Sunday’s 28-22 overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks is clearly one of the worst playoff losses in Green Bay Packers history. It may not top the list, but it’s close.
The Packers dominated play for most of the game, but left the door open just enough for the Seahawks to pull off a 12-point comeback in the final two minutes to force overtime and eventually pull out the win.
While the Packers were busy crushing the spirits of the Seahawks, they were missing opportunities to put the Seahawks away. They settled for field goals instead of scoring touchdowns early on, yet still led 16-0 at halftime and 19-7 with just under four minutes to play.
Seattle fans were starting to slowly trickle towards the exits, only to miss a comeback of the ages.
Nothing went right for Russell Wilson until the fourth quarter. He had thrown four interceptions as the Seahawks offense was suffocating against the Packers defense. [Read more…]