GREEN BAY—Packers.com’s review of the top plays of the season returns with another series of “Signature Snaps.”
With each top five list, the accompanying video and poll will allow you, the fans, to review the plays and vote for your favorite. The top vote-getter in each category will then be included in our final “play of the year” segment.
The first installment of this year’s “Signature Snaps” series features the top five rushing plays of 2012, presented here in chronological order:
The Packers debuted Cobb in the backfield in the season opener against the 49ers, and his longest run of the season came the following week. Getting great blocks from
Having blown a 21-3 halftime lead, the Packers trailed the Colts 22-21 in the fourth quarter when Green broke off the longest run of the season for Green Bay. Out of a full-house backfield, Green made two tacklers miss and set up the go-ahead TD on the following play, a lead the Packers would once again squander. Green finished the regular season as the Packers’ leading rusher with 464 yards.
The Packers trailed the Vikings 14-13 late in the third quarter when Starks took a pitch around right end. New right tackle
The Packers quarterback actually turned in the longest TD run of the season for Green Bay, and it was also the longest of his career. Deftly escaping what looked like a sure sack, Rodgers scrambled to his right and found all kinds of open space as the Lions defenders stuck to their coverage assignments. The TD, coming early in the third quarter, gave the Packers their first lead in a game they trailed 14-0 at the start.
A sparkplug out of the backfield for the Packers late in the season, Harris got a great block from
Be sure to watch the video and vote for your favorite in the poll.