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PACKERS AND RODGERS ROLL REDSKINS IN LAMBEAU OPENER

PACKERS AND RODGERS ROLL REDSKINS IN LAMBEAU OPENER

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) _ Aaron Rodgers threw for a career-high 480 yards and four touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers used a big first half against the Washington Redskins to win their home opener 38-20 on Sunday.

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw for 320 yards and three second-half touchdowns. Pierre Garcon had 143 yards receiving and a touchdown.

But it was too little, too late after Washington (0-2) fell short again after being outplayed early for a second straight week.

James Jones had a career-high 11 catches for 178 yards. James Starks ran for 132 yards and a touchdown.

Green Bay (1-1) built a 24-0 lead by halftime and never looked back.

NEXT SUNDAY THE PACKERS HIT THE ROAD AND TRAVEL TO CINCINNATI TO BATTLE THE BENGALS.  PACKER PREGAME STARTS AT 10:0AM WITH KICK OFF AT HIGH NOON, ON NEWSTALK 1310 WIBA AM

 

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