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Quick Take: Lions finish season winless

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Morry Gash / Associated Press
The Lions set an NFL record by finishing the regular season 0-16.


It was over when ...
Donald Driver caught a 71-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers after a nifty stop-and-go route with 7:16 remaining, giving the Packers a 10-point lead and again quieting the Lions' comeback attempt.

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QB Rodgers led the Packers to two fourth-quarter touchdowns to prevent the Lions from rallying. The first capped a seven-play, 51-yard drive that resulted in a 5-yard touchdown pass to John Kuhn. The second was a quick strike, 71-yard TD pass to Driver. Rodgers finished 21 of 31 for 308 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.

Key stat
The Lions became the first 0-16 team in league history, joining the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-14) as the only teams to finish a regular season winless in the Super Bowl era.

Noteworthy
Detroit has now lost 18 consecutive road games vs. the Packers, including the playoffs. The Lions' last road win in Green Bay was in 1991. The 17 straight regular-season home wins by the Packers over the Lions is the second longest active NFL streak, trailing only the Redskins' 18-game home win streak vs. the Lions. ... Green Bay K Mason Crosby attempted a 69-yard free kick field goal to end the first half, following a fair catch on a Lions punt. ... The Packers snapped their five-game losing streak, their longest since losing seven straight from 1990-91. ... DeShawn Wynn, who came into the game with just one carry on the season, rushed seven times for 106 yards. His second carry of the day went 73 yards for a touchdown.

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