The Packers are defeated by the Giants, 27-22.
The Packers played well in the first half but couldn't score offensively in the second half and let a lead slip away in a 27-22 loss to the Giants on Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
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The loss dropped the Packers to 3-2. The Giants are now 4-1.
Green Bay led 17-3 in the second quarter on two Aaron Rodgers touchdown passes to TE Marcedes Lewis and WR Allen Lazard, and the Packers led 20-10 at halftime when K Mason Crosby converted a 48-yard field goal on the final play of the first half.
However, the Giants used methodical scoring drives in the second half to score 17 unanswered points to take a 27-20 lead, and the Packers' final chance died inside the New York 10-yard line. With just over a minute left and facing third-and-2 from the 7, Rodgers had back-to-back passes batted away at the line of scrimmage to turn the ball over on downs.
The Giants ran as much time as they could before taking a safety out of punt formation, and the Packers couldn't get the Hail Mary off because Rodgers' arm was hit while attempting to heave it.
Rodgers finished 25-of-39 for 222 yards, two touchdowns, and a 96.3 passer rating. WR Randall Cobb had seven catches for 99 yards, and Lazard had four catches for 35 yards and a touchdown. RB Aaron Jones carried the ball 13 times for 63 yards, and RB AJ Dillon carried the ball six times for 34 yards.
QB Daniel Jones led the Giants with 21-of-27 passing for 217 yards, no touchdowns, no interceptions, and a 100.2 passer rating. He also possessed RB. Saquon Barkley finished with 13 carries for 70 yards and the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter. He also had three receptions for 36 yards. Darius Slayton led the Giants in receiving with six catches for 79 yards.
Here's a rundown of everything that happened:
After the first quarter, the Packers lead the Giants 10-3.
The Giants won the coin toss and chose to defer. Christian Watson, a rookie receiver, returned the opening kickoff for 18 yards.
Faced with a third-and-8, quarterback Aaron Rodgers bought time in the pocket before launching a 35-yard bomb down the middle to Randall Cobb.
Green Bay advanced into New York territory thanks to three 14-yard runs by AJ Dillon and Aaron Jones. Mason Crosby's 46-yard field goal with 11 minutes, 5 seconds remaining in the first quarter gave the Packers a 3-0 lead.
The Packers' defense forced a three-and-out after Kenny Clark tackled Saquon Barkley on first and second downs, and then assisted in putting pressure on Daniels Jones after his incomplete screen pass intended for Barkley.
For the Packers' second offensive series, Yosh Nijman took over at left tackle. Green Bay and New York both went three-and-out, with the Giants losing seven yards on their second possession due to a delay of game penalty and a two-yard screen to Barkley for a loss.
The offensive line gave Rodgers plenty of time on the next offensive series, allowing the reigning MVP to start the drive with a 22-yard pass to Romeo Doubs.
Green Bay got a first-and-goal at the New York 4 after tight end Robert Tonyan drew a 33-yard defensive pass interference call on Xavier McKinney.
With 3:19 left in the first quarter, Rodgers threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Allen Lazard, increasing the Packers' lead to 10-0.
Jones got the Giants' first first down with a 26-yard pass to Darius Slayton. Graham Gano's 48-yard field goal put New York on the board after a 12-yard pass to Marcus Johnson.
At halftime, the Packers lead the Giants 20-10.
The second quarter began with an 8-yard pass to Aaron Jones for a first down and a 12-yard pass to tight end Josiah Deguara.
Green Bay kept the chains moving with runs by Jones and Dillon, as well as a 5-yard jet motion pitch to Watson. After an 8-yard draw out of the shotgun by Jones, the Packers converted on third-and-5 at the New York 19.
Cobb gained nine yards to the Giants' 2 after Doubs' block on a receiver screen. Rodgers faked a handoff and found a wide-open Marcedes Lewis in the end zone for the 2-yard touchdown, extending Green Bay's lead to 17-3 with 7:25 left in the half.
Rudy Ford tackled Gary Brightwell at the Giants' 14 after he caught Mason Crosby's one-hop kickoff. After gaining only 14 yards on his first five carries, Barkley broke a 40-yard run before being brought down in the middle by Adrian Amos and Eric Stokes.
Preston Smith sacked Jones for four yards, but the Giants kept the game alive with a 15-yard pass to Richie Jones on third-and-3. On third-and-9, New York converted another third-and-long with a 9-yard pass to Slayton.
With 1:15 left in the first half, New York scored for the first time on a reversal to Daniel Bellinger, cutting the Packers' lead to 17-10.
With all three timeouts remaining, the Packers took over at their own 25. On the first down, Jones gained 11 yards. Green Bay called its first timeout following an eight-yard out to Cobb. Rodgers used the second timeout after converting the first down with a 6-yard pass to Tonyan.
Cobb gained 22 yards on a pass across the middle to the New York 29 with 43 seconds remaining. Green Bay led 20-10 at halftime thanks to Crosby's 48-yard field goal as time expired.
After three quarters, the Packers lead the Giants 20-13.
Rashan Gary had a sack to start the second half, but it was negated by a defensive holding call on Darnell Savage. On third-and-3, Slaton converted another third down for the Giants with a 13-yard catch to midfield.
Jones gained six yards on third-and-4 with his feet on the next third down. Preston Smith sacked Barkley on first down at the Green Bay 24, and Gary sacked Jones on a third-and-8 draw to set up Gano's 37-yard field goal.
To begin the next series, Rodgers launched a 17-yard playaction slant to Lazard. Dillon's 11-yard run and a defensive illegal contact call moved the Packers to midfield.
Matt LaFleur, the head coach, successfully challenged a Cobb catch that was initially ruled an incompletion. Cobb was determined to have caught the ball and dragged his toe for a 14-yard completion after further review.
The drive then came to a halt when Rodgers was sacked on third-and-8 by Dexter Lawrence. After a 33-yard punt by Pat O'Donnell, the Giants began their next series at their own 9-yard line. It was O'Donnell's 12th punt inside the 20-yard line in 19 attempts this season.
Watson also suffered a hamstring injury and is questionable to return.
On a first-down pass in the flat, De'Vondre Campbell sacked Barkley for a 1-yard loss. The third quarter ended with a first-down pass to Bellinger of 8 yards.
The Packers are defeated by the Giants, 27-22.
The Giants moved down to the Green Bay 14 after Daniel Jones' 16-yard pass to Johnson. Jones hit David Sills on a play action pass on third-and-3 from the Packers' 7.
With 10:08 remaining in regulation, Brightwell powered in for a 2-yard touchdown to tie the game at 20. The Packers went three-and-out after three consecutive incompletions.
Barkley returned to the game after briefly leaving with a shoulder injury and caught a 40-yard pass to the Green Bay 20. A 2-yard direct snap to Barkley out of a Wildcat formation gave the Giants a 27-20 lead.
Tonyan converted the first down with a 14-yard catch from the flat after Jones gained six yards on second down. Cobb caught his seventh pass of the game for nine yards, converting a first down and giving the veteran receiver his most receptions in a game since he had eight against Green Bay in 2020 while playing for Houston.
On third-and-2 from the New York 27, Rodgers sneaked in a 9-yard pass to Lazard over the coverage. Rodgers then connected with Tonyan at the two-minute warning for a first down at the New York 15.
Jones gained six yards on first down with a draw up the middle and another two yards on second. After two incompletions, the Packers turned the ball over on downs.
With 11 seconds left, the Giants kneeled three times before taking a safety in their own end zone. Amari Rodgers returned the free kick 18 yards to the Giants' 41, but it was called back on a false start and returned to the 36. On the final play, Rodgers was sacked.