Packers overcome adversity, defeat Browns, 31-13

Packers overcome adversity, defeat Browns, 31-13

Green Bay loses Finley, but wins 3rd straight game.
Mike McCarthy's theme to the Packers all week was to "keep calm and carry on" despite all the injuries to key players the team has suffered thus far in the 2013 season.

Sunday at Lambeau Field, the team responded in kind.

Green Bay defeated the Cleveland Browns, 31-13, picking up the team's 3rd consecutive victory, improving to 4-3 on the season.

Aaron Rodgers got the scoring going in the first quarter with a 10 yard touchdown pass to Jermichael Finley.

Finley would later be carried off the field on a stretcher in the fourth quarter, after taking a vicious hit by Cleveland's Tashaun Gipson.  Finley, who had to leave a game earlier this season with a concussion, laid motionless on the field for 5 minutes before being taken to a local hospital.  Following the game, the team announced that Finley had feeling in all his extremities and was being treated for a neck injury.

Rodgers finished the contest completing 25 of 36 passes for 260 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Jarrett Boykin, stepping in for the injured Randall Cobb and James Jones at wide receiver, had 8 receptions for 103 yards and a score.  Eddie Lacy had another productive day on the ground, tallying 82 yards on 22 carries and a score.

Defensively, the Packers sacked Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden 3 times, and Davon House had an interception.

The Packers return to action next Sunday night, as they will meet NFC North rival Minnesota on the road.
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