Led by Jones, Packers roll over Detroit

Packers' RB Aaron Jones finds endzone three times in win

Evan Heffelfinger
September 20, 2020 - 5:41 pm
Rodgers and Jones celebrate in Packers win over Detroit

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Green Bay, WI - With no fans in stands at Lambeau Field, Aaron Jones brought the noise for the Green Bay Packers in their 42-21 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

The breakout running back broke through into the endzone three times, including a 75 yard sprint to the goal line to open the second half and really put the Lions' defense on their heels and allowed Green Bay to seize the momentum permanently. He finished the day with 168 yards on the ground and added four catches for 68 yards in the passing game. He led the team in receiving yards.

Aaron Rodgers followed up last week's elite performance with another solid game in the Packers' home opener. He completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 240 yards and two touchdowns through the air, one to Jones and another to TE Robert Tonyan.

The win pushes the Packers to a 2-0 mark on the year. They'll visit New Orleans for a big Sunday Night tilt against the Saints in Week 3. Check out the Green & Gold Post Game Show with Bill Michaels and former Packers' running back, Gary Ellerson, below!