Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers 41 to 45

Sunday, January 1, 2012, Week 17

The Detroit Lions played the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay on Sunday, January 1, 2012, Week 17 of the 2011 season. The Packers won by a score of 45-41. The Packers and the Lions combined for the most passing yards in a single game in NFL history with a combined 971 yards. The Packers swept the Lions for the 2011 season. With this game, the Packers finished the season 8-0-0 at home, while the Lions finished 5-3-0 on the road for the 2011 season.

The Packers finished the season with a record of 15-1-0, the best record in the league for the 2011 season. The Lions finished the regular season with a record of 10-6-0.

Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
575 502 73 4 32


Head Coach: Jim Schwartz Assistant Head Coach: Gunther Cunningham Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Crossman Quarterbacks Coach: Todd Downing Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Offensive Quality Control Coach: Kyle Valero Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Linebackers Coach: Matt Burke Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Defensive Assistant Coach: Brandon Fisher, Don Clemons Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath General Manager: Martin Mayhew

Green Bay Packers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
550 469 81 2 27


Head Coach: Mike McCarthy Assistant Head Coach: Winston Moss Offensive Coordinator: Joe Philbin Defensive Coordinator: Dom Capers Special Teams Coordinator: Shawn Slocum Quarterbacks Coach: Tom Clements Wide Receivers Coach: Edgar Bennett Offensive Line Coach: James Campen Running Backs Coach: Jerry Fontenot Tight Ends Coach: Ben McAdoo Assistant Wide Receivers Coach: John Rushing Offensive Quality Control Coach: Joel Hilgenberg Defensive Line Coach: Mike Trgovac Outside Linebackers Coach: Kevin Greene Inside Linebackers Coach: Winston Moss Safeties Coach: Darren Perry Cornerbacks Coach: Joe Whitt Jr. Defensive Quality Control Coach: Scott McCurley Special Teams Coach: John Rushing Special Teams Assistant Coach: Chad Morton Strength and Conditioning Coordinator: Mark Lovat Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Thadeus Jackson, Zac Woodfin General Manager: Ted Thompson Assistant Director of Pro Personnel: Tim Terry National Football Scouting Representative: Richmond Williams Central Plains Scout: Jon-Eric Sullivan College Scouting Coordinator: Danny Mock Scouting Assistant: Chad Brinker Video Assistant: Mike Halbach Coaching Administrator: Jason Simmons