Packers lead 7-3 after one quarter

Could have had more, though


GREEN BAY – The Packers scored quickly but failed to add to their lead, taking a 7-3 advantage over the Seahawks into the second quarter on Sunday at Lambeau Field.

The Packers wasted no time getting on the board. On the third play from scrimmage, QB Aaron Rodgers went deep to WR Davante Adams, who got behind Seahawks CB Jeremy Lane and hauled in a 66-yard touchdown pass. The Packers were up, 7-0, just 90 seconds into the game.

The 66-yarder was the Packers' longest play from scrimmage this season, and the longest reception of Adams' career.

The Seahawks answered with a field goal, driving 64 yards 13 plays. Seattle converted third-and-shorts with a 13-yard run by RB Thomas Rawls (the longest play of the drive) and a 5-yard scramble by QB Russell Wilson. But on third-and-1 from the Green Bay 9, Rawls was stopped for a 1-yard loss by LBs Jayrone Elliott and Jake Ryan. Seattle settled for a 28-yard field goal by K Steven Haschka to make it 7-3 with 6:16 left in the quarter.

The Packers were looking to add to the lead but blew a scoring chance. Runs of 7 and 17 yards by WR Ty Montgomery and 10 yards by RB Christine Michael got the Packers into scoring range, but on third-and-2 from the Seattle 31, it appeared Michael went the wrong way in the backfield on a run call, and Rodgers had to take a 3-yard loss. K Mason Crosby then missed from 51 yards out, and the score remained 7-3.

The Packers' defense responded with a three-and-out. Wilson overthrew a wide-open TE Jimmy Graham on first down, and on third-and-7, his pass was complete to WR Doug Baldwin but was a yard short. CB Damarious Randall made the tackle, and the Seahawks punted.

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