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Rodgers Put Up 295 Yards as the Green Bay Packers Took Care of the Philadelphia Eagles 30-16

The Green Bay Packers took care of the Philadelphia Eagles in a hard-fought victory of 30-16, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020 in Lambeau Field in Green Bay. For the win, Aaron Rodgers threw for 295 yards, and three touchdowns. The Packers also relied on a rushing game that produced 149 yards and one rushing touchdown.

Rodgers ended the game with 295 yards passing, to go along with three touchdowns, zero interceptions, and completing 25 of 34 passes. This performance led to a 128.90 passer rating for Rodgers.

The Packers deployed a rushing game led by Jamaal Williams and Aaron Jones. For the game, Williams carried the ball five times and rushed for 26 yards, leading to zero touchdowns. Jones supplemented by carrying the ball 15 times for a total of 130 yards. In the passing game, the Packers’ top receivers were Davante Adams and Allen Lazard. Adams caught 10 passes for a total of 121 yards, while Lazard contributed with 50 yards from three passes.

The Packers’ defense contributed to the win with seven sacks, no forced fumbles, six tackles for loss, and scored no defensive touchdowns.

Compared to Rodgers of the Packers, Jalen Hurts of the Eagles threw for 109 yards with one touchdown, and one interception, completing 5 of 12 passes, for a 67.70 passer rating.

The Eagles’ rushing game was led by Miles Sanders and Jordan Howard. For the game, Sanders carried the ball 10 times, rushed for 31 yards, and zero touchdowns. Howard supplemented and carried the ball a total of four times for a total of 19 yards. Meanwhile Jalen Reagor and Greg Ward were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Eagles. Reagor caught one pass from Hurts for a total of 34 yards, while Ward contributed with 57 yards from three passes.

In a losing effort, the Eagles defense contributed with two sacks , zero forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the game.

With the win, the Packers leave with a record of 9-3 for the season, while the Eagles record for the season now stands at 3-8.