Lions Break their Losing Streak, Rout Packers

By KBJR News 1

Lions Break their Losing Streak, Rout Packers

November 28, 2013 Updated Nov 28, 2013 at 6:59 PM CDT

Detroit, MI (NNCNOW.com) --- The Packers scored the first touchdown of the game but never got into the endzone on an offensive possession as the Detroit Lions overcame four turnovers to rout Green Bay 40-10 for their first Thanksgiving win in 10 years.

The Packers were without Aaron Rodgers for the fifth straight game and backup quarterback Matt Flynn struggled in his place. Flynn was just 10-of-20 for 139 yards and an interception with two fumbles. Eddie Lacy was held to 16 yards on 10 carries.

Matthew Stafford led the Lions with three touchdowns and completed 22-of-35 passes for 330 yards. He also had two interceptions. Calvin Johnson caught six passes for 101 yards and a score.

Reggie Bush was Detroit's leading rusher with 117 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown. Joique Bell was close behind with 94 yards on 19 carries and a TD.

Green Bay (5-6-1) expects to gets Rodgers back when they host Atlanta on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 12:00 p.m.

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