Tuesday December 23rd, 2014

Detroit Lions vs Green Bay Packers

Both Detroit and Green Bay have already clinched a playoff spot, but the winner of Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field will claim the NFC North title and a first-round bye. The loser will be a Wild Card. Both the Packers and Lions still have a slim chance at the conference’s No. 1 seed, but they both need help from other teams.

Detroit comes in the game with the league’s second ranked scoring and total defense.  MVP candidate Aaron Rodgers has thrown for 4,155 yards and 36 touchdowns this season.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

How to watch

Details for Sunday's game are below:

Kickoff: 4:25 p.m. ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: FOX

Radio: For a list of Packers affiliates, click here. For a list of Lions affiliates, click here.

Season recaps


Week 16: Packers 20, Buccaneers 3

The Packers clinched a playoff berth behind 318 passing yards from Aaron Rodgers and 99 yards rushing from Eddie Lacy. The Packers defense sacked Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown seven times. The Buccaneers only held the ball for 21 minutes and gained six first downs and 109 total yards. The loss guaranteed that Tampa Bay will have one of the first two picks in the 2015 NFL draft.

Week 15: Bills 21, Packers 13

Aaron Rodgers had one of his worst games as a pro, throwing for 185 yards and two interceptions as the Packers had their five-game winning streak snapped. Buffalo’s offense didn’t do much either, only mustering 13 first downs, but the Bills were helped out by Marcus Thigpen’s 75-yard punt return for a touchdowns and Dan Carpenter’s four field goals.

Week 14: Packers 43, Falcons 37

The Packers held off a second-half rally by the Falcons to win their fifth straight game. Green Bay took a 31-7 lead into halftime, but Matt Ryan threw four second-half touchdowns to make the game close down the stretch. Aaron Rodgers completed 24 of 36 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns, and Jordy Nelson caught eight passes for 146 yards and two scores. James Starks and Eddie Lacy combined for 148 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The Packers won despite giving up 259 receiving yards to Julio Jones.

Week 13: Packers 26, Patriots 21

Aaron Rodgers continued his hot streak at home by throwing for 368 yards and two touchdowns to increase an NFL-record of consecutive touchdown passes at home (20) without an interception this season. Eddie Lacy added 98 rushing yards for Green Bay, who held the ball for 36 minutes. Tom Brady had 245 passing yards and two touchdowns in the first ever meeting between the two former NFL MVPs.

Week 12: Packers 24, Vikings 21

Eddie Lacy helped the Packers running game get on track by rushing for 125 yards, and Aaron Rodgers continued his stellar season by throwing for two touchdowns as Green Bay moved into first place in the NFC North. Teddy Bridgewater threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns for the Vikings.


Week 16: Lions 20, Bears 13

Detroit held the Bears and backup quarterback Jimmy Clausen to 234 yards, overcoming two Matthew Stafford interceptions to stay alive in the NFC North title race. Joique Bell ran for 74 yards and one touchdown and Calvin Johnson caught six passes for 103 yards. Clausen completed 23 of 39 passes for 181 yards with two touchdowns, an interception and was sacked twice by Ndamukong Suh. Detroit clinched a playoff berth after the Redskins defeated the Eagles on Saturday. 

Week 15: Lions 16, Vikings 14

The Lions pushed their winning streak to three games with a 16-14 win over the Vikings. Matthew Stafford completed 17 of 28 passes for 153 yards and a touchdown as Detroit won despite managing just 233 yards of total offense. Matt Prater made three field-goals in the second half and Jason Jones blocked a Vikings field goal midway through the fourth quarter. Glover Quin and Darius Slay each had interceptions for the Lions.

Week 14: Lions 34, Buccaneers 17

Matthew Stafford was 26-of-34 for 311 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions as the Lions beat the Bucs, 34-17. Calvin Johnson caught eight passes for 158 yards and a touchdown, while Joique Bell accounted for two total scores. The Bucs committed three turnovers. The Lions fumbled three times but only failed to recover once.

Week 13: Lions 34, Bears 17

The Lions topped their division rival on Thanksgiving Day, helping the team rebound from two consecutive losses. Chicago jumped out to a 14-3 lead, but the Lions came back behind stellar play from Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson. Stafford finished 34-of-45 for 390 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions, while Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns. Detroit running back Joique Bell carried 23 times for 91 yards and two touchdowns.

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