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Packers' Top Plays of 2014: Honorable Mentions

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These five plays didn't quite make the cut, but were still worthy of discussion for the top ten plays of 2014.

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In cutting our countdown of the Top Plays of the Green Bay Packers' 2014 season off at the top ten, there were of course several deserving plays that didn't quite make the cut. We're through nine of the top ten so far, so before we reveal our choice for the #1 play, let's take a look back at five plays that narrowly missed the cut for number 10.

Rodgers-to-Rodgers I

Against the Patriots in Week 13, the Packers had trouble scoring touchdowns once they got inside the red zone. This play came on the Packers' third drive, and ensured that they wouldn't have to worry about that. A picture-perfect throw from Aaron Rodgers over the shoulder of rookie tight end Richard Rodgers, the score gave the Packers an early 13-0 lead in the first quarter.

Lacy Blows Up Blanton

The fact that this highlight didn't make it is a bit surprising to me, as it stands out as one of the most memorable highlights of the year. Still, it came in the late stages of a blowout and wasn't necessarily noteworthy for any reason other than the "wow" factor of Lacy's demolition of the Vikings safety.

Eddie Lacy bulldozes Robert Blanton

Lacy Bowls Over the Eagles

This play again is a one-man highlight that happened late in a blowout, but instead of blowing up one Viking, Lacy bowled over the entire Philadelphia defense on his way to the end zone.

Lacy Beast Mode

Rodgers' Ridiculous Scramble Leads to Cobb TD

While not in as high-leverage a situation as the fake spike that was #4 on our countdown, this play featured an impressive escape by the Packers' quarterback as he avoided the rush and somehow found his favorite red-zone target. This play gave the Packers a 17-10 lead in the game, which would eventually evaporate before the crucial late-game drive.

Quarless For the Win

Like the play above and the fake spike, this comes from the week 6 win in Miami. However, this was the winning score, as Aaron Rodgers saw Andrew Quarless matched up wide on a linebacker and knew exactly where he was going from the snap of the ball. A perfect back-shoulder throw clinched the comeback win for the Packers.

There you have it. Which of these five was the biggest snub? And did we miss any other plays in the countdown here that you would have put in your top ten?