Crosby Kicks Game-Winning FG to Lift Packers Past Lions
Green Bay 23, Detroit 22
–Mason Crosby drilled the game-winning field goal from 23 yards out as time expired to give the Packers a come-from-behind win over Detroit at Lambeau Field on Monday Night. The Packers fell behind 13-0 to the Lions, who used two big pass plays on their first two drives to build a 10-0 lead. Green Bay would pull within 13-10 at halftime, and tie the game at 13 early in the third. Three field goals from Matt Prater would make it 22-13 Lions, but then the Packers went to work. Aaron Rodgers connected with Allen Lazard for a 35 yard touchdown with 9:03 to play in the 4th. Then after a Detroit punt – Aaron Rodgers executed a 14 play, 77 yard drive to set up the game winner from Crosby.
The win snaps a four-game losing streak to the Lions and keeps the Packers atop the NFC North standings. The 5-1 Packers host Oakland Sunday at Noon.