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Aaron Rodgers’ TD pass to Davante Adams gives Packers early lead over Dolphins

The Packers have an early 7-0 lead after cashing in on a turnover.

San Francisco 49ers v Green Bay Packers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

The Green Bay Packers got an early gift from the Miami Dolphins on Sunday afternoon. Two men named Aaron ensured that the team would make them pay for it.

After driving deep into Packers territory, the Dolphins coughed up the football. A shotgun snap sailed over Brock Osweiler’s head — which is six feet and eight inches off the ground — and Reggie Gilbert pounced on the ball, giving Green Bay its first turnover since the 49ers game. Aaron Rodgers and Aaron Jones made sure the Packers got seven points in eight plays.

Rodgers completed four of five passes for 36 yards, while Jones caught two of those balls for 27 yards. He also added a pair of runs for 27 more yards for 54 total on the drive, setting the Packers up at the seven-yard line.

Then it was Davante Adams’ turn. With Adams lined up on the outside of Marquez Valdes-Scantling, the two receivers ran double slants, and Rodgers found Adams in the back corner of the end zone for a diving touchdown reception:

The Packers lead 7-0 after that play midway through the first quarter.