Stafford injured late as Packers defeat Lions 31-24

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Posted at 6:06 AM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-14 06:06:53-05

DETROIT (AP) — Aaron Rodgers ran for a tiebreaking score in the third quarter and threw three touchdown passes and the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions 31-24 and clinched the NFC North title.

The Packers knocked Matthew Stafford out of the game with a rib injury in the fourth quarter and went on to win their third straight game and second straight division championship.

The Lions scored first and pulled into a tie late in the second quarter, but they simply couldn't stop Rodgers.