October 25, 2014

Despite struggles, Packers offense pulls out a win

The Green Bay Packers offense struggled on Sunday and the Detroit Lions front

Randall Cobb

four had something to do with it. 

That Lions front four made life difficult on the Packers, who struggled to find any kind of rhythm.  The Lions front four sacked Aaron Rodgers three times and made operating the Packers offense uncomfortable. 

Thanks to the defense, the Packers were in the game to the end and the light went on when the Packers quickly moved the ball down field on their final drive.  Jermichael Finley caught a pass, broke a tackle and moved down the right sideline for 40-yards. 

AUDIO: Aaron Rodgers on the GW drive :12

The game winner came when Rodgers found Randall Cobb for a tumbling catch in the end zone.

AUDIO: Aaron Rodgers on GW TD pass to Cobb :09

The Packers had their issues for much of the game, but Mike McCarthy said his team kept battling.

AUDIO: Mike McCarthy said his team didn’t give up :19

The Packers won their 5th straight game, improving to 7-3.  They trail the Chicago Bears by just 1/2 game going into tonight’s Bears vs. 49ers game.