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Recap: Everything Goes Wrong For Green Bay in 19-14 Loss to Kansas City

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Quite simply, this was a game in which everything that could go wrong actually DID go wrong.

Unfortunately for the Green Bay Packers, they ended up on the wrong side of Murphy's Law, scoring a grand total of 0 first half points and recording 5 first downs in the first half. The Kansas City Chiefs, by contrast, were moving up and down the field, but the Green Bay defense held the Chiefs to redzone field goals. Consequently, Green Bay trailed at the half 6-0, but thanks to drops and horribly-inconsistent play by the offensive line, the Packers were in a sinking condition almost from the getgo.

In the 3rd Quarter, Donald Driver scored on a 2-yard TD strike from Aaron Rodgers to give Green Bay a 7-6 lead. It would be the only time that the Packers led in the entire game, as on Kansas City the pass defense immediately allowed Kansas City to take the lead right back at 9-7 on a 46-yard Ryan Succop field goal.

In the 4th Quarter, Kansas City scored on another field goal, this time from 20 yards out, taking a 12-7 lead. Jckie Battle extended the gap to 19-7 with a 1-yard TD run, leaving the Packers in a 12-point hole with 4:53 remaining.

On Green Bay's final drive, Rodgers was immediately sacked by Tamba Hali, before finding Randall Cobb for a 16-yard connection and a first down. After an illegal shift backed the Packers up 5 yards, Hali again demolished the hopelessly-overmatched Marshall Newhouse and sacked Rodgers again, putting the Packers in a 2nd and 20 situation with 3:57 remaining in the game. Rodgers stepped up, however, and completed each of his next 4 pass attempts to drive the Packers into the redzone. On 3rd and 3 from the Kansas City 8, Rodgers scrambled out to the right, pump-faked twice, and ran into the endzone, cutting Kansas City's lead to 19-14 with 2:04 remaining.

Some silly stuff happened on the onside kick, which subsequently rolled out of bounds, and Kansas City ran out the remaining 2:03, knocking the Packers from the ranks of the undefeated and ending the longest win streak in franchise history.

Consider this your meltdown/vent/cooling off thread for the afternoon. There really aren't too many positives from today, and we can only hope that Derek Sherrod is able to return at some point next year.