Packers, Steelers tied, 7-7, following one quarter of play

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on December 22, 2013 – 4:00 pm

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GREEN BAY–The Packers and Steelers were tied, 7-7, following one quarter of play in Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field.

Pittsburgh’s defense forced a three-and-out in the Packers’ first possession of the game, but the Steelers were forced to punt following a short drive.

Green Bay’s second drive began at its 13-yard line and featured a 23-yard screen pass to James Starks. From the Steelers 42-yard line, Matt Flynn completed a pass to James Jones that went through Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor’s hands. Starks ran for 4 yards and a first down at the 30.

Eddie Lacy burst off left tackle for 14 yards to the Steelers 16; Taylor was injured attempting to tackle Lacy.

Lacy gained 8 yards on second-and-9 and John Kuhn converted a third-and-1 at the 5-yard line, first and goal.

Flynn capped the drive with a 5-yard touchdown pass to Jarrett Boykin with 4:02 to play in the first quarter.

Pittsburgh started at its 27 and moved quickly on a 22-yard run by Le’Veon Bell and a 36-yard pass from Ben Roethlisberger to Antonio Brown. Bell gained 2 to the 11, and then Bell powered for 7, leaving third-and-1. Bell converted with a run to the 1 and Roethlisberger threw to Emmanuel Sanders for a touchdown.


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