Was the Fail Mary a catch?

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Was the Fail Mary a catch?

On the final play of the game, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw a Hail Mary pass into the Packers end zone. Several Packers and Seahawks leaped to catch the ball. While in the air, Packers safety M. D. Jennings had two hands on the ball and Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate had one hand on the ball.

What week was the Fail Mary?

On September 24, 2012, the Green Bay Packers led the Seattle Seahawks 12-7 with eight seconds remaining in the contest.

Why did Green Bay not go for the touchdown?

Facing a 31-23 deficit with just over two minutes left in regulation, the Packers coach elected to go for a field goal rather than trying to tie the game up at 31 with a touchdown and 2-point conversion. Green Bay never got the ball back after a Mason Crosby chip shot, and the Buccaneers walked away with a 31-26 win.

How many times has Green Bay beat the Seahawks?

As of the 2020 NFL season, the Packers lead the overall series 14–9, including winning 3 out of 4 postseason games….Packers–Seahawks rivalry.

Meetings total 23
All-time series Packers lead 14-9

Did Green Bay cheat?

SUMMARY: The Green Bay Packers cheated so badly in the early part of the 20th century that they had their franchise revoked in 1921 and were forced to buy their way back into the league, which founder Curly Lambeau did, by paying the $50 league entry fee in 1922. AWARDS EARNED: Champs of the Cheat!

Why did NFL refs go on strike?

The union contended that the lockout would jeopardize the safety of the players and the integrity of the game, citing the fact that none of the replacement officials would come from the top college divisions and thus would not have enough experience to adjust to the speed of the NFL game or enforce the various players’ …

Why did Packers kick the field goal?

Reasonably, the decision to kick the field goal increased the chances the Packers could win the game in regulation. It also increased the chances they could lose the game outright without trying for the chance to tie with a touchdown and two-point conversion needed to keep the game going.

Why do the Packers kick the field goal?

It wasn’t a popular decision on social media. WTH was this decision by the @packers to go for a field goal? Packers coach Matt LaFleur took the ball out of quarterback Aaron Rodgers’ hands by electing to kick a 26-yard field goal to cut the deficit to five.

When was the last time the Seahawks beat the Packers at Lambeau Field?

But there is something even more troubling for Seattle. The Seahawks have not won a game at Lambeau Field since 1999, the first season under Mike Holmgren.

Did the Green Bay Packers play the Seattle Seahawks this year?

Arguably the two most consistent teams in the NFL over the past decade, the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks battle again in 2021. In the past decade, the Packers and Seahawks have met eight times, six times in the regular season and twice in the postseason.

What replaced refs?

The replacements, the men (and woman) who are stepping on the field while the regular officials are locked out, come from all over. Some of them are from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. But none of them come from Division I college teams, and some of them are high school refs.

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