NFL Week 8: Packers vs Saints Highlights

by Michael Drahota | Posted on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 | 0

Packers vs Saints Highlights

The surging Green Bay Packers rolled into the Louisiana Superdome tonight (Sun., October 26, 2014) to take on the New Orleans Saints in a Sunday Night Football shootout.

The game promised to a high-scoring affair, and it wasted no time in getting started.

Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers found receiver Randall Cobb with a 70-yard score early (courtesy of Vine):

New Orleans fought back with a big pass play from Drew Brees to Kenny Stills, setting up a 4-yard touchdown run by rookie Brandin Cooks.

Green Bay didn’t take long to strike back, as Rodgers found running back Eddie Lacy for a 67-yard pass play to set up a field goal.

The Saints kicked a field goal of their own to tie the game at 10.

The teams then went back-and-forth with two field goals apiece to tie the game at 16-16 before Brees hit Cooks with a 50-yard score to put them up 23-16 (Vine):

The Saints soon made it 30-16 with a 22-yard score to Jimmy Graham (Vine):

Suffering from an injured hamstring, Rodgers threw an interception that set the Saints up yet again. They scored on a short pass to backup tight end Josh Hill (Vine):

Injured hamstring and all, Rodgers rushed for a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter (Vine):

But it wasn’t nearly enough, as the Saints poured it on with a sharp touchdown run by Mark Ingram (Vine):

The Saints won the big game 44-23 and will play the Carolina Panthers for first place in the NFC South this doing Thursday.

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Both an avid NFL fan and analyst, I’ve been following professional football since the late 1980s. I’m also an avid fantasy football player with several league victories under my belt. Check out my NFL articles on TSM for the latest NFL news, highlights, predictions, and more.

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