GREEN BAY – The Packers led the Eagles by 11 points in the fourth quarter, got the ball back with just over 10 minutes left, and wanted to kill some time.
Kill some time they did.
Green Bay drove 78 yards in 17 plays, consuming 8 minutes and 21 seconds on the clock, to produce a 32-yard field goal by kicker Mason Crosby.
The long march, which is the Chevy Drive of the Week, put the finishing touches on a 27-13 victory over the Eagles in Philadelphia.
The drive featured a key third-down conversion via penalty when the Eagles jumped offside, another conversion on a third-and-12 pass to Jordy Nelson for 22 yards, and a fourth-and-5 conversion with a 21-yard strike to Nelson.
By the time it was over, the Eagles had used all three of their timeouts and didn’t get the ball back until after the two-minute warning, trailing by two touchdowns.
The drive’s 17 plays tied for the most in a scoring drive by the Packers this season, and the time was the sixth-longest on the year. The Packers had a drive consume 9:14 back in Week 1 at Jacksonville, producing a field goal, and they since had four other scoring drives between 8:29 and 8:42.