Game Review: Packers Grab Much-Needed Victory : Packers Insider

Game Review: Packers Grab Much-Needed Victory

November 16, 2009 by  
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by Mike Spofford, Packers.com
posted 11/15/2009

In many respects the season was on the line for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

Having dropped two straight games to fall to .500, and facing NFC East-leading Dallas on a four-game winning streak, the Packers needed a win for a variety of reasons — to stymie a potential free-fall, to stay in the thick of the NFC Wild Card chase, and to prove they could beat a playoff contender, which they hadn’t done since Week 1.

LB Nick Barnett latches onto QB Tony Romo for one of two sacks the LB racked up Sunday

LB Nick Barnett latches onto QB Tony Romo for one of two sacks the LB racked up Sunday

Behind a stellar defensive performance and a dynamite, clock-eating touchdown drive in the second half, the Packers accomplished all of the above in an impressive 17-7 victory at Lambeau Field in front of 70,894 and a national television audience.

“It was an important time in our season to get back in this race,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. “I think a lot of people were thinking this was going to be the end of the road for us and going to be a turning point for the negative for us this season. But it was a big win for our team.”

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