Jeremy Lane ejected in first quarter

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A play that initially looked like it would give the Seahawks a lead over the Packers in the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Green Bay ended with Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane ejected from the contest.

Defensive tackle Nazair Jones intercepted an Aaron Rodgers pass and returned it all the way into the Packers end zone for what would have been a 64-yard touchdown. The score didn’t count, however, as the Seahawks were flagged for an iffy illegal block in the back by defensive end Cliff Avril during the return.

While that was going on, Lane and Packers wide receiver Davante Adams got tangled up and went down to the turf. The officials ejected Lane for throwing a punch, although replays of the altercation didn’t clearly show one after Adams took Lane down by the facemask.

The Seahawks went three and out after eventually getting the ball near midfield and the score remains 0-0 with under eight minutes to play in the first half.

67 responses to “Jeremy Lane ejected in first quarter

  1. Davante Adams threw the first punch and the replay clearly showed it. And the call against Avril that nullified the SEA touchdown was also wrong. Avril pushed on Rodgers shoulder with both hands and his right hand slid to his back.

    as usual the refs are totally in the bag for the Packers …

  2. Shortened commercials and relaxed celebration rules have been nice, but the same old same old as far as officiating.

  3. Adams starts grabbing Lane’s facemask and he gets nothing. The block in the back was wrong too. But that’s what you get when you play the packers.

  4. So the only real penalty on the play was a facemask penalty by Adams, but they take Jones TD off the board and eject the victim of the penalty.

    Welcome to Lambeau Field…🙄

  5. The NFL needs to investigate this because Lane never even raised his hand, much less “threw a punch.”

    It’s not like Crabtree’s penalty last year when he raised his hand to his face and the ref thought it might have been a throat slash, there wasn’t even a raising of the hand here.

  6. Packers always, ALWAYS get the refs on their side.

    And they didn’t flag Adams for a facemask either.

    Ridiculous. This league will do anything to get Rodgers another ring. How many times do we have to see a close up of his reactions after a pass? is that for joe buck to pleasure himself to?

  7. Keep the game clean refs let these two giants play…

    Can’t completely hose plays like that when it cost 300lb dlinemen a 65 yard td. The GB packers always play “pretend tough guy” when they play the hawks pushing shoving every play this blown call only encourages that garbage.

  8. With reviews coming from NY, expect even more of these calls to help the packers. The NFL owns stock in GBP. No conflict of interest there.

  9. This is one of those obvious narratives where the refs are watching one team for possible flags rather than both. It’s Rodgers vs the world today….with officials on his side.

  10. Give it a rest blowhard Hawks fans. U have some of the dirtiest players are notorious for getting calls your way.

  11. Calls like this one that are completely bogus are one reason why NFL viewership is down. That did it for me, I turned it off.

  12. Both of those calls scream conspiracy. When it comes to ejection of a player and/or nullifing a score, replay should be a must.

  13. LOL at these Hawk fans whining about the refs!!!! It’s like they don’t remember when they beat the Packers on the infamous Fail Mary!!!!

  14. Two phantom blocks and the back and an imaginary punch. I bet these refs see Richard Sherman and Russel Wilson throw imaginary punches before this ones over if that’s what it takes to gift wrap a Packer win.

  15. I am looking forward to the statement by Roger Goodell that it WAS a punch by Lane, it was a very real, serious punch with intent to injure. It was so powerful, it apparently couldn’t be captured by video. But the Ref used a 6th sense to detect it and call the penalty.

    The call on Avril for blocking in the back was also rather oddd–hit him in the shoulder, hands slipped and went to back, but Rogers didn’t even break stride …so…wasn’t even a good block.

    Has Cam been hit in the head 2-3 times already and had a penalty called on him for getting his head in way of the defender’s helmet?

  16. BTW, the block in the back and the personal foul were both correct. Rodgers was shoved from behind and Lane jumped on Adams, who was already on the ground. Suck it, SEA and MIN fans!!!

  17. @cheeseisfattening, you’re absolutely correct about Rodgers today; there is something going off.

    He’s dejected, not angry; gloomily resigned, not frustrated. Zero of his usual fire and passion.

  18. usdcoyotesfan says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm
    BTW, the block in the back and the personal foul were both correct. Rodgers was shoved from behind and Lane jumped on Adams, who was already on the ground.

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    More proof you know absolutely nothing about NFL football. Even Rodgers’ biggest apologist (Joe Buck) said that neither they (he and Aikman) nor Blandino and Pereira agreed with either of those penalties.

  19. The refs sure love them some Packers. I remember the Eagles defender who pinned Jim Taylor to the ground until the Packers didn’t have time to run another play, and didn’t get a personal foul. And the Jerry Rice fumble that inexplicably wasn’t. And the uncalled facemask by the Cardinals.

    Oh wait, those calls not only went against the Packers, but ended their season.

  20. usdcoyotesfan says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    BTW, the block in the back and the personal foul were both correct. Rodgers was shoved from behind and Lane jumped on Adams, who was already on the ground. Suck it, SEA and MIN fans!!!
    ……..
    What you meant say was suck it all NFL fans. Neither call was correct and gb was given a gift.when refs blow calls like these it’s bad for the whole league. I wouldn’t expect you to understand that though. You’re still dwelling on the bad call that gave the hawks a win over the pack years ago. Get over it Nancy.

  21. usdcoyotesfan says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:40 pm
    The refs sure love them some Packers. I remember the Eagles defender who pinned Jim Taylor to the ground until the Packers didn’t have time to run another play, and didn’t get a personal foul. And the Jerry Rice fumble that inexplicably wasn’t. And the uncalled facemask by the Cardinals.

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    You can remember a Jim Taylor play? A guy that retired in the 60’s? You’re that old and still troll PFT like a pre-teen? Anyways, It’s just as amazing to the rest of us that there have been 3 bad calls against the Packers in over 50 years.

  22. usdpuppydog

    Your inability to comprehend the game of football is only exceeded by your inability to see what actually happened.

  23. What a bunch of cry babies. Biased Aikman and Buck ALWAYS call against the Pack. The calls are what they are…good calls against teams who cheat the Pack. Pete Carroll is the worst. He cheated in college and he does the same in Seattle.

  24. hammerofcheddar says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:47 pm
    What a bunch of cry babies. Biased Aikman and Buck ALWAYS call against the Pack. The calls are what they are…good calls against teams who cheat the Pack. Pete Carroll is the worst. He cheated in college and he does the same in Seattle.

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    This must be USDs 2nd account. There’s no way there’s 2 people in this country, that are that clueless.

  25. CharvelSlinger says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    More proof you know absolutely nothing about NFL football. Even Rodgers’ biggest apologist (Joe Buck) said that neither they (he and Aikman) nor Blandino and Pereira agreed with either of those penalties.
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    That’s a ringing endorsement.

  26. CharvelSlinger says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:54 pm
    hammerofcheddar says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:47 pm
    What a bunch of cry babies. Biased Aikman and Buck ALWAYS call against the Pack. The calls are what they are…good calls against teams who cheat the Pack. Pete Carroll is the worst. He cheated in college and he does the same in Seattle.

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    This must be USDs 2nd account. There’s no way there’s 2 people in this country, that are that clueless.
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    Ha. Try living in wiscsonsin.

  27. mmack66 says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:56 pm
    CharvelSlinger says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    More proof you know absolutely nothing about NFL football. Even Rodgers’ biggest apologist (Joe Buck) said that neither they (he and Aikman) nor Blandino and Pereira agreed with either of those penalties.
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    That’s a ringing endorsement.

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    I know what you’re saying, but usually they all just agree blindly with whatever the refs on the field call, good or bad. For them to say they all disagree with the refs, really says something about how bad the calls truly were.

  28. usdcoyotesfan says:

    September 10, 2017 at 5:40 pm

    The refs sure love them some Packers. I remember the Eagles defender who pinned Jim Taylor to the ground until the Packers didn’t have time to run another play, and didn’t get a personal foul

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    Wow, that’s a really recent example of bias against the Packers. The Eagles defender, Chuck Bednarik, died two years ago at the age of 89 and served in WWII

  29. usdcoyotesfan says:
    September 10, 2017 at 5:40 pm
    The refs sure love them some Packers. I remember the Eagles defender who pinned Jim Taylor to the ground until the Packers didn’t have time to run another play, and didn’t get a personal foul. And the Jerry Rice fumble that inexplicably wasn’t. And the uncalled facemask by the Cardinals.

    Oh wait, those calls not only went against the Packers, but ended their season.

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    Who is Jim Taylor?

  30. I turned it off after that horrible call. It’s obvious the refs have decided that GB is going to win. No reason to waste my afternoon watching a staged event. I checked PFT to see if others agreed that the refs are helping GB – it appears unanimous

  31. This must be USDs 2nd account. There’s no way there’s 2 people in this country, that are that clueless.
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    Ha. Try living in wiscsonsin.
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    Says the guy who didn’t capitalize Wisconsin…

  32. What you meant say was suck it all NFL fans. Neither call was correct and gb was given a gift.when refs blow calls like these it’s bad for the whole league. I wouldn’t expect you to understand that though. You’re still dwelling on the bad call that gave the hawks a win over the pack years ago. Get over it Nancy.
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    So you complain about the Packers getting a call you don’t like and you say blown calls are bad for the whole league, then criticize me for dwelling on a call against the Packers. Typical Moronesota fan throwing a tantrum about one call that goes the Packers’ way then says calls against the Packers aren’t a big deal. Hahaha get a life, idiots.

  33. usdcoyotesfan says:
    September 10, 2017 at 6:37 pm
    This must be USDs 2nd account. There’s no way there’s 2 people in this country, that are that clueless.
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    Ha. Try living in wiscsonsin.
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    Says the guy who didn’t capitalize Wisconsin
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    Wow, he really showed you (sarcasm).

  34. patriotsticketssince1978 says:
    September 10, 2017 at 6:28 pm
    yikes.GB DB’s mug Graham in the endzone. no flag.
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    Maybe they would’ve thrown a flag if Graham hadn’t subsequently grabbed a defender’s head.

  35. patriotsticketssince1978 says:
    September 10, 2017 at 6:28 pm
    yikes.GB DB’s mug Graham in the endzone. no flag.

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    The Seapigeons got away with the same thing just not in the end zone early first quarter. Deal with it

  36. I ain’t even mad. The refs had more to do with the outcome than the plays. Hawks D has been tough as nails.

    Who knows how this game would’ve gone if called correctly.

    Close enough that both teams will remain nfc favorites but Seattle oline is really bad. Russell has a defender meet him in his drop back every play seems like.

  37. The guy who is can’t capitalize Wisconsin is bashing on the people there for being clueless. Hilarious.

  38. The Seapigeons got away with the same thing just not in the end zone early first quarter. Deal with it

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    What play…don’t be general. I will check it out on dvr. Come with specifics or you are just a mouth breathing homer. I don’t recall anything blatant like the Jimmy Graham in the end zone plqy.

  39. Also, by the way forgot their names nor do I care but a GB player shoved a Seahawks player later on in the game and a flag was called but of course GB wasn’t penalized for it.

  40. And I know a bit about football, wouldn’t say I know everything but I can see that the refs were completely bias with their calls. Hopefully, the Packers will get their just desserts away from home where they don’t have crooked refs on their side. And I’m sure these unfair calls happen against every team in the NFL, so I’m not saying Seattle is not guilty of this either but what goes around comes around. Just saying.

  41. Packers only team in NFL with referees on payroll…. I live in Wisconsin, HATE the Packers more than any other!!!!!!

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