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http://sports.yahoo.com/news/jones-defense-help-packers-beat-201740956--nfl.html

Jones, defense help Packers beat Lions 22-9
By GENARO C. ARMAS (AP Sports Writer) | The Associated Press – 28 minutes ago

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- James Jones caught a long touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers, and the Packers defense contained the undermanned Detroit Lions for a 22-9 win Sunday.

Mason Crosby kicked five field goals. The Packers' offense struggled to get into the end zone until Rodgers found Jones on an 83-yard completion down the left sideline for a 16-3 lead late in the third quarter.

It provided enough of a cushion for a defense that had the luxury of facing the Lions minus star receiver Calvin Johnson, out with a knee injury. Penalties also bogged down Detroit.

The Packers extended their winning streak in Wisconsin over the Lions to 23.



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