With a fresh set of downs, all it took was a Rodgers scramble and three completions to whichever receiver Mabin was covering before kicker Mason Crosby took the field for the game-winning attempt.
The Green Bay Packers understand the performance put together Monday night against the San Francisco 49ers isn't going to be good enough to survive what will likely be a season-defining stretch over the next month and a half. Rodgers completed 25 of 46 passes for 425 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions.
Local markets: In San Francisco, the game delivered a 5.9 rating on ESPN and an 11.0 rating on KGO-ABC, for a combined 16.9 rating in the market.
He finished with four catches for 126 yards.
Images of Colin Kaepernick were added to a San Francisco 49ers website photo collection Friday after the former quarterback who began the U.S. anthem kneeling protest movement had been snubbed by the National Football League club.
If there was any question before, it was now obvious how this game would end, although Rodgers needed a little help from the officials to make it happen. Sherman said there wasn't anything special about what the 49ers did in holding the Packers to six points from the second quarter through the two-minute warning in the fourth quarter.
Coach Kyle Shanahan was asked about bringing Kaepernick back after starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went down with a season-ending knee injury and said he still didn't fit the team's offense. Beathard handed the ball right back to Rodgers and the Packers.
"It wasn't really what we wanted". "Once again that's why it's frustrating because it's simple Day 1 football that we've got to figure out how to translate. Aaron will find him if he was covered and for him to not cover him is frustrating but we've got to find a way to get that done". September 24. "That's kind of what I said a year ago and it's kind of the same situation now".
Another game without a takeaway for the Niners dropped them to an NFL-worst minus-11 in turnover differential.
"It doesn't matter if you agree with the call". - Sherman on the illegal contact penalty. Either the Packers will figure it out during the bye and compete with a few of the NFL's elites in October and November, or they'll be fighting an uphill battle to even sniff the postseason in December. He made the kind of game-changing plays only a healthy Goodwin can make.