Barely beating the lowly Detroit Lions isn't a bad thing. It moves the Green Bay Packers up to No. 4 in our NFL Power Rankings:
The Packers shouldn't feel bad about keeping a close game with the Lions as Detroit has done that with a few good teams this year. The Packers are battling the Saints as the best team in the NFC.
Bill Barnwell's Quick Reads column is essential weekly reading. His comparison of QB Aaron Rodgers vs. QB Shaun Hill is spot on. And his analysis of WR Donald Driver's game against the Lions cracked me up:
We should probably score Driver's 48-yard catch in the second quarter as something closer to a punt than a pass. The Lions defensive backs were apparently in another universe at the time.