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Packers barely beat Lions 23-20 to earn first-round bye

The Packers did not lead until Crosby made his second game-winning kick against Detroit this season.
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT — Mason Crosby made a 33-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Green Bay Packers to a 23-20 win over the Detroit Lions to earn a first-round bye. 

The Packers fell behind by two touchdowns in the second quarter. They did not lead until Crosby made his second game-winning kick against Detroit this season. 

The Lions closed the season with nine straight losses for their longest losing streak in a season since going 0-16 in 2008. 

Green Bay won despite Aaron Rodgers going 27 of 55 for 323 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

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