Packers QB Aaron Rodgers asked for WR Allen Lazard to be on field

Aaron Rodgers wanted Allen Lazard on the field, and Lazard wanted Rodgers to throw him the ball.

Even with Davante Adams already out for a second straight game with turf toe and Geronimo Allison knocked out of the game with a head and chest injury, the Packers still didn't immediately turn to Lazard.

"I may have put in a good word there in the fourth quarter to get him some opportunities," Rodgers said.

Fantasy Impact: 

The story said it wasn't until after rookie receiver Darrius Shepherd dropped a pass at the Lions' 1-yard line -- it actually ricocheted off his face mask and was intercepted -- that the Packers finally went to the relatively unknown 6-foot-5 receiver. Lazard ended with a line of 4-65-1. With the injuries to Adams and Allison, Lazard has a chance to stick and is worth a pickup, but will likely be a hot commodity.

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