Rodgers returns, leads Packers to NFC North title
GREEN BAY--After re-injuring his left calf, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to Sunday's game to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20, clinching the NFC North title at Lambeau Field.
Rodgers went down with the injury as he threw his first touchdown pass to Randall Cobb in the second quarter.
After returning in the second half, Rodgers would throw his second touchdown pass to Cobb, giving the Packers a 21-14 lead they would not give up. Rodgers would finish with 226 yards on 17/22 passing and two touchdowns.
Running back Eddie Lacy became the first running back to gain over 100 yards against the Lions this season.
The win ensures the Packers a bye-week in the NFL playoffs, meaning they will play in the NFC Divisional Round at home. Detroit will travel to Dallas for Wild Card Weekend.