Green Bay Packers roll up 580 yards in rout of Redskins


Defenses don't get more weak-kneed than that of the Washington Redskins.

One week after allowing LeSean McCoy to come within 1 rushing yard of his personal best, the Redskins surrendered career highs in yardage to Aaron Rodgers (480), James Jones (178), James Starks (132) and Randall Cobb (128) in a 38-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Consecutive games without a 100-yard rusher
since 1980
Team No. of games Duration
Cleveland Browns 69 1988 to 1993
Cincinnati Bengals 67 1992 to 1997
Kansas City Chiefs 54 1982 to 1985
Green Bay Packers 44 2010 to 2013
Detroit Lions 43 1986 to 1989
Kansas City Chiefs 43 1992 to 1994
Green Bay Packers 40 1989 to 1992

After starting slowly on the first two drives, Rodgers tied Matt Flynn's franchise record for most passing yards in a single game. In so doing, Rodgers became the first quarterback to throw for at least 480 yards and four touchdowns without an interception since Y.A. Tittle did it for the New York Giants in 1962.

Rodgers' performance was good for a 146.0 passer rating, the third-highest of his career. That statistic says as much about the state of the Redskins' porous secondary as it does about Rodgers' prowess.

Even with rookie running back Eddie Lacy sidelined by an early game concussion, the Packers still rolled up 580 total yards. Starks became the team's first 100-yard rusher in 45 regular-season games.

Firing on all cylinders, this offense rivals the Denver Broncos as the most dangerous in the NFL.

Green Bay now has won eight consecutive and 21 of its  last 22 games at Lambeau Field. It faces a stiffer test next week at Cincinnati against Geno Atkins and the Bengals.

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