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NFL – Packers Lose – Lions Win

Posted on December 28, 2015 in Professional Sports News.

Arizona sacked Aaron Rodgers eight times and returned two of his fumbles for touchdowns on Sunday in a dominant 38-8 victory that clinched a first-round playoff bye for the streaking Cardinals.

Carson Palmer was 18 of 27 for 265 yards and two touchdowns for Arizona (12-3).

In all, the Packers were sacked nine times in by far their most one-sided loss of the season.

Dwight Freeney had three and Calais Campbell had 2 1/2. Cory Redding rambled 36 yards with one of the fumbles for a score, Jerraud Powers took another one five yards for a touchdown.
Matthew Stafford threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Lions past the 49ers, 32-17, their seaosn home finale at Ford Field Sunday afternoon.

Calvin Johnson had six catches for 77 yards and a TD and Joique Bell added a rushing score for the Lions, who have won five of seven to improve to 6-and-9 on the year.

NFL Scoreboard:
New York Jets 26, New England Patriots 20 (OT)
Houston Texans 34, Tennessee Titans 6
Kansas City Chiefs 17, Cleveland Browns 13
Indianapolis Colts 18, Miami Dolphins 12
Detroit Lions 32, San Francisco 49ers 17
Buffalo Bills 16, Dallas Cowboys 6
Chicago Bears 26, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21
Atlanta Falcons 20, Carolina Panthers 13
Baltimore Ravens 20, Pittsburgh Steelers 17
New Orleans Saints 38, Jacksonville Jaguars 27
St. Louis rams 23, Seattle Seahawks 17
Arizona Cardinals 38, Green bay Packers 8
Minnesota Vikings 49, New York Giants 17

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports