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Seahawks deliver devastating loss to Packers in Seattle

By Nick Freimuth

 

Green Bay fell to (4-5-1) at CenturyLink Field after a 27-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Aaron Rodgers had a solid night completing 21/30 passes for 332 yards and two touchdowns. Russell Wilson was 21/31 passing for 225 yards and two touchdowns. Neither quarterback threw an interception. Green Bay allowed 173 rushing yards and gained only 48 yards on the ground.

 

It didn’t take long for the Packers to take the lead on Thursday Night Football in Seattle. A 1:07 first drive followed a Clay Matthews forced fumble on the Seahawks first play from scrimmage. Tramon Williams recovered for Green Bay on the 29 yard line and three plays later Aaron Jones found the end zone on an eight-yard touchdown run.

 

Following a Seattle field goal Aaron Rodgers connected with fourth string tight end Robert Tonyan on a 54-yard touchdown throw. Green Bay led 14-3 in the first quarter. The pace slowed in the second quarter for the Pack. Russell Wilson made up for an airmailed would-be touchdown in the first quarter by finding Doug Baldwin from six yards out to cap a 14-play drive spanning 77 yards and took 7:31 off the second quarter clock.

 

Seattle added another score at the end of the first half. The Seahawks first lead came with 3:22 left to play in quarter number two when Chris Carson walked into the endzone from one-yard out. It gave Seattle a 17-14 lead. Seattle’s lead would not last for long. Aaron Rodgers orchestrated a five play 75-yard drive leaving just :44 left on the second quarter clock and found Aaron Jones 24 yards out on a perfect pass. Green Bay took a 21-17 lead into the locker room.

 

 

The teams traded possessions throughout the third quarter before Green Bay relinquished their lead. Ed Dickson scored the game winning  15 -yard touchdown with 5:08 left to play in the game.

 

69,007 packed CenturyLink Field and a Packers fans were loud and proud throughout.

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