Packers’ lead over Bucs evaporates after Aaron Rodgers’ two INTs, including a pick-six

Packers' lead over Bucs evaporates after Aaron Rodgers' two INTs, including a pick-six

TAMPA, Fla. — The Green Bay Packers have finally committed a turnover this season, and it happened twice — on back-to-back possessions.

In the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, quarterback Aaron Rodgers attempted to hit Davante Adams on third-and-10, with second-year cornerback Jamel Dean jumping the route and returning it 32 yards for a touchdown to cut the Packers’ lead to 10-7. It was just Rodgers’ third pick-six in 6,215 career pass attempts.

Then, on the Packers’ very next possession, Rodgers tried to find Adams in traffic on the third-and-4, with cornerback Carlton Davis getting a hand on it and second-year safety Mike Edwards returning the pick down to the Packers’ 2-yard line.

Heading into Sunday’s game, the Packers were the first team in NFL history to score at least 150 points and commit no turnovers through the first four games of the season. Prior to those two plays, the Packers had been 3-of-4 on third down.

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