The week four NFL regular season will kick off with a Thursday night matchup between the Detroit Lions and the Green Bay Packers from historic Lambeau Field. Get the rest of our free NFL picks! The Lions (2-1) narrowly missed the playoffs last season and currently rank eighth in the NFL in total offense. On Sunday, Detroit limited Atlanta to 183 yards of total offense during an impressive 20-6 home victory.
Detroit seized the lead for good five minutes into the second quarter on a 45-yard touchdown pass from Jared Goff to rookie TE Sam LaPorta. Rookie RB Jahmyr Gibbs (80 yds) outdueled Atlanta rookie RB Bijan Robinson (33 yds) and Amon-Ra St, Brown contributed 102 receiving yards on nine catches for the Lions.
The Green Bay Packers have been the class of the NFC North Division, winning the title in eight of the previous 12 seasons. QB Jordan Love has looked good in replacing departed All-Pro QB Aaron Rodgers and has the Packers (2-1) averaging 26.7 points per game. On Sunday, Green Bay scored two touchdowns in the final seven minutes to rally for an improbable 18-17 home victory versus New Orleans.
Green Bay trailed 17-0 entering the fourth quarter and took the lead on an eight-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Love to Romeo Doubs. Love added a rushing touchdown for the Packers, who outgained the Saints by a 340-252 margin.
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