Live updates: Kerryon Johnson caps big opening drive with TD, Lions lead Packers 7-0

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Packers looking to answer after Lions touchdown drive

Green Bay takes over at the 25 after the early Lions touchdown.

Aaron Jones rushes for 12 yards on first down, setting up first-and-10 at the 37.

Jones goes for 4 yards on the next play, and is then smoked by Jarrad Davis for a loss of 2 on second down. It’s third-and-8. Marquez Valdes-Scantling gets open over the middle, hauls in a throw from Aaron Rodgers, gets to the Detroit 46 for a gain of 15.

Kerryon Johnson puts Lions up early

The Lions take over at the 25, for the first possession of the game.

Matthew Stafford hits Marvin Jones for a 5-yard gain on first down. Stafford then hits T.J. Hockenson on second down, as the former first-round pick stumbles ahead to the Packers 41 for a gain of 29 yards.

Kerryon Johnson rushes for 4 yards on first down. He’s blown up by Za’Darius Smith in the backfield on second down, but Smith grabs a handful of face mask. It’ll be first-and-10 at the 22.

Johnson rushes for 4 yards on first down. Jones catches a 6-yard pass on second down to keep the chains moving.

Johnson rushes for 7 yards to the Green Bay 5 on first down, then picks up another first down with a 4-yard rush. He gets into the end zone from a yard out to put the Lions up early.

Johnson ran the ball five times for 20 yards.

Lions 7, Packers 0 (10:33 1st)


The Detroit Lions will try to get their first win of the young season in a 1 p.m. matchup against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Follow the action with live updates throughout the game by Nolan Bianchi of The Detroit News.

Lions at Packers

Kickoff: 1 p.m. Sunday, Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wis.

TV/radio: Fox/760

Records: Lions 0-1, Packers 1-0

Line: Packers by 6.5

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