Green Bay Packers: Top 5 moments of the 2017 season

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Davante Adams
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Davante Adams /
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3. Packers hold off Seahawks in season opener

The Packers made it three wins over the Seahawks in three years when they took them down on the opening day of the season.

Aaron Rodgers threw for 311 yards, a touchdown and an interception, but this game proved to be one of the few standout performances by the defense.

Seattle struggled to move the ball on the ground all day long.

Eddie Lacy’s first game since leaving the Packers ironically came against them, but be managed just three yards on five carries. Russell Wilson finished as the team’s leading rusher with 40 yards on two attempts.

Wilson didn’t have any joy through the air, throwing for just 158 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions.

The Seahawks were held to just nine points, and Packers fans left the game with optimism that the defense had finally turned the corner. That proved not to be the case, but it was still a fine performance to kickstart the new season.

Mike Daniels had arguably the play of the game. Seattle led 3-0 in the third quarter. Daniels immediately pressured Wilson and forced a fumble, setting up a Ty Montgomery touchdown from the Seahawks’ 6-yard line. The momentum, and the game, swung in Green Bay’s favor.