Packers Lead Eagles 7-0


The Eagles got off to a rough start against the Packers in their Wild Card round playoff game at Lincoln Financial Field. On the first play of the game, Michael Vick was sacked by Desmond Bishop on a blitz that was never seen or picked up.  Bishop delivered a crushing blow, dropping the Birds into second-and-19.  By the end of the quarter, Philadelphia trailed Green Bay 7-0 on an Aaron Rodgers touchdown pass to Tom Crabtree from seven yards out.

After the initial sack of Vick, the Eagles went three-and-out and punted it away.  The Packers were ruled to have touched the punt in a scramble at their own 41 yardline and the Eagles recovered.  Philadelphia moved the ball to the 42-yardline on a Vick scramble for 11 yards and a pair of LeSean McCoy runs for seven yards.  David Akers then missed a 42-yard field goal wide right, leaving the game scoreless.

The Packers were forced to punt on their first drive, but the Eagles returned the favor after picking up just 17 yards on their next drive, which started at their own nine-yardline.

Aaron Rodgers and company went to work, orchestrating a 10-play, 68-yard touchdown drive that culminated in a seven-yard pass to Tom Crabtree for the score.  James Starks was instrumental on the drive, running four times for 36 yards and catching two passes for nine yards.

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Tags: Aaron Rodgers Andy Reid DeSean Jackson Eagles Greg Jennings Jeremy Maclin LeSean McCoy Michael Vick Packers