This was a great home game at Lambeau Field on a cold but calm Sunday evening in Green Bay. Andy and Elliot were lucky enough to be able to get a ticket and see the game live!
Andy's Usher Story:
As a side note, there was an usher that told our entire section in the 3rd quarter that we had to sit back down when every play was over
Some old crotchety fans behind us were complaining non-stop...
I (Andy) have never experienced this at a Packer game at Lambeau...it was ridiculous.
Seattle came into this game pretty banged up and they got down early. The Packers went up by 3 scores going into halftime.
Brian Bulaga was a last-minute scratch due to the flu
He was like the 9th guy on the team that was on the injury report this past week because of the flu
Back-up swing tackle Jared Veldheer was called upon and played great
The Packers should have gotten the ball back immediately after their first touchdown early in the first quarter after they forced a Seahawks fumble, but the officials couldn't determine who had possession of the fumble after reviewing the play...whatever the hell that means.
Davante Adams had a fantastic game with two long touchdown catches.
He is an exquisite route runner - it's pretty special to watch him off the line of scrimmage.
Davante might be emerging as the 2nd coming of Jordy Nelson, in that he and Rodgers have developed all-world chemistry...at just the right time.
Jimmy "Ed West" Graham had the game of his life for the Packers. He had 4 catches, and 3 of them went for big 1st downs. Great to see him show up when it really mattered.
Aaron Rodgers had a QB sneak for a big first down late in the game - his first QB sneak in a long, long time.
Za'darius Smith had another great game, however, his partner Preston Smith might have had the defensive play of the game (or season) with his big third-down sack of Russell Wilson late in the 4th quarter.
J'aire Alexander had a GREAT 2 point conversion "sack" late in the 4th quarter as well.
The 2nd half saw Russell Wilson take over the game - he scored 3 straight TDs in the 2nd half by masterful play, escaping the rush and just making plays.
Jeremy's Packers v. San Francisco Game Plan:
Keep Adams away from Richard Sherman
Other backs are very beatable
Susceptible against the run
The Packers HAVE to run
...but go with what's hot!
Andy asked whether Rodgers should retire.
Andy: Packers will score less than 30 points. 24-21 Packers