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             === Packers top Lions, grab top spot in NFC North ===
 
 Green  Bay, WI  (Sports  Network) -  DuJuan Harris  rushed  for a  tiebreaking
 touchdown  in the  fourth  quarter,  and the  Green  Bay  Packers seized  sole
 possession  of  first place  in the  NFC North  with a  27-20 victory over the
 Detroit Lions.
 
 Aaron  Rodgers also  ran for  a score  in the  snow while  completing 14-of-24
 passes for 173 yards. The Green Bay quarterback did not throw a touchdown pass
 at  Lambeau Field  for the first time  since Sept. 21, 2008, snapping a streak
 that had reached 35 games.
 
 Randall Cobb had 102 yards on seven receptions for the Packers (9-4), who have
 won 11 in a row against divisional foes and moved one game ahead of Chicago in
 the North standings.
 
 "It's going to be ugly at times, but the main thing is the wins," Rodgers
 said.
 
 Matthew Stafford finished with 264 passing yards and one touchdown for Detroit
 (4-9), but he threw one interception and had a fumble returned for a momentum-
 altering score.
 
 Jason Hanson kicked a 34-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining, but the
 ball  wound  up going out of  bounds on the ensuing kickoff, sealing Detroit's
 fifth straight loss.
 
 The Lions haven't won a game in the state of Wisconsin since 1991, dropping 22
 in a row. The epic slide includes a 1994 playoff contest.
 
 Detroit  owned the first  half in time of possession, holding the ball for 22-
 plus minutes, and scored touchdowns on its first two drives.
 
 The  Lions churned out 80 yards on the game's opening series, with most of the
 damage  coming  on the ground. Stafford  capped the 12-play trek by scoring on
 a 4-yard bootleg.
 
 Green  Bay looked to counter, reaching the Detroit 12 when Rodgers threw a 21-
 yard  pass  to Cobb. But two  plays later, Lawrence Jackson sacked Rodgers and
 forced a fumble that Stephen Tulloch recovered for the Lions.
 
 Stafford  then hooked up with Kris Durham for 27 yards and Durham's great one-
 handed  grab set  up Tony  Scheffler's  3-yard TD  catch early  in the  second
 quarter.
 
 After  Mason  Crosby's 49-yard  field goal  put the Packers  on the board, the
 Lions'  third  drive looked as  equally promising. However, on 1st-and-10 from
 the  Green  Bay 42, Stafford had  the ball slip out  of his hand as he brought
 his arm back.
 
 Defensive  end  Mike Daniels fielded the  ball cleanly and rumbled 43 yards to
 the end zone.
 
 "That was a big play. We had all the momentum," Stafford said.
 
 Stafford  was  picked off  on the next  drive, but the  Packers were forced to
 punt.
 
 Rodgers  gave  Green Bay  a 17-14 lead  by capping the  opening drive of third
 quarter with a 27-yard touchdown run.
 
 Detroit, though, responded quickly and tied the game on a 46-yard Hanson field
 goal.  The  Lions were helped along  by an unnecessary roughness penalty after
 Calvin  Johnson had  caught a  19-yard pass  to convert  a 3rd-and-7  from the
 Detroit 30. Morgan Burnett was flagged for making contact with Johnson's head.
 
 The  Packers  squandered an opportunity to  reclaim the lead after pinning the
 Lions  deep in their territory and forcing them to go three-and-out. Green Bay
 started  from  midfield and a  nifty catch by Cobb  near the right sideline on
 first down moved the ball to the Detroit 26.
 
 However,  Nick  Fairley sacked  Rodgers for  a 7-yard loss  on third down, and
 Crosby's 51-yard attempt sailed wide left.
 
 Detroit  couldn't  capitalize on the field  position as Hanson's try was short
 from 51 yards in the opening seconds of the fourth quarter.
 
 Green  Bay's next  two drives  ended  in points.  Harris scored  on a  14-yard
 touchdown  run  and Crosby drilled a  41-yarder, giving the Packers a 10-point
 lead with 4:02 to play.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Rodgers'  streak of  35 straight home games  with at least one TD pass was the
 second-longest  in  NFL history,  trailing only Dan  Marino's 39-game run from
 1983-88  ... Green  Bay ran  only 16  offensive plays  in the  first half  ...
 Johnson  caught 10 passes  for 118 yards. He became the third player in league
 history to reach 1,500 receiving yards in back-to-back seasons, joining Marvin
 Harrison  (Indianapolis, 2001-02) and Andre Johnson (Houston, 2008-09) ... The
 Packers have won nine straight NFC North games at home.
 
 12/10 01:32:45 ET

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