The Green Bay Packers offense, under new head coach Matt LaFleur is really starting to heat up with Aaron Rodgers driving the ship.
Rodgers threw for 429 yards and five touchdowns and he ran for another as the Packers rolled to a 42-24 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
Rodgers completed 25 of 31 passes to eight different receivers, who all finished with at least two catches. And he did it again, for the third week in a row, without his top target Davante Adams, who is sidelined with turf toe.
The turning point in the game came late in the first half when the Raiders were driving for a potential touchdown. It would have given Oakland a 17-14 lead. Instead, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, while reaching the ball towards the goal line, fumbled and the ball went into and out of the end zone. By rule, a touch back gave the ball to the Packers at the 20-yard line. [Read more…]