Credit Aaron Rodgers for being heads up. Tip of the hat to the referees for not blowing the whistle.
The Green Bay Packers faced a first and 10 from the Chicago Bears' 17-yard line, and Rodgers was pressured by Julius Peppers, who appeared to alter Rodgers' pass, which fell to the ground near Packers receiver Jarrett Boykin.
Boykin picked the ball up, and when the play had not been blown dead, Rodgers pointed to the end zone, where Boykin ran for an uncontested score while Bears defenders just stood and stared at the event.
The play was reviewed and was upheld as a score. And it was the correct call. The Bears were caught napping, and it cost them seven points in what has been a wild game so far.
And the referees handled it correctly: They let the play go when it appeared to be a sack fumble. Nicely handled by Clete Blakeman's crew.
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