The Green Bay Packers fell behind by 18-points in the first half on Sunday, then rebounded to knock off the New York Jets 31-24 at Lambeau Field.
Things started slow for the Packers on both sides of the ball. Aaron Rodgers fumbled the first snap from center and the Jets recovered. Geno Smith eventually found the end zone from 1-yard out and the Jets led 7-0.
The Jets defense then went to work on the Packers and forced a punt. Geno Smith responded with a 29 yard touchdown pass to Eric Decker and New York jumped out to a 14-0 lead.
Mason Crosby broke the dry spell for the Packers, booting a shot 31-yard field goal and it was 14-3 Jets.
On the next Jets possession, Chris Ivory capped off a 17 play, 80 yard drive with a 4-yard touchdown run to make it 21-3 New York.
The Packers managed to get two more Mason Crosby field goals, from 20 yards and 55 yards to make it 21-9 Jets.
What happened next was the turning point in the football game. The Jets looked like they were headed for more first half points when Geno Smith was hit while throwing a pass for the end zone. The pass came up short and Tramon Williams picked it off at the three yard line. [Read more...]