Efficiency impressive as Packers tied game late in second quarter

11-play, 77-yard TD drive required only one third down, on the scoring play

WR Davante Adams

GREEN BAY – The Packers had already tied the game up once, and late in the second quarter they had to do it again.

They did, with an impressive 11-play, 77-yard touchdown drive that took six minutes off the clock and knotted up the score with just over a minute left in the first half.

The Packers never trailed again in their 31-30 victory over the Ravens in Baltimore, but that's not why this possession is the Chevy Drive of the Week. It's because Green Bay went the length of the field and didn't even face a third down until the final play of the drive.

It started with a 3-yard run by RB Aaron Jones, and then QB Aaron Rodgers found little-known TE Tyler Davis of the middle for 22 yards. Jones followed with a 7-yard run, and then Rodgers hit TE Marcedes Lewis for 10 yards and another first down.

Jones once again ran the ball on first down, for 9 yards this time, and then caught a swing pass for 3 yards to move the chains. After an 8-yard scramble by Rodgers, another swing pass to a running back – this one to AJ Dillon – gained 13 and made it first-and-goal on the 2.

An incomplete pass on first down ended Rodgers' streak of nine straight completions, and then Dillon was stuffed for a 1-yard loss, bringing up third-and-goal.

WR Davante Adams used an inside-out move to beat double coverage, and Rodgers' throw led him right to the pylon for the score, tying the game at 14.


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