GREEN BAY – The Packers’ defense snagged two more interceptions, and Green Bay extended its lead over the Seahawks to 28-3 after three quarters on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Seahawks looked like they’d be cutting into the lead right away in the third quarter, as RB Thomas Rawls carried three times for 27 yards and caught a 7-yard pass. But on second-and-10 from the Green Bay 20, QB Russell Wilson’s pass for WR Jermaine Kearse bounced off the back of Packers CB LaDarius Gunter and into the hands of CB Quinten Rollins in the end zone, and Green Bay thwarted the drive.
The Packers got one first down on a facemask penalty on Seattle, but went nowhere after that. A low punt gave the Seahawks the ball back on their own 33.
Green Bay intercepted Wilson for the third time in three drives on the next series. WR Doug Baldwin had a perfect pass near the sideline bounce off his hands, and it deflected right to Randall. He returned it to the Seattle 32-yard line. It was Wilson’s fourth interception of the game.
The Packers got into the red zone on passes of 4 and 8 yards to WR Davante Adams, and a 6-yard run by WR Ty Montgomery. On third-and-4, QB Aaron Rodgers hit TE Richard Rodgers for an 8-yard gain, and LB K.J. Wright was flagged for roughness on a high hit to the pass-catcher. On the next snap, Rodgers found WR Jordy Nelson for a 3-yard TD. K Mason Crosby’s PAT put the Packers up, 28-3, with 4:24 left in the third.
The TD pass from Rodgers to Nelson was the 57th for the duo, tying the franchise record held by QB Brett Favre and WR Antonio Freeman.
Green Bay’s defense recorded another three-and-out, with the help of a sack by DE Datone Jones, a delay-of-game penalty on the Seahawks, and a dropped pass by WR Tyler Lockett.