By Nick Freimuth
Trailing 21-7 at halftime, the Green Bay Packers rallied to beat the Bengals 27-24 in overtime. With :17 seconds left in regulation, Aaron Rodgers found Jordy Nelson in the front of the end zone to tie the game at 24-24.
In overtime, the Packers defense fired up Lambeau Field with a three and out. Then Rodgers worked his magic on a 71-yard pass play to Geronimo Allison to set up the game winning Mason Crosby field goal.
The win lifted Green Bay into a three way tie with the Lions and Vikings at (2-1) in the NFC North. It was the hottest game ever played at Lambeau Field. At kickoff the temperature was 89 degrees.
In Aaron Rodgers first career overtime victory, he finished 28/42 passing for 313 yards and three touchdowns. Geronimo Allison Hauled in six catches for 122 yards. Jordy Nelson had six catches for 52 yards including two touchdowns. Ty Montgomery only rushed for 35 yards but added eight receptions out of the backfield. Lance Kendricks also caught his first touchdown as a Green Bay Packers player in the first quarter.
Green Bay has a quick turnaround hosting the Chicago Bears on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:25 PM.