down Detroit (3-2). The Packers (2-2) extended their winning streak in Wisconsin over the Lions to 23. Rodgers was 20 for 30 for 274 yards, and Eddie Lacy ran for 99 yards on 23 carries in his return from a concussion. Jones finished with four catches for 127 yards. Randall Cobb set up Crosby's 31-yard field goal in the third quarter with a 67-yard dash into Lions territory after linin...
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