With 14 seconds left AJ Green lost sight of the ball, Rasul Douglas intercepted Kyler Murray in the end zone and the Packers left State Farm Stadium with a suffered victory by a score of 24-21 that puts an end to the last undefeated in the NFL.
Although the Cardinals scored first (Chase Edmonds 11-yard carry), the game was played at the pace Green Bay wanted – remember they traveled to Arizona without Davante Adams and Allen Lazard, marginalized by COVID.
At halftime the Packers had a precarious three-point lead The product of an 8:23 minute offensive series that Aaron Jones capped on the ground and a Róndale Moore fumble that Green Bay traded for a 21-yard field goal.
The Cardinals, needing to validate their home, started the third quarter on their left foot when Henry Black intercepted Kyler Murray. Aaron Rodgers, grateful for the generous present, put a difference of 10 units on the electronic with a two-yard spiral to veteran Randall Cobb in the end zone.
The meeting turned into an exchange of possessions that started with a two-yard run by James Conner, happened from the Cobb’s second touchdown reception in game and ended with orConner’s ground annotation.
After Arizona’s touchdown, the Packers had the perfect opportunity to end the game prematurely and after moving 74 yards, the offensive commanded by Rodgers (22 of 37, 184 yards, two TDs) got stuck and they were inches from the touchdown.
With just over three minutes left on the clock, Murray (22 of 33, 274 yards, two interceptions) methodically moved the ball for more than 90 yards until Green threw overboard the best offensive series of the match.