And it was scary.
Rodgers had his best game by far under the new Packers coach, throwing for yards and five touchdowns and running for another as Green Bay beat the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Rodgers completed 25 of 31 passes to eight different targets and finished with the first perfect passer rating of his career, leading LaFleur's offense to a season high in points.
Even with top target Davante Adams sidelined for the third straight game with turf toe, Rodgers threw for his most touchdowns in a game since Sept. There was a lot of balls thrown on time, and obviously the line played fantastic. The Packers have scored plus points in each of their last five games against the Raiders.
It was an offensive game.
We just had a couple turnovers and they finished some drives. The score capped an play, yard drive that took up - the Packers' longest drive of the season - and made it Carr put the Raiders in position to retake the lead with a yard completion down the middle to Waller, giving Oakland first and goal at the 3.
On second down, as Carr scrambled for the pylon, Blake Martinez forced a fumble and the ball went through the end zone for a touchback. I think he's trying to give a great effort, trying to lay out for the score,'' Gruden said of Carr on the play.
If he would have scored, we would have felt pretty good. But, unfortunately, after that play, the next time we got the ball we were down We were going in to make it Raiders.
That was a big play in the game. The Raiders had seven penalties for 87 yards in the first half.
They finished with eight penalties for 97 yards. Rodgers opened the second half with a yard completion to Marquez Valdes-Scantling. Four plays later, Rodgers crossed the goal line on a 3-yard run.
We have to get to the quarterback to help our guys out on the back end. Carr and Waller connected on a 7-yard score to cut the Green Bay lead to Jimmy Graham got into the action, scoring his third touchdown of the season on a 3-yard pass from Rodgers before the end of the third.
Kevin King picked off Carr in the end zone with to play.
That led to Rodgers' sixth score of the day, a yard pass to Marquez Valdes-Scantling, who finished with the two catches for yards. Valdes-Scantling was a game-time decision after suffering knee and ankle injuries on Monday night against the Lions.
Geronimo Allison, who was also listed as questionable, had four catches for 33 yards. Oakland fell to following a bye since Not a lot of people make it from Green Bay, so if there are some kids that push a little bit harder and follow their dreams a little bit more, then that is what it is all about.
Packers: At Kansas City next Sunday. Winning their third consecutive game will be difficult when the Raiders face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday 10 a.
You can watch the live stream of the game on cbssports. The Raiders are coming off their bye week, which had to be a pleasant one following their upset win over the Chicago Bears in London in Week 5. The Raiders sprinted off to a halftime lead and then displayed resiliency before running back Josh Jacobs scored the go-ahead touchdown with remaining in the game.
Controversial officiating aside, the Packers showed mental toughness in their win over the Detroit Lions in Week 6. Who: Oakland Raiders vs.
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