The New Orleans Saints had a chance to win the game late in the fourth quarter when the Saints scored a field goal from 43 yards out with more than two minutes left to go in the game, however, a holding penalty removed the successful Garret Hartley -points. After a Packers offsides penalty, Hartley pulled a 48-yard attempt turning the ball over the Green Bay.
The game, as predicted, was a quarterback thriller featuring a showdown by two of the best quarterbacks in the game, Drew Brees and Aaron Rogers.
The win for the Packers brought their season to 2-2 while leaving the Saints last in their division.
The Packers led at halftime 21-14.
Rodgers threw for four touchdowns in the win.
1:38 in the 4th quarter
The penalty on the Saints would have made it inevitable, but that has to be the most amazing catch of James Jones' career.
It's as big a third down as the Packers will have in this game.
Convert the first down and the game is over. Get stopped and Drew Brees gets the ball back.
2:49 in the 4th quarter
The Packers got a gift when Garrett Hartley's 48-yard field goal missed wide left following a holding penalty called on the Saints.
Hartley's original field goal was good.
The Packers just have to run the clock out, but the Saints have a timeout and the 2:00 warning.
6:41 in the 4th quarter
After the ruling on the field was that Darren Sproles was down by contact on the kickoff return, the Packers couldn't challenge the call.
It goes back to Mike McCarthy's challenge that Jimmy Graham dropped the football.
The Packers have to be really frustrated with officiating calls not going their way.
7:00 in the 4th quarter
The Packers have made a fourth-quarter rally, but it's going to take yet another defensive stop to make sure they win.
10:36 in the 4th quarter
The Packers had a chance at a turnover when Tramon Williams and Morgan Burnett collided trying to snag an interception after a tipped ball.
They may have hurt themselves by both going after the football, but it's hard to communicate in a fraction of a second.
10:46 in the 4th quarter
After only the Packers' second punt of the game, the Saints will take over.
If the Packers want a chance at winning the ballgame, they've got to stop Drew Brees at some point.
The quicker the Packers stop the Saints, the better the field position they could have. Stopping them is going to be the hard part.
12:57 in the fourth quarter
As bad as the Packers have been since halftime, they're only down by six points.
They still have hope. But even if the Packers score, at some point, Drew Brees is going to get the ball back. Whether the Packers stop him might determine the outcome of the game.
Beginning of 4th quarter
After converting on 3rd-and-17, the Saints have converted eight of 12 third downs on the day.
Drew Brees is still on fire, capitalizing on every mistake the Packers make.
2:35 in the 3rd quarter
Following Patrick Robinson's interception of Aaron Rodgers, the Packers now have two turnovers in the third quarter alone.
It's going to be difficult for the Packers to overcome this turn of events. But perhaps not impossible. That's why they play the game, right?
2:52 in the 3rd quarter
Definitely not here to toot my own horn, but this prediction was made a halftime. Could it come true?
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