Originally written October 28, 2012 on Football Nation:
Coming into the game Jacksonville was a 15.5 point underdog but it came down to a 4th down Jacksonville failure that sealed the Green Bay 24-15 victory.With the score 21-15 and 2:59 on the clock Jacksonville faced 4th-and-4 at the Green Bay 44, after rookie Casey Hayward made a fantastic open field tackle on Justin Blackmon on the previous play forcing the 4th down. On a drive that started at their own 8-yard line. Blaine Gabbert looked for Blackmon crossing the middle of the field but Green Bay bumped him off his route and only Packers were in the area where the ball was thrown.Green Bay took over and added another field goal following a 38-yard Jacksonville pass interference call for the final 24-15 score.After playing almost the entire first half in Green Bay territory, Jacksonville crossed the 50 just twice in the second half and converted just one of seven second half third down tries.Down to their third string inside linebacker and missing six other starts, Green Bay struggled...
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