News now! Packers win, remain game ahead of Lions

Posted by Vic Ketchman, editor on December 8, 2014 – 10:44 pm


GREEN BAY–The Packers fought off a second-half rally by the Falcons to score a 43-37 victory and remain one game ahead of the Lions in the NFC North title race.

Aaron Rodgers continued his campaign for the league MVP award by throwing three touchdown passes, the last of which went to Jordy Nelson for 60 yards.

Wide receiver Julio Jones was the Falcons’ star. Jones caught 11 passes for 259 yards and one touchdown.

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan completed 24 of 39 passes for 375 yards, four touchdowns, one interception and a 116.9 passer rating.

Rodgers completed 24 of 36 passes for 327 yards and a 123.3 passer rating.







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