Kerby Joseph, former Illinois S/WR, nabs 2nd interception of the day over Aaron Rodgers
Kerby Joseph is having an outstanding day as the Lions take on the Packers at Ford Field.
The Detroit rookie and former Illinois WR grabbed his 2nd interception of the day against Packers QB Aaron Rogers in the 3rd quarter. On 2nd and 10, with the Packers at the 30-yard line, Rogers attempted a pass in the end zone in heavy coverage and under pressure. Eyeing the pass, Joseph stepped in front of ball around the 1-yard line, catching the pass and running it out to the 12-yard line.
THE ROOKIE. Kerby Joseph has his second INT today! @JKERB25
— NFL (@NFL) November 6, 2022
Joseph earned his start at Illinois in 2020, after playing reserve defensive back and special teams. He recorded 57 tackles, one sack, three fumble recoveries, and had 5 interceptions while earning All-Big Ten Conference honors.
Joseph declared for the 2022 Draft at the conclusion of his junior year, and was selected in the 3rd round of the Draft by the Lions.
The Lions and Packers are heading into the 4th quarter with the Lions up 15-6 heading into the 4th quarter.