Aaron Rodgers Leaves Game, DeShone Kizer in for Packers


The former punter recently called the Texas Tech-Baylor game last month alongside former Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk.

Joe Philbin is serving as the Packers' interim head coach for the remainder of the 2018 season.

The Bucs were in the sixth spot heading into the final day, but they'll jump one slot thanks to the Lions, who went into Green Bay and destroyed the Packers to move them to 6-10. The Saints have clinched a first-round bye in the playoffs, so depending on their fate in the postseason, the Packers would also have a pick between 28 and 32 in the opening round. Stafford was 20 of 32, while rookie Brandon Powell had six catches for 103 yards.

He played two more series before walking back to the locker room early in the second quarter, when he was replaced by DeShone Kizer. Rodgers lost his helmet on a sack on his second play of the game.

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Rodgers was also dealing with lingering left knee and groin injuries.

Rodgers had three passes completed for 26 yards before leaving the game. The Lions prevailed 31-23 when the two met October 7 at Ford Field in Detroit.

The second touchdown of the game was scored during the second quarter by the Lions, bringing the score to 14-0.