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(AP) — Green Bay had the ball in field goal range, on the cusp of breaking a fourth-quarter tie, when Patriots lineman Lawrence Guy knocked the ball out of Aaron Jones‘ grasp .Instead of taking their first lead of the game, the Packers watched the Patriots march to back-to-back scores and put away a 31-17 victory on Sunday night.“It was obviously a big play in the game,” Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy said. “That was a turning point.”One week after fumbling away a late chance to defeat the then-unbeaten Los Angeles Rams, the Packers blew another fourth-quarter opportunity against the defending AFC champions, and Tom Brady — with some passing help from receiver Julian Edelman — led the Patriots to their sixth straight win.“Jonesy’s had a really nice year for us, so that one play obviously doesn’t lose the game,” quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. “But it’s plays like that — by all of us, myself included — that have just hindered us from finishing games out.”In just the second matchup ever between Brady, a three-time NFL MVP, and Rodgers, who has won the award twice, Green Bay (3-4-1) played the Patriots even for 45 minutes before Jones’ fumble stalled their best chance to take the lead.“It’s happening in the worst times,” said Rodgers, who completed 24 of 43 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns. “When we have to play our best in those crunch times, we haven’t been playing our best.”Brady completed four passes in a row before tossing it back to Edelman, who threw across the field to James White. The Patriots running back scampered for most of the 37 yards to the 2; he ran it in from the 1 for his second score of the game.The Packers failed to get a first down https://www.thepackersfanshop.com/Montra...ams-Jersey , then Brady hit Josh Gordon inside the 40; he shook off cornerback Tramon Williams before dashing into the end zone.Last week, the Rams kicked a field goal to take a 29-27 lead with 2:05 to play. But Packers kickoff returner Ty Montgomery brought the ball out of the end zone and fumbled, costing Rodgers a chance for a game-winning drive.Against New England, the Packers also settled for a field goal in the first quarter after a delay of game penalty at the 9.“We’re hurting ourselves with negative yardage plays and missed throws and turnovers at the wrong time,” Rodgers said. Despite the Packers’ 5-8-1 record, the team has seen several individual players post excellent seasons. On Tuesday, two of those players were named to the 2019 Pro Bowl, according to Michael Cohen of Packersnews.com.Wide receiver Davante Adams and quarterback Aaron Rodgers have earned trips to Orlando this January as part of the initial round of voting. This is the second appearance in the game for Adams, who was a Pro Bowler in 2017. Rodgers has now made seven Pro Bowls, going in 2009, 2011, 2012, and each year from 2014 through 2016.Adams is among the leaders in the NFL in receiving this season, ranking fourth in receptions (100) and receiving yards (1,315) and ranking second with 12 touchdown catches. He is on pace to set the Packers’ single-season record for receptions, currently held by Sterling Sharpe with 112 in 1993, and is on pace for just the second season of 1,500 receiving yards in team history.Despite a down year by his standards Jake Ryan Jersey , Rodgers still has some impressive numbers relative to the rest of the NFL. He has the lowest interception rate in the NFL at just 0.4%, and his 23:2 touchdown-to-interception ratio is at the top of the leaderboard. However, his passer rating of 97.2 is well off his career average and ranks just 14th overall in the NFL. The Packers also have three alternates on this year’s squad, and they may indeed make the team when all is said and done. Those players are left tackle David Bakhtiari, center Corey Linsley, and defensive tackle Kenny Clark.Bakhtiari has remained one of the NFL’s best left tackles in 2018 after earning second-team All-Pro honors a year ago. However, he was snubbed for a Pro Bowl nomination last season. Bakhtiari is an exemplary pass-blocker who has developed into a fine run-blocker over the length of his career, and his availability (missing just 11 snaps all season) is a critical factor.Linsley’s first Pro Bowl appearance will come in his first season under a new contract extension, which he signed just before the end of the 2017 season. A fifth-round pick from Ohio State in 2014, Linsley has started 68 games in his five years, and has missed just a single snap since returning from the PUP list in the eighth game of the 2016 season.Clark, a third-year player, has been a dominant force on the inside for the Packers’ defensive line all season despite personnel consistently changing around him due to injury. In 13 games, he has a career-high six sacks, giving him 10.5 sacks in his last 18 games dating back to 2017. Equally adept in anchoring against the run as he is providing an interior pass-rush, Clark is fully deserving of this honor and remains under contract for next season with a team option for 2020.

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