The New England Patriots started their prime time game against the visiting Green Bay Packers in perfect fashion. After receiving the opening kickoff and setting up shop at the Green Bay 41-yard line, the Patriots immediately started going no huddle — and it worked very well. With the Packers unable to substitute, the home team marched 59 yards in a little more than three minutes.
The series was capped by an eight-yard touchdown run by James White:
Sweetfeet to the house!— Pats Pulpit (@patspulpit) November 5, 2018
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The score is White’s ninth of the season — his third on the ground — and caps a perfectly executed opening drive. The Patriots used tempo well to march down the field, with quarterback Tom Brady spreading the football around well in the process. Overall, the 41-year old targeted three different players with passes, connecting with White three times and with Phillip Dorsett twice.
New England leads 7-0 with the Packers currently driving down the field.