Green Bay Packers rally to earn improbable comeback win over Detroit Lions

The Green Bay Packers overcame a deficit on a 3-0 deficit in turnovers and the scoreboard to make an unlikely 23-22 victory over the visiting Detroit Lions on Monday night.
The Lions were in position to get a big NFC North road win after a lead opened remaining. Kicker Matt Prater connected from 54 metres after a Rodgers pass which went Darrius Shepherds facemask at the Lions line was intercepted by Justin Coleman. It was Prater field goal of the game.
But Detroit (2-2-1) were shut out the remainder of the manner, also Rodgers led the Packers on two scoring drives.
With first place at stake from the NFC North, a stunning 35-yard touchdown pass threw together with 9:03 remaining to shut within 22-20 to Allen Lazard.
The Lions sacked Rodgers down before although the Packers were awarded a first down when Flowers was flagged for illegal use of handson.
Green Bay (5-1) got the ball back with 6:46 left and went on a 14-play drive that ended with Mason Crosbys 23-yard field goal as time expired. Flowers had yet a different illegal-use-of-hands punishment which aided the division-leading Packers run.
The pair of late flags Flowers caught the interest of Fame running back and past Lions celebrity Barry Sanders, that predicted the penaltiessickening in a Twitter post.
Lions quarterback Stafford was 18-of-32 for 265 yards and recipient Kenny Golladay completed with five receptions.
Detroit also recovered two fumbles, but had been doomed by their inability to get the ball into the end zone following Kerryon Johnsons one-yard touchdown run with 6:35 left in the first quarter helped the Lions build a 13-0 lead.
Green Bay got on the board Rodgers TD pass to Jamaal Williams midway through the next quarter.
The Packers were lining up to get a field goal for having too many men on the field, providing Rodgers and companion another chance if the Lions were penalised.

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