The Seahawks down by 10 with 3:14 left in the game attempted an onside kick which was recovered by CB Jarrett Bush at the Seattle 43-yard line. Most data provided by 24-7 Baseball, creators of the ESPN Pro Football Encyclopedia. The Packers held their training camp sessions at Clarke Hinkle Field across the street from Lambeau Field.

[29], FOXSports.com's Jay Glazer reported on July 16, 2008, that the Packers filed tampering charges against the Minnesota Vikings with the league office, alleging improper communication between Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and Favre,[30] although one source suggested that Favre may have been in contact with Vikings head coach Brad Childress. Instead of punting like the Colts did, the Packers kept their offense on the field a managed to get the first down on a nice 7-yard rush by Ryan Grant. The Pack struck back and tied when Rodgers scored on a 10-yard TD run. RB Dominic Rhodes rushed the ball four consecutive times and capped the drive with a 3-yard rush for the touchdown. "Everything has to be right and I just didn't finish my end of the deal.". [21] On July 11, 2008, Favre sent a letter to the Packers asking for his unconditional release to allow him to play for another NFL team. With a little more than 14 minutes left in the 2nd quarter, the Packers took the 10–7 lead. On 2nd and 4 on the Packers 22-yard line Matt Ryan connected yet again with WR Roddy White for another touchdown pass extending their lead to 17–7. After a 1-yard run and an incomplete pass on 1st and second downs, Rodgers completed a 6-yard pass to TE Donald Lee on 3rd and 9 but was nullified when Colts CB Tim Jennings was flagged for defensive holding on WR Greg Jennings during the play resulting in a 5-yard penalty and a 1st down. You just go as hard as you can and see if you can get a hand up and hopefully you can get it.". The Packers would respond in the second quarter as QB Aaron Rodgers completed a 20-yard TD pass to TE Donald Lee, yet Houston answered by having kicker Kris Brown close out the half with a 30-yard field goal.

In the third quarter, Green Bay continued its assault as Rodgers completed a 5-yard TD pass to TE Donald Lee.

... Bears S Mike Brown injured his calf late in the second quarter and did not return. Forte carried the ball 23 times f… After losing three consecutive games, the Packers traveled to Seattle to face the 2007 NFC West Division Champion Seattle Seahawks.

All rights reserved. He was eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013. Charles Woodson who was covering a wide receiver up the sideline let his receiver go and stepped in front of the crossing TE John Carlson for his 4th interception of the season. The Seahawks touchdown gave the Seahawks the 10–3 lead. During the evening practice on July 29, the Packers got word that Brett Favre had submitted him papers for reinstatement. The Packers now held a 17–7 lead with 2:53 left in the half. On Monday, August 4, Brett Favre was officially added to the Packers active roster and it was announced that he would now compete against Aaron Rodgers for the Packers starting quarterback job. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. At his press conference, Favre openly wept about leaving the NFL. On 3rd and 1, Aaron Rodgers dropped back to pass and pump faked before delivering a perfect deep pass to WR Donald Driver in the end zone despite double coverage. After the Packers preseason game on August 11, it was apparent that second string rookie quarterback Brian Brohm was in danger of being passed on the depth chart by another rookie quarterback, Matt Flynn due to Brian's lack of success in the preseason contest. Game notes Easy enough to understand why the talking point gets recirculated, though, when you consider Green Bay has won all five of its games in the time slot this year, including four at Lambeau Field. After losing two consecutive games, the Packers returned home to face the Atlanta Falcons. Do you have a sports website?

Favre appeared on the cover of the Madden NFL 09 video game, released on August 13, 2008. Join our linker program. The first one came when QB Aaron Rodgers committed intentional grounding in his own endzone, while the second one came when Rodgers was sacked by Viking DE Jared Allen. The Bears began their 2008 season by recording an upset victory over the Indianapolis Colts at the newly opened Lucas Oil Stadium. After the first day McCarthy stated that he thought the evening practice was sloppy, as the morning practice was.

In the fourth quarter, Detroit clawed away at the Pack's lead with QB Jon Kitna completing a 38-yard TD pass to WR Calvin Johnson. [34], After the Packers entered into trade discussions with both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets, Favre was traded to the Jets on August 6, 2008 for a conditional draft pick.[35][36]. Grant then followed up the play with a 5-yard gain on 2nd down and a surprise hand off to FB John Kuhn on 3rd down and 1 for 3 yards secured another 1st down for the Packers at the Colts 18-yard line. It's coming down to this.

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The two clubs have won a combined 22 NFL championships (13 for Green Bay and 9 for Chicago), including five Super Bowl championships (four for Green Bay and one for Chicago) and have 65 members in the Pro Football Hall of Fame (Chicago with 34 and Green Bay with 31). The scrimmage finally started around 8:00 p.m. CST in front of 56,600 in attendance. It just means a lot and sometimes those type of environments can bring out the best of you.”, READ NEXT: Packers Rookie Denies Redskins Rusher’s ‘Cheap Shot’ Allegations, Packers-Bears Streak at Lambeau Field Will End in Week 15, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved.

He wasn't the only player to post a big play during the special teams work, with cornerback Will Blackmon recording a 56-yard return. The Packers (10-3) will host the Bears (7-6) outside of prime time in Green Bay for the first time since 2008 after playing eight consecutive night games in their annual showdown. On 3rd and 10 on Seattle's 20-yard line Aaron Rodgers completed a 9-yard pass to Jordy Nelson which was marked a-yard short of the 1st down marker. Are you a Stathead, too? "[38], Rookie cornerback Pat Lee led the team with four passes defensed, Cornerback Tramon Williams, who missed a good part of practice this week with a hip flexor injury, was back on the field and posted two pass breakups, both on third-down plays. Jones-Drew scored his second TD of the game on a 2-yard run to take the lead back for the Jaguars. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? The Packers started the game with the ball and scored first on a 25-yard Aaron Rodgers pass to Greg Jennings and took the early 7–0 lead into the 2nd quarter. CHICAGO -- Alex Brown reached up and saved the Chicago Bears' season. Ryan Grant continued rushing the ball better with a nice 7-yard gain on the next play to the Green Bay 41-yard line. [34] McCarthy sensed Favre was not in "the right mind-set" to resume playing for the Packers, while Favre felt that his relationship with Packer management had deteriorated to the point that a return to the team would be untenable.

Chicago won 20-17.

The Packers went 3 and out and the Buccaneers were forced to punt on their next drive. Throughout his career, Rodgers has completed 66.9 percent of his 472 passes against the Bears for 5,359 yards and 46 touchdowns to outdo his production against the Minnesota Vikings — the only other team Rodgers has faced as many times. On the first third down of the drive, Aaron Rodgers completed his first pass of the day to TE Donald Lee for an 11-yard gain. Brees started the scoring with a completed a 16-yard TD pass to TE Billy Miller. However, the Texans replied with Schaub completing an 11-yard touchdown pass and a 2-point conversion pass to wide receiver Andre Johnson. Rouse returned the ball 99 yards for the Packers second interception for a touchdown in the game and 5th of the season.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy has talked about the defense being the starting point and common thread that will run through the team in 2008, and on Sunday night, several members of the secondary made an impact. Green Bay trailed early in the first quarter as Texans QB Matt Schaub completed a 58-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Kevin Walter. Ryan Grant secured the victory with a 5-yard gain on 3rd and 4. Josh Sitton replaced right guard Jason Spitz in training camp due to Spitz being moved over to center in place of the injured Scott Wells. Staleys win 1921 APFA Championship.



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