After trading punts on the two teams’ first offensive series, the Green Bay Packers took an early lead on the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth quarter at the Coliseum on Sunday afternoon. Aaron Rodgers fount Davante Adams up the left sideline for a big 48-yard gain on third-and-five, setting up the Packers just outside the red zone.
Then Jimmy Graham struck. Rodgers lofted a pass to Graham up the seam, and the tight end hauled in a leaping catch at about the five-yard line. Graham then fought through a couple of defenders, nearly crossing the goal line. The play was originally ruled a touchdown on the field but was overturned after a video review to put the ball just outside the goal line. The play went for 21 yards and set up the Packers at the one.
Two plays later, Jamaal Williams punched in the football for a one-yard touchdown, giving the Packers a 7-0 lead. Here’s a look at the score:
Green Bay’s defense has gotten off to a blistering start as well, with third-down sacks leading to punts on both of the Rams’ first two offensive series.