"The key of the game was our defense", Rodgers said. The Packers travel to Atlanta to take on the Falcons, who narrowly defeated the Chicago Bears in their season opener.
After spending the first four seasons of his career with the Green Bay Packers, Lacy signed a one-year deal with Seattle in March.
Aaron Rodgers is the pivotal factor in the Packers' longstanding success as he has topped 4,000 passing yards six times and recorded his second season of 40 or more touchdown tosses previous year.
On the ensuing offense drive, which started at midfield, Seattle gained only eight yards and was forced to punt. On one first quarter play, outside linebacker Nick Perry bull rushed Seattle's left tackle Rees Odhiambo and laid him flat on his butt en-route to a 6-yard sack. Still, the Green Bay Packers' defense is solid as compared to the most of the rosters int he league to date.
TV: 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX. But the stadium won't be the only thing that's changed since January. Packers 24, Seahawks 20.
"He doesn't break", McCarthy said of the 2016 sixth-round pick out of Stanford. We all have a different mindset going into these ballgames.
Daniels also made the game's biggest play. Jones takes this one all the way to the end zone.
Led by Daniels, who was the most disruptive player on the field, the defense played faster and more physical than it did past year. "It's hard to imagine what more he can do or how much better he can play".
"He's probably the biggest person to talk to me before every game, every practice", Carson said. "Everybody has an opinion".
If you want some highlights, there absolutely were some. Wilson avoided four more sacks by using his scrambling ability to evade defenders and the Seahawks are fortunate he came out of the game without a major injury.
"If they try to sub, it's one word and we all line up and we know what to do", Nelson said.
Despite the first down, the ball got pushed back to near midfield on Bennett's personal foul penalty. Only, instead of the discussing how great both were playing, the main talk was about them running for their lives. But for now, there are positive vibes emanating from the defense.
"You've got to play good team football", Burnett said. Guys were communicating. Guys were encouraging each other.
Now, that would be a whole lot of fun.
The Hawks offense had a dismal performance, scoring 9 measly points against a defense that gave up over 24-points a game last season, according to Pro Football Reference.
Jimmy Graham began the final season of his $40 million contract on Sunday.
Until Sunday, that is. The Seahawks had a 3-0 lead at half-time, but were again unable to generate much offence in the second half as the offensive line struggled to create a push. Avril's illegal block? We've seen much worse go uncalled. "To have the ball right there in the red zone-Mike Daniels had a heck of a game". It was the kind of run Wilson couldn't make last season when his longest carry for the entire season was just 18 yards.