Packers Lead Lions 14-7 At Halftime


The Packers have rushed for 134 yards in the first half on their way to a 14-7 halftime lead over Detroit on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

On Green Bay's second possession of the game, running back DeShawn Wynn took a pitch on third down 73 yards down the right sideline for a touchdown, getting help from blocks by tackle Daryn Colledge and wide receiver Donald Driver. It was the longest rush of Wynn's career and also the longest by the Packers this season.

Later in the quarter, Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky overthrew wide receiver Calvin Johnson on a slant at the Green Bay 36 and the ball was picked off by cornerback Charles Woodson, who returned the pick 23 yards to the Detroit 41.

The Packers took advantage of the field position with a six-play scoring drive that was capped off with a 3-yard touchdown pass from Rodgers to tight end Jermichael Finley in the back of the end zone, Finley's first career score. Driver had a 16-yard reception on the drive and running back Ryan Grant posted a 20-yard run down to the Detroit 4.

The Lions got on the board early in the second quarter with a 12-play, 63-yard drive that was finished off with a 9-yard touchdown pass from Orlovsky to Johnson in the corner of the end zone on 3rd-and-goal to make it 14-7.

Wynn rushed for 81 yards on two carries while Grant posted 53 yards on nine attempts. Rodgers completed 10-of-15 passes for 120 yards.

Johnson caught four passes for 58 yards for the Lions, while running back Kevin Smith had 50 yards on 20 carries.

Green Bay has outgained Detroit 230 to 121 in the first half.

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