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5-1, 1st in NFC North

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

If you would've given Aaron Rodgers a 5-1 start considering what the last 2 seasons have been like and with a new coach, he would've taken it. "I think we all would have taken it, for sure," Rodgers said. "I did say I think at the end of last season I didn't feel like a rebuild was necessary." He added though that he thinks "this is definitely the toughest stretch of our schedule."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Packers' new Ryan Grant definitely knows about their old Ryan Grant. Said the new receiver about the former running back: "Since I've been drafted into this league I've been mistaken for that guy. Yeah, we share the same name. Some say we look alike. I guess it's good to have his name around here. When asked if they've ever met, he said: "Never. I would like to, though."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers WR Geronimo Allison is indeed in the concussion protocol — another reason they signed veteran wideout Ryan Grant.

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Injury-plagued Packers sign veteran WR Grant

Green Bay signed veteran wideout Ryan Grant, who was released by the Raiders last month. Grant has 123 receptions for 1,333 yards and seven touchdowns in 80 career games.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

A rundown of the Packers' roster moves: Signed: WR Ryan Grant. Released: RB Tra Carson. Declared to practice: TE Jace Sternberger (IR-designated to return); S Ibraheim Campbell (PUP). Added to practice squad: KR/CB Tremon Smith, RB Damarea Crockett.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt LaFleur indicated the Packers have no plans to reduce Jimmy Graham's role despite his ineffectivenss and dropped TD pass against the Lions. LaFleur said he wants "to make sure he knows we believe in him … I think he's going to be ready to battle back this week.

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Matt LaFleur said the Packers are sticking with Darrius Shepherd on returns even after his fumble against the Lions. "He's a young player; I don't think you cut the cord with one mistake," LaFleur said. Meanwhile, they'll face their former returner, Trevor Davis, with Oakland on Sunday.

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Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers

Packers kicker Mason Crosby joins The Power Lunch with Greg Matzek to discuss his game-winning kick and the Packers' victory on Monday Night Football.

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NFL: Second flag on Lions' Flowers was error

The NFL acknowledged that a second hands-to-the-face call against Lions DE Trey Flowers on Monday night was an error. "The foul wasn't there," executive VP Troy Vincent said.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt LaFleur and his staff must be tougher graders than ESPN Stats & Info. LaFleur said they counted six dropped passes last night against the Lions. ESPN had three, which by that count would be the second-most drops by any team in Week 6. By ESPN's count, that doubled the Packers' drops for the season.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt LaFleur would not say what he thought of the penalties for illegal hands to the face on Trey Flowers while going against David Bakhtiari. "I'm getting into the officiating; I'll let you guys (in the media) handle that," he said.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Not only are Preston Smith (7 sacks) and Za'Darius Smith (6) the first Packers tandem to post 6-plus sacks in the first six games of a season, they combined for 2.5 sacks on third downs last night, giving them 6.5 sacks on third downs this season. Here are the snap counts on defense from Monday night's win over the Lions:

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

What Allen Lazard's game last night so impressive -- other than he had never caught a pass from Aaron Rodgers before prior to his 35-yard TD in the fourth quarter? Lazard had only 0.52 yards of separation on the play -- the fewest on a Rodgers TD over the last three seasons, according to ESPN Stats & Info/NFL NextGen. Here are the snap counts on offense from Monday night's win over the Lions:

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Rodgers lobbied in fourth for WR Lazard to play

Aaron Rodgers said he went to receivers coach Alvis Whitted in the fourth quarter and asked if Allen Lazard could come in. Four catches, 65 yards and a TD later, the Packers had a new breakout performer.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Aaron Rodgers said he sits next to Allen Lazard in the meeting room, and they've struck up a friendship. "I may have put in a good word for him in the fourth quarter to get him some reps." Rodgers said.

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How did Allen Lazard, a virtual unknown, become the hero for the Packers? "I'm made for this sxxx," Lazard said with a smile.

Team Stats

Passing Yards249.713th
Rushing Yards105.817th
Points For23.7
Points Against19.2