The Seattle Seahawks fumbled the football away on their very first play from scrimmage. The Packers recovered and jumped out to a 14-3 lead. Green Bay would lead 21-17 at halftime, then came the disappearing act.
The Packers managed just three points and three first downs in the second half and fell to the Seahawks 27-24 at CenturyLink Field. After a Mason Crosby field goal, the Packers punted five straight times and walked away with their 5th (0-5) road loss this season.
Aaron Rodgers threw short at the feet of Marquez Valdes-Scantling on third-and-2 near their own 30-yard-line. The Packers opted to punt the ball away more than four minutes to play and never got it back.
Aaron Rodgers completed 21 of 30 for 332 yards and two touchdowns, but both of the scoring strikes came in the first half.
Rodgers body language in the second half was that of a frustrated quarterback. He sulked throughout and the once high-powered Packers offense resigned itself to another meltdown. [Read more…]