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Packers clinch first round bye with win over Lions

The Packers automatically advance through the first round of the NFL playoffs.
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Posted at 3:29 PM, Dec 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-29 16:29:20-05

Aaron Rodgers bounced back from one of the worst first halves of his career to throw two second half touchdowns, Mason Crosby hit a game-winning field goal as time expired and the Packers beat the Lions 23-20 Sunday to clinch a first round playoff bye.

With the win, Green Bay automatically advances through the first round of the NFC Playoffs. They will be at worst the No. 2 seed in the NFC and can clinch the No. 1 seed if the Seahawks beat the 49ers on Sunday Night Football.

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