Green Bay Packers WR Davante Adams catches a flawless strike from QB Aaron Rodgers during the first quarter of Sunday's matchup against the Cowboys. In that game, Rodgers' long completion to Jared Cook on third-and-20 in the final seconds set up Mason Crosby's winning field goal as time expired in a 34-31 win.
Aaron Jones became the first Green Bay running back with 100 yards in his first start as a rookie since Samkon Gado in 2005.
Ten months after breaking the Dallas Cowboys hearts in the playoffs with a last-second game-winning drive, Aaron Rodgers did it again on Sunday.
The Cowboys jumped out to a 21-6 lead thanks to three touchdown passes by second-year quarterback Dak Prescott. Elliott cranked out nearly a 100 yards in the fourth quarter alone, including a heady extension on a fourth-and-inches play on Dallas' final drive that initially appeared to be stuffed, if not for Ellliott's reaching past the 19-yard line.
They might have to build a statue of Aaron Rodgers outside of AT&T Stadium.
Dallas (2-3) has already matched its loss total from last season. But the defense was flagged for two holding penalties, the one accepted setting Green Bay up with a first down at the Cowboys' 26.
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The Rams embark on a hard road trip to the first place Jaguars, who play the same style of aggressive, thieving "D" Los Angeles struggled against at home Sunday. Could Prescott have gone down at the Packers 1-yard-line to take more time off the clock before scoring? Rodgers went his way on first down only to have the pass broken up.
On first down, Rodgers connected with Davante Adams along the left side line before getting out of bounds, moving the ball out to the 39 yard line.
"We had time", a nonchalant Rodgers said of driving his offense 75 yards down the field in just over a minute.
Cowboys now up 21-6 with seconds before halftime, and Aaron Jones filling in for injured Ty Montgomery, and he shows he's here to stay with a seven yard touchdown run. Packers take the lead 22-21. The one after? The game-winner. His laser to set up the game-winning field goal in last year's NFC Divisional playoff game is seared into the brain of every die-hard Cowboys fan. He also rushed for a TD to put the Cowboys ahead with a little over a minute left in the game. The next play was the incomplete pass to Adams in the end zone. He completed 19-of-29 passes for 221 yards with three touchdowns, including the game-winner with 11 seconds left.
"I came back and let him know, I said, "Throw it again, let's go back to it, '" Adams said".
Nelson praised Adams for his ability to mentally step back on the field after such a hard hit.