Detroit Lions (2-0) 29, Green Bay Packers (1-1) 7
Sunday September 14th 1980 (at Milwaukee)
(MILWAUKEE) - Sensational Billy Sims rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown and scored on an 87-yard pass play and rookie Ed Murray kicked five field goals to lead the Detroit Lions to a 29-7 win over the Green Bay Packers. QB Gary Danielson, playing despite the death of his 9-day-old daughter Thursday, completed 11 of 17 passes for 246 yards for the Lions. Sims, who has rushed for 287 yards in his two NFL games, set up the touchdown when he raced 22 yards around left end to the Packer 1-yard line An interception by Detroit LB Charlie Weaver set up a 43-yard field goal by Murray on the last play of the first half.
DETROIT   -  3 13  6  7 - 29
GREEN BAY -  0  7  0  0 -  7
                         DETROIT     GREEN BAY
First downs                   19            17
Rush-yards-TDs          43-230-1       23-59-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 12-20-252-1-1 18-36-208-0-2
Sacked-yards                2-23          3-25
Net pass yards               229           183
Total yards                  459           242
Fumbles-lost                 0-0           1-0
Turnovers                      1             2
Penalties-yards             7-53          4-33
SCORING
1st - DET - Eddie Murray, 32-yard field goal DETROIT 3-0
2nd - DET - Murray, 39-yard field goal DETROIT 6-0
2nd - GB - Ivery, 5-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 7-6
2nd - DET - Billy Sims, 1-yard run (Murray kick) DETROIT 13-7
2nd - DET - Murray, 43-yard field goal DETROIT 16-7
3rd - DET - Murray, 42-yard field goal DETROIT 19-7
3rd - DET - Murray, 23-yard field goal DETROIT 22-7
4th - DET - Sims, 87-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Murray kick) DETROIT 29-7
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Eddie Lee Ivery 10-31 1 TD, Steve Atkins 10-11, Harlan Huckleby 1-9, Gerry Ellis 1-5, Aundra Thompson 1-3
DETROIT - Billy Sims 20-134 1 TD, Dexter Bussey 13-45, Gary Danielson 2-24, Leonard Thompson 1-13, Rick Kane 4-7, Horace King 3-7
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Lynn Dickey 30-16-174 1 INT, Bill Troup 6-2-34
DETROIT - Gary Danielson 17-11-246 1 TD, Jeff Komlo 3-1-6 1 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - James Lofton 4-73, Aundra Thompson 4-47, Eddie Lee Ivery 4-23, Paul Coffman 2-27, Harlan Huckleby 2-9, Gerry Ellis 1-16, Ron Cassidy 1-13
DETROIT - Dexter Bussey 5-74, Billy Sims 2-94 1 TD, Freddie Scott 2-60, David Hill 2-18, Rick Kane 1-6