Packers suffer first loss of season

Packers fall to Buccaneers 38-10
Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
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Tampa Bay, FL - The Green Bay Packers suffered their first loss of the season this afternoon against the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay, 38-10. The Packers lead 10-0 after one quarter but it was all Tampa Bay after that. The Buccaneers answered by scoring 38 consecutive points against the Packers.

Aaron Rodgers threw two interceptions in the first half including a 32-yard pick-six by Buccaneers cornerback Jamel Dean. This was Rodgers first game with 2+ interceptions in a game since 2017. Rodgers finished 16/35 for 160 Yards and no touchdowns while throwing the two interceptions.

The Packers offensive line also struggled to keep Rodgers protected this afternoon. Coming into today’s game, Aaron Rodgers had only been sacked three times. Today, he was sacked four times.

The Packers’ defense also had a tough afternoon as the Buccaneers put up 324 yards of offense. Tom Brady was 17-27 for 166 yards and two touchdowns, while running back Ronald Jones II had 113 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.

The Packers will travel to Houston to face the Texans next Sunday at Noon. Check out the Green & Gold Postgame Show with Bill Michaels and former Packers’ running back, Gary Ellerson, below!