The Green Bay Packers and Cincinnati Bengals each committed four turnovers on
Sunday, the final of which led to Terence Newman’s 58-yard fumble return for the game-winning touchdown. It gave the Bengals a 34-30 win over the Packers.
On 4th and 1, Mike McCarthy decided to go for it with 3:47 left to play and the result wasn’t a good one. McCarthy admitted to thinking about kicking the field goal but changed his mind and went for it. McCarthy was down to his final running back, rookie Johnathan Franklin, who tried to dive over the pile with an up the middle run, only to fumble on the way up. Newman eventually ended up with the ball and he did the rest.
The Bengals then finished things off when Michael Johnson batted down Aaron Rodgers’ fourth down pass at the Cincinnati 20-yard line with 1:21 left to play and they ran out the clock. [Read more…]