Matthew Stafford throws 3 TD passes; Lions beat Packers in finale

01 January, 2018, 04:05 | Author: Anita Tucker
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Detroit Lions rookie tight end Michael Roberts is unexpectedly inactive for the team's season finale against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

The Lions' Matt Prater responded with a 28-yard field goal of his own to knot the count at 3-3 with 3:03 to go in the first period. The Packers won only three games with Hundley starting in place of Aaron Rodgers.

Green Bay, without several banged-up players, gave away its chances to close with a win by turning it over three times in the first half to help the Lions lead 20-3 at halftime. There won't be any playoffs this year for either side and while that's a surprising turn of events for Packers Nation, it's an all too familiar refrain here in the Motor City. Green Bay got on the scoreboard first for a 3-0 advantage thanks to Crosby's 41-yard field goal with exactly 5:00 showing on the clock in the opener.

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Stafford threw a go-ahead, 54-yard pass to Kenny Golladay.

Score is 20-3 Lions at the half.

Brett Hundley was a disappointing 14-of-24 for 174 yards. He was replaced by Joe Callahan late in the game.

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Stafford finished with 27.12 FanDuel points, ending up as the second-best fantasy QB of the week.

Just before the interception WR Geronimo Allison injured a finger on his right hand. CB Davon House had a shoulder injury and Williams was evaluated for a concussion late in the game.

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