DETROIT (WTAQ) - Despite creating four turnovers, the Green Bay Packers allow 561 total yards in a 40-10 loss to the Lions in Detroit.
Up 10-3 in the first quarter after a Morgan Burnett fumble return for a touchdown, the Lions (7-5) score 37 unanswered points in a romp on Thanksgiving Day.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford finished the day 22-of-35 for 330 yards and 3 touchdowns with two interceptions. Wide receiver Calvin Johnson caught six passes for 101 yards and a TD.
Running back Reggie Bush had 117 yards on the ground, to go with 65 yards receiving and a score.
Packers quarterback Matt Flynn struggled, finishing 10-of-20 for 139 yards and one interception. He was also sacked in the end zone for a safety in the third quarter.
The Lions win Thursday was the largest ever over the Packers (5-6-1) on Thanksgiving. Get a full recap of this game with Mark Daniels and Matt Z on the 5th Quarter, Monday at 5 p.m. exclusively on 1360/97.5 WTAQ News Talk Sports.