Aaron Rodgers silences doubters with 4 touchdown performance vs. Leeus

Die Verpakkers quarterback was 22-for-27 with 255 passing yards and four touchdowns in Green Bay’s 35-17 victory over NFC North division foe Detroit Lions. While he took three sacks, he didn’t throw an interception and completely rebounded from the Week 1 debacle against the New Orleans Saints.

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Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers scrambles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys.

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers scrambles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys. ((AP Photo/Morry Gash))

The rhythm was good. We got the ball to our playmakers,” Rodgers told ESPN’s Lisa Salters after the game, while stressing that it was only one game and still early in the season.

Aaron Jones was another focal point of the offense. He had three of Rodgers’ four touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown as well. Jones had six catches for 48 erwe en 67 yards on the ground on 17 dra.

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones celebrates his touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys.

Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Jones celebrates his touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys. ((AP Foto / Matt Ludtke))

Davante Adams led the Packers with eight catches for 121 erwe. Robert Tonyan also had a receiving touchdown. He finished with three catches for 52 erwe.

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Green Bay started off slow going into halftime down three to the Lions but managed to keep the Lions at bay the entire second half not letting up a single point from them.

Jared Goff looked good in the first half but the failure to put the ball in the end zone in the second half at all was the difference in the game. He finished 26-for-36 with 246 passing yards and two touchdown passes along with a bad interception to De’Vondre Campbell.

Goff also led the Lions in rushing yards. Hy het 46 yards on the ground on four carries. D’Andre Swift gehad het 37 yards and Jamaal Williams added 25 erwe.

T.J. Hockenson led the Lions in receiving with eight catches for 66 yards and a touchdown. Quintez Cephus had four catches for 63 yards and a touchdown.

Detroit Lions' T.J. Hockenson catches a touchdown pass in front of Green Bay Packers' De'Vondre Campbell during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys.

Detroit Lions’ T.J. Hockenson catches a touchdown pass in front of Green Bay PackersDe’Vondre Campbell during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept.. 20, 2021, in Groenbaai, Wys. ((AP Foto / Matt Ludtke))

Die verpakkers (1-1) now have a five-game winning streak against the Lions dating back to October 2019. The Lions fall to 0-2 on the season.

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