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Green Bay Packers Post 30 to 20 Win Over St. Louis Rams

October 21st, 2012 at 3:32 PM
By Steve Kastorff

The Green Bay Packers rode the passing of quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a 30 to 20 victory over the St. Louis Rams Sunday afternoon. With the victory in St. Louis the Green Bay Packers move one game over the five hundred mark to 4-3 on the season.

Aaron Rodgers threw for three touchdowns and 343 yards on 30 of 37 passing and the Green Bay Packers rushed for 71 yards on 25 running plays verses the St. Louis Rams defense. Leading the Green Bay Packer offense behind Aaron Rodgers was Jordy Nelson with eight catchs for 122 yards and a touchdown. Catching two touchdowns in the second half was Randall Cobb for his first NFL game with multiple touchdown catches.

The St. Louis Rams could not get a touchdown until the second half and place two in the endzone one on a Steven Jackson six yard run and the other with 15 seconds left in the game. The Rams offense was able to rush for 108 yards on 23 running plays and Sam Bradford was 21 of 34 for 255 yards against the Green Bay Packer defense.

The second half scoring started with a Randall Cobb five yard touchdown catch giving the Packers a 17 to 6 lead in the third quarter. In the fourth quarter Mason Crosby kicked a 23 yard field goal to put the Packers ahead  20 to 6. The St. Louis Rams used a six yard run by Steven Jackson to cut the Packer lead to 20 to 13. Aaron Rodgers then lead the Green Bay Packer offense with a 39 yard scoring pass to Randell Cobb to stretch the lead back to 14 points at 27 to 13. Then after the Green Bay Packers defense stopped the Rams offense the Packers kicker put the ball through the uprights for a 30 to 13 lead. St. Louis drove down the field and on a three yard pass with 15 seconds left score the final touchdown of the game give us the final score of 30 to 20 in Green Bays' favor.

Tags: Football, Green Bay, Green Bay Packers, NFL

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