Back in 2005, or about 17 Brett Favre retirements ago, the Green Bay Packers trailed by 14 points to Baltimore in the first quarter. Amazingly, according to Fox's broadcast, they had not trailed by 14 points in the first quarter in any game until Sunday.
The Packers didn't just fall behind by 14 against Cincinnati, they did so in (embarrassing) style.
Ross, the Packers' kickoff returner, overran the kickoff and muffed it, leaving the ball on the ground inside the 5-yard line. The Bengals got to it, recovered at the 2, and on the next play BenJarvus Green-Ellis bulled into the end zone for a 2-yard touchdown.
With that Rodgers faced a situation he hadn't seen in his NFL career, working back from a 14-point deficit in the first quarter.
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