4:15 PM ET, October 12, 2008
CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WA
SEATTLE -- Aaron Rodgers turned his sprained shoulder into a lesson for any Packers who may still be missing his predecessor. The first-year starter is showing grit and leadership that would make Brett Favre proud.Rodgers again ignored the shoulder injury and a crunching early hit on Sunday to run for a tying touchdown, then threw two scoring passes in the second half to perhaps save Green Bay's season in a 27-17 victory over the sinking Seattle Seahawks.
• Green Bay held Seattle to just 177 yards on offense, marking the second straight week the Seahawks' offense has been held under 200 yards.
• Aaron Rodgers posted his third straight multi-touchdown game and fourth overall this season, helping the Packers snap a three-game losing streak.
• The Packers have now won three of the last four regular-season meetings against the Seahawks.
-- ESPN research
Holmgren, a maestro of the passing game, called 18 runs on the first 24 plays. The last one was a 51-yard gain by Julius Jones to begin the second half that was nullified by Mike Wahle's holding penalty. ... Ryan Grant, who ran for a Packers playoff record 201 yards and three TDs while beating Seattle last January, gained 90 yards on a career-high 33 carries. ... Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he had no further information on S Aaron Rouse, who left the game in the third quarter with a head injury, or on DT Ryan Pickett, who left with an elbow injury.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.4||3.6|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-3||2-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|FG||2:28||Mason Crosby 29 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 11 plays, 43 yds, 5:50
|FG||13:10||Olindo Mare 50 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 10 plays, 35 yds, 4:20
|TD||8:22||John Carlson, 6 yd pass from Charlie Frye (Olindo Mare kick is good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 32 yds, 3:25
|TD||1:11||Aaron Rodgers, 1 yd run (Mason Crosby kick is good)|
Drive info: 13 plays, 66 yds, 7:09
|TD||6:04||Greg Jennings, 45 yd pass from Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby kick is good)|
Drive info: 3 plays, 49 yds, 1:28
|TD||11:28||John Kuhn, 1 yd pass from Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby kick is good)|
Drive info: 15 plays, 84 yds, 7:52
|FG||8:47||Mason Crosby 51 yd Field Goal|
Drive info: 4 plays, 0 yds, 1:45
|TD||3:17||Keary Colbert, 5 yd pass from Charlie Frye (Olindo Mare kick is good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 72 yds, 2:01