Packers defeat Rams to remain in playoffs competition
Packers defeat Rams to remain in playoffs competition; A.J. Dillon scored twice, and Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to Aaron Jones as the Green Bay Packers kept their playoff hopes alive with a 24-12 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to A.J. Dillon, who also ran for two scores, as the Green Bay Packers beat the Los Angeles Rams 24-12 and kept their playoff hopes alive on Monday night.
Aaron Rodgers and A.J. Dillon carried the Packers to a 24-12 victory over the Rams on Monday night and kept their playoff hopes alive.
Aaron Rodgers shook off the cold and a blizzard of turnovers to lead Green Bay past the Rams in Monday night’s snowstorm game. The Packers (10-4) snapped a two-game losing skid against Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams (4-10) for their second consecutive win on a snow-covered field. Rodgers was intercepted on consecutive possessions late in the third quarter, giving Los Angeles a chance to take control with its first-game lead. Instead, he led another go-ahead touchdown drive and added an insurance score from 10 yards out with 1:00 left to seal his 18th fourth-quarter comeback win. Rodgers finished 24 of 38 for 307 yards, and four touchdowns as Green Bay improved to 9-2 at home this season for a chance to earn a sixth straight playoff berth when it faces Detroit next week at Lambeau Field — if Seattle defeats Washington on Saturday night. Goff completed 21 of 31 passes for 255 yards without an interception — matching his best total of the season —
Give Aaron Rodgers a late-season home game in freezing conditions, and he’ll light up the scoreboard like it was Saturday. The Packers quarterback set an NFL record with his 15th career game of at least four touchdowns and no interceptions.
A pair of fourth-quarter field goals by Mason Crosby proved to be the difference as the Green Bay Packers edged past the Los Angeles Rams 13-10 to keep their playoff hopes alive.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was fined $1 million Monday for his part in a scandal surrounding the team’s use of deflated footballs in the NFL playoffs.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 269 yards, and the defense locked up third-quarter leads with sacks. But it took a big kick by veteran Mason Crosby for Green Bay to win its first game in St. Louis since 1959, rallying from a 6-3 deficit in the fourth quarter before earning a 22-16 victory over the Rams on Sunday.
The Packers defeated the Rams with a game-winning touchdown drive in the fourth quarter. The packers running back Ty Montgomery had 119 yards and a TD on 22 carries.
With damp conditions and overcast skies, the Packers faced a difficult situation in their attempt to keep their playoff hopes alive: Win in snowy Central California. And they did so with an offensive blueprint that fits perfectly into today’s NFL. With the help of linebackers Clay Matthews and Nick Perry, the Packers were able to take advantage of a depleted Rams defense that relied too much on its defensive backs to make plays against their decisive running game.
The Packers (3-3-1) are one game behind Chicago in the NFC North division. The Rams (4-4) lost their second straight game, giving up both on special teams and defense.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw for four touchdowns, and the Packers won an NFC championship game for the first time in 11 years, beating the Los Angeles Rams 24-midnight on Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Packers (9-5) will go into next week’s finale against Green Bay with a chance to clinch a playoff berth if they beat Tampa Bay and Dallas loses either of its remaining two games to Tennessee or Seattle.