12:30 PM ET, November 26, 2009
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
Packers improve playoff prospects behind Rodgers' three touchdowns
DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions used to take a lot of pride in playing on Thanksgiving.Lately, the Lions have been getting embarrassed when the nation tunes in to watch them.Aaron Rodgers matched a career high with three touchdown passes and Charles Woodson grabbed two of his team's four interceptions, giving the Green Bay Packers a 34-12 win over Detroit.
• The Packers have won nine straight against the Lions.
• Aaron Rodgers threw for 348 yards and tied a career high with three touchdown passes.
• Charles Woodson became the third player this season to record a sack, forced fumble and interception return for a score in the same game.
• The Lions have lost six straight games on Thanksgiving, finishing the decade with a 2-8 record.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Detroit rookie TE Brandon Pettigrew, a first-round pick, hurt his left knee on the first drive and did not return. .. Green Bay OT Chad Clifton (hamstring) and Jordy Nelson (shoulder) were injured during the game. ... Stafford joined Dan Marino, Dave Krieg and Vince Ferragamo as the four QBs who have thrown four INTs a game after throwing at least five TDs since 1970, according to STATS, LLC. ... The Lions are 33-35-2 on Thanksgiving.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||6.3||4.0|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-4||1-3|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||1||0|
|TD||13:07||Calvin Johnson 1 Yard Pass From Matthew Stafford (Jason Hanson Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 20 yds, 1:49
|TD||15:00||Donald Lee 7 Yard Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 74 yds, 1:26
|FG||6:14||Mason Crosby 20 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 94 yds, 5:40
|FG||1:03||Mason Crosby 25 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 47 yds, 3:43
|TD||6:43||Donald Driver 7 Yard Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 90 yds, 4:28
|TD||0:47||James Jones 21 Yard Pass From Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 56 yds, 2:25
|SF||9:22||Ryan Grant -1 Yard Run, Tackled In Own End Zone|
Drive info: 1 plays, 0 yds, 0:43
|FG||5:05||Jason Hanson 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 44 yds, 4:17
|TD||3:55||Charles Woodson 38 Yard Interception Return (Mason Crosby Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 38 yds, 0:00