Patriots 31, Packers 27

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes as New England (12-2) edged Green Bay (8-6) for its sixth straight win.

The Patriots had their hands full even though the Packers started backup quarterback Matt Flynn in place of Aaron Rodgers.

Green Bay 3 14 7 3 – 27

New England 7 7 7 10 – 31

First quarter

GB–FG Crosby 31, 8:45.

NE–Green-Ellis 33 run (Graham kick), 6:19.

Second quarter

GB–J.Jones 66 pass from Flynn (Crosby kick), 14:51.

GB–Jennings 1 pass from Flynn (Crosby kick), 2:17.

NE–Hernandez 2 pass from Brady (Graham kick), 1:08.

Third quarter

NE–Arrington 36 interception return (Graham kick), 12:04.

GB–Kuhn 6 pass from Flynn (Crosby kick), 5:08.

Fourth quarter

GB–FG Crosby 19, 13:49.

NE–FG Graham 38, 11:05.

NE–Hernandez 10 pass from Brady (Graham kick), 7:14.

Attendance: 68,756.

GB   NE

First downs 26   14

Total Net Yards 369   249

Rushes-yards 38-143   16-113

Passing 226   136

Punt Returns 4-26   3-11

Kickoff Returns 6-128   4-97

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   1-36

Comp-Att-Int 24-37-1   15-24-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 5-25   3-27

Punts 4-41.3   5-40.4

Fumbles-Lost 1-1   2-0

Penalties-Yards 2-15   7-52

Time of Possession 40:48   19:12

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Green Bay, Jackson 22-99, Kuhn 6-21, Flynn 3-13, Nance 6-11, Jennings 1-(minus 1). New England, Woodhead 9-59, Green-Ellis 6-38, Hernandez 1-16.

Passing: Green Bay, Flynn 24-37-1-251. New England, Brady 15-24-0-163.

Receiving: Green Bay, J.Jones 5-95, Jennings 4-30, Driver 3-31, Kuhn 3-27, Nance 2-16, Johnson 2-15, Quarless 2-12, Nelson 1-16, Swain 1-6, Jackson 1-3. New England, Hernandez 4-31, Welker 3-42, Branch 2-33, Green-Ellis 2-12, Gronkowski 1-25, Woodhead 1-12, Tate 1-5, Crumpler 1-3.

Missed Field Goals: None.