Green Bay, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes to barely out duel Drew Brees, leading the Green Bay Packers to a 28-27 win over New Orleans on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
Saints kicker Garrett Hartley missed a 48-yard field goal with just over two minutes left, that after a holding penalty nullified a 43-yard made field goal on the previous play.
Hartley's attempt sailed wide left, meaning Green Bay moves to (2-2) this season while New Orleans remains winless in 2012 at (0-4).
Rodgers finished the game 31-of-41 passing for 319 yards and the four touchdowns, also throwing an interception in the winning effort.
Brees, his counterpart for New Orleans, finished the contest completing 35-of-54 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns.
Jordy Nelson was the leading receiver for the Packers, hauling in eight catches for 93 yards and the eventual game-winning touchdown. James Jones also had two scoring catches in the game for Green Bay.
The Packers are next in action on October 7 against Indianapolis, with that game set for 12:00 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind.