Rodgers Delivers in Crunch Time : Packers Insider

Rodgers Delivers in Crunch Time

September 14, 2009 by  
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BY ROB DEMOVSKY • rdemovsk@greenbaypressgazette.com • September 13, 2009

So now we know what an Aaron Rodgers’ game-winning drive looks like.

In his 17th game as an NFL starter, the Green Bay Packers’ quarterback finally pulled off some late-game heroics.

And wouldn’t you know it, it came during one of the worst offensive performances of his brief tenure at the helm of the offense.

But when it all mattered in Sunday night’s regular-season opener against the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field, Rodgers finally delivered that come-from-behind victory that he never quite could pull off during his first season as a starter.            

QB Aaron Rodgers celebrates is game-winning pinpoint bomb to Greg Jennings for a TD to beat the Bears

QB Aaron Rodgers celebrates is game-winning pinpoint bomb to Greg Jennings for a TD to beat the Bears

All the questions that were raised last season – when in seven games the Packers had the ball in the final five minutes either tied or trailing, and they couldn’t win any of them – were wiped out with one game-changing throw and catch – a 50-yard bomb to Greg Jennings with one minute, 11 seconds remaining that gave the Packers a 21-15 victory.

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