Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers got some serious revenge against the Seattle Seahawks with a decisive 27-17 win over the reigning NFC Champions on Sunday Night Football.
After losing in the regular season opener and the NFC Championship Game on a controversial onsides kick, the Packers finally got the Seahawks to come to Lambeau Field and took care of business, starting with a huge TD early in the first half from Aaron Rodgers to James Jones.
The Packers defense completely shut down “Beast Mode” RB Marshawn Lynch, holding the All-Pro back to just 2.7 yards/carry. But in the third quarter, QB Russell Wilson was able to take the lead on a pair of TD passes to Fred Jackson and Doug Baldwin.
In the fourth quarter, however, Aaron Rodgers showed the world why he was the NFL MVP last season, leading the Packers to two scoring drives to take a 27-17 lead, including this sensational TD pass to Richard Rodgers.
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The Packers running game was able to wear down the clock even without star RB Eddie Lacy as James Starks took over the game and ran the ball for 95 yards.
With the win, the Packers move to 2-0 on the season. For the Seahawks, they fall to 0-2 and now sit in last place in the NFC West.