1972-Week 1 Packers@Browns

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Week 1
Sunday, September 17, 1972

This is the NFL on CBS!! … … Well, it looks like Green Bay, with a record of 0-0-0 is all set to get this one underway … as they’re ready to kick off to the 0-0-0 Cleveland Browns … from their 40 yard line …

~ 1st Quarter ~

GB – 15:00 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Here’s Chester Marcol with the kick off … … a lot of leg behind this one … … … as it sails out of the back of the endzone for a touchback … the Browns will scrimmage from their 20 yard line.

CLE – 14:30 – ( 0 – 0 ) – 1st and 10 … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he lowers his shoulder as he drives into the line … and he’s pulled down … that’s a pickup of 4 yards … it’s 2nd and 6 from the Cleveland 24 yard line.

CLE – 14:15 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Bill Nelsen … throws to Robert “Bo” Scott … and it’s incomplete … … Bill Nelsen looked like he hit his throwing hand on a Green Bay helmet … we’ll have to keep an eye on that … … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 6 from their own 24.

CLE – 13:57 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 6 and Cleveland is 0 for 0 on third down … Bill Nelsen … throws to Frank Pitts … and it’s incomplete … … Bill Nelsen felt the Packers pressure coming from the outside … and just unloaded it … … the Browns now face a 4th and 6 from the Cleveland 24.

CLE – 13:57 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 13:42 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Jon Staggers … calls for the fair catch … and Green Bay will start 1st and 10 from their own 29 yard line.

GB – 13:12 – ( 0 – 0 ) – We’ve got … 13:42 left in the 1st Quarter … Scott Hunter is in Pistol Formation … he takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … running a sweep … right side … not much room down the sideline … tries to cut back inside … and is sent spinning to the turf … that’s a pickup of 4 yards … it’s 2nd and 6 from the Green Bay 33 yard line.

GB – 12:39 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Browns shuffling at the line … they’ve given up 4 yards on the ground so far … Green Bay is set up in the shotgun … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … delayed draw … BIG HOLE … hits the Browns secondary … and is finally reeled in … a big gain of 25 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 42.

GB – 12:09 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Green Bay in Pistol Formation with 29 yards on the ground so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … running to his left … nice block … bulldozing his way forward … and now he’s brought down … that’ll be a gain of 17 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 25.

GB – 11:39 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … the Packers with 46 yards rushing so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he bounces to the outside … reverses direction … leaps over a tackle and is spilled to the turf … … that’s a pickup of 4 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 6 from the Cleveland 21.

GB – 11:09 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … trying to get to the outside corner … now cuts it upfield … collides with a teammate and goes down … and is now touched down after a short gain of 4 yards … it’s now 3rd and 2 from the Cleveland 17.

GB – 10:39 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 2 … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … feeling his way through the middle … finds a seam … breaks a tackle … and he’s wrapped up after a decent pickup of 8 yards … it’s now 1st and goal from the Cleveland 9.

GB – 10:09 – ( 0 – 0 ) – The Packers break the huddle in the shotgun … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … he feigns right … now left … and brought to the turf … that’s a pickup of 6 yards … it’s now 2nd and goal from the Cleveland 3.

GB – 09:39 – ( 0 – 0 ) – Cleveland has five up on the line … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … he’s hit immediately … wrapped up and brought down … that’s a loss of -3 yards … it’s now 3rd and goal from the Cleveland 6.

GB – 09:24 – ( 0 – 0 ) – It’s 3rd and 6 and the Packers are 1 for 1 on third down … Scott Hunter fires it into a crowd … Leland Glass takes a hard hit and can’t hang on … you could feel that hit up here in the booth … … the Packers now face a 4th and goal to go from the Cleveland 6.

GB – 09:09 – ( 3 – 0 ) – From the 6 … the football will be spotted at the Cleveland 13 yard line and the Packers are looking at a 13 yard field goal attempt … … … and Chester Marcol’s field goal from 13 yards … … IS IN THERE … IT’S GOOD !! … and that will give the Packers the lead … it’s now 3-0 for Green Bay.

GB – 09:09 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Chester Marcol with the kick off … … … and the Browns will field it … at the Cleveland 29 …

CLE – 08:54 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Richard Jackson returns the kick off 9 yards … to the Cleveland 38 yard line.

CLE – 08:24 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Bill Nelsen sets up behind the center … takes the snap and gives to Robert “Bo” Scott … fierce battling on both sides … AND HE’S BASHED TO THE TURF … no gain … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 38 yard line.

CLE – 08:04 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Bill Nelsen … throws to Fair Hooker … and he’s wide open … and it’s incomplete … … will that overthrown pass come back to haunt them … … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 10 from their own 38.

CLE – 08:04 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Bill Nelsen’s pass for Fair Hooker … is PICKED OFF !!! … the Packers have the ball at the Green Bay 6 yard line …

GB – 07:46 – ( 3 – 0 ) – Jim Hill returns the interception 4 yards … to the Green Bay 10 yard line.

GB – 07:36 – ( 3 – 0 ) – The Packers are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Illegal Motion). It’s now 1st and 15 from the Green Bay 5 yard line.

GB – 07:06 – ( 3 – 0 ) – We’ve got … 07:36 left in the 1st Quarter … Scott Hunter is in Pistol Formation … he takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … running a sweep … right side … not much room down the sideline … tries to cut back inside … and is sent spinning to the turf … that’s a pickup of 5 yards … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Green Bay 10 yard line.

GB – 06:36 – ( 3 – 2 ) – John Brockington runs for a loss of 10 yards and fumbles the football in the endzone … there’s a mad scramble for the ball … John Brockington recovers the fumble but he’s SWARMED in the endzone … and gives up a safety!! The Browns will get 2 points and the Packers will have to kick the football from their own 20.

GB – 06:36 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Ron Widby is ready to punt following the Browns safety … and here’s the punt … …

CLE – 06:21 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Ken Brown fields it at the Cleveland 25 … and returns the punt 16 yards … to the Cleveland 41 yard line.

CLE – 05:51 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Cleveland is set in the shotgun … they have 4 yards on the ground so far … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … and he’s immediately met by the Packers welcoming committee … that will be a loss of -9 yards … it’s 2nd and 19 from the Cleveland 32 yard line.

CLE – 05:34 – ( 3 – 2 ) – It’s 2nd and 19 … there’s 05:51 left in the 1st Quarter … Bill Nelsen … over the middle to Milt Morin … and he’s sandwiched by two defenders and knocked down at the Cleveland 44 yard line … a pickup of 12 yards … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 44.

CLE – 05:19 – ( 3 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 7 and the Browns are 0 for 2 on third down … Bill Nelsen checks his offensive line … sends a man in motion … takes the snap and drops back … … rifles it to the right side to Frank Pitts … and neither Frank Pitts or the Packers defender can make the grab … it’s incomplete … … the Browns now face a 4th and 7 from the Cleveland 44.

CLE – 05:19 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 05:04 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Ken Ellis fields it at the Green Bay 30 … and returns the punt 8 yards … to the Green Bay 38 yard line.

GB – 04:34 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Cleveland has given up 0 yards in passing so far … Scott Hunter tosses it to the left … caught by Rich McGeorge … and he’s smothered at the Green Bay 45 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 7 yards … it’s 2nd and 3 from the Green Bay 45 yard line.

GB – 04:00 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in Shotgun Formation … they have 60 yards on the ground so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … he bobbles the football but hangs on … looking for a crack in the left side of the line … and he’s keeled over after a 1 yard gain … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 2 from their own 46.

GB – 03:30 – ( 3 – 2 ) – There’s 04:00 left in the 1st Quarter … the Packers are 1 for 2 on third down … Scott Hunter takes the snap … from Pistol Formation … he hands it to John Brockington … he runs to the left … and he won’t even make it back to the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -2 yards … the Packers now face a 4th and 4 from the Green Bay 44.

GB – 03:30 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

CLE – 03:15 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Bobby Majors … calls for the fair catch … and Cleveland will start 1st and 10 from their own 22 yard line.

CLE – 03:00 – ( 3 – 2 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Bill Nelsen checks the play-clock … now takes the snap … throws to Leroy Kelly … incomplete … … it went IN and OUT of his hands … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 22 yard line.

CLE – 03:00 – ( 3 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen’s pass for Chip Glass … tipped … … AND INTERCEPTED !!! … the Packers have the ball at the Cleveland 24 yard line …

GB – 02:42 – ( 9 – 2 ) – Ken Ellis returns the interception all the way … for a 24-yard touchdown.

GB – 02:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – … and Chester Marcol’s point after is good !!

GB – 02:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Chester Marcol with the kick off … … … he drives this one deep … … and Cleveland has it … about 9 yards into their endzone …

CLE – 02:27 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Ken Brown is snowed under in the endzone … no safety occurs as he never left the endzone … Cleveland will scrimmage from their 20.

CLE – 01:57 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Cleveland with a double tight end Formation … Bill Nelsen hands it to Leroy Kelly … trying to cut through the line … but the Packers keep the holes closed … no gain … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 20 yard line.

CLE – 01:17 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Cleveland comes out in Pistol Formation … 2nd and 10 … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he has a hole … avoids a hit … and now he’s brought to the turf … that’s a gain of 12 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 32.

CLE – 00:47 – ( 10 – 2 ) – The Packers are playing run … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Robert “Bo” Scott … he tries going outside … AND HE’S SMOKED BEHIND THE LINE … that’s a loss of -3 yards … it’s 2nd and 13 from the Cleveland 29 yard line.

CLE – 00:12 – ( 10 – 2 ) – The Browns break the huddle and come out in I Formation … Bill Nelsen hands it off to Leroy Kelly … he tries to leap over the center of the line … MET HEAD-ON AND DRIVEN BACK … THE PACKERS WERE UP TO THE CHALLENGE ON THAT PLAY … NO GAIN … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 13 from their own 29.

CLE – 00:00 – ( 10 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 13 and the Browns are 0 for 3 on third down … The Packers are showing blitz … Bill Nelsen with a screen to Fair Hooker at the Cleveland 32 … cuts inside … and is tackled at the Cleveland 38 yard line … a pickup of 9 yards … the Browns now face a 4th and 4 from the Cleveland 38.

~ 2nd Quarter ~

CLE – 15:00 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 14:45 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Jon Staggers … calls for the fair catch … and Green Bay will start 1st and 10 from their own 22 yard line.

GB – 14:15 – ( 10 – 2 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he’s met at the line … but shimmies his way forward … and now he’s hit and dropped … a pickup of 2 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 8 from the Green Bay 24 yard line.

GB – 13:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter takes the snap … hands it to John Brockington … he runs right … darts inside … and meets a freight train coming the other way … … he took a hard hit … but pops right back up … a gain of 5 yards on the play … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 29.

GB – 13:12 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter looks over the field … moves in behind the center … takes the snap … hands it off to MacArthur Lane … he’s smothered … no gain … Cleveland with easy access to the Packers backfield on that play … the Packers now face a 4th and 3 from the Green Bay 29.

GB – 13:12 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

CLE – 12:57 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Bobby Majors fields it at the Cleveland 30 … and returns the punt 0 yards … to the Cleveland 30 yard line.

CLE – 12:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … the Packers bring their defensive backs right up to the line … Bill Nelsen … takes the snap … and takes his drop … quick throw to Robert “Bo” Scott … and it’s incomplete … … Bill Nelsen’s throw was just a bit off-line … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 30 yard line.

CLE – 12:27 – ( 10 – 2 ) – The Packers are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Holding) … and an automatic 1st down comes with it. It’s now 1st and 10 for the Browns from their own 35 yard line.

CLE – 12:12 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen … has time … … throwing deep downfield … … … … … … … and … … just out of the reach of Fair Hooker … incomplete … as he couldn’t get to it … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 35 yard line.

CLE – 11:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – The Packers have given up 4 yards on the ground thus far … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he cuts to his right … and is tackled after a pickup of 5 yards … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 5 from their own 40.

CLE – 11:42 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen’s pass for Gloster Richardson … is INTERCEPTED !!! … the Packers have the football right at midfield …

GB – 11:22 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Jim Hill returns the interception 14 yards … to the Cleveland 36 yard line.

GB – 11:07 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Green Bay with double tight ends … Scott Hunter … drops back … … throws to Leland Glass … and it’s swatted away … incomplete … … it’s now 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 36.

GB – 10:48 – ( 10 – 2 ) – The Packers are set in Pistol Formation … Scott Hunter puts a man in motion … takes the snap … throws a dart to MacArthur Lane at the Cleveland 25 … and MacArthur Lane is tackled at the Cleveland 19 yard line … a pickup of 17 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 19.

GB – 10:18 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Green Bay with a double tight end Formation … Scott Hunter hands it to John Brockington … and he’s quickly wrestled to the ground … the Browns with relentless pressure … no gain … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 19.

GB – 09:38 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Green Bay is in the shotgun … Scott Hunter floats it downfield … Rich McGeorge glides under it and pulls it in … he’s cornered and pulled down at the Cleveland 10 yard line … a gain of 9 yards … it’s now 3rd and 1 from the Cleveland 10.

GB – 09:05 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in the shotgun … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … running straight ahead … gets a block … and now the Browns bring him down … a hard pickup of 9 yards … it’s now 1st and goal from the Cleveland 1.

GB – 08:35 – ( 10 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter moves in behind the center … takes the snap … hands it off to MacArthur Lane … he lowers his shoulder and is gang tackled … for no gain … Cleveland brought more than the Packers could block … it’s now 2nd and goal from the Cleveland 1.

GB – 08:20 – ( 16 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter takes the snap … gives it to MacArthur Lane … taking it wide left … cuts inside … AND HE JUST SQUEEZED INSIDE THE PYLON !!! … a 1-yard touchdown.

GB – 08:20 – ( 17 – 2 ) – … and Chester Marcol’s point after is good !!

GB – 08:20 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Here’s Chester Marcol with the kick off … … a lot of leg behind this one … … … as it sails out of the back of the endzone for a touchback … the Browns will scrimmage from their 20 yard line.

CLE – 07:50 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Packers shuffling at the line … they’ve given up 9 yards on the ground so far … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he punches his way forward … spins off a hit … and now pulled down … that’s a small gain of 3 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 7 from the Cleveland 23 yard line.

CLE – 07:20 – ( 17 – 2 ) – It’s 2nd and 7 … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he’s met at the line … but shimmies his way forward … and now he’s hit and dropped … a pickup of 2 yards on the play … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 5 from their own 25.

CLE – 07:05 – ( 17 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 5 and the Browns are 0 for 5 on third down … Bill Nelsen … has time … now the blocking breaks down … throwing deep downfield … … … … … … … and … … just out of the reach of Fair Hooker … incomplete … as he couldn’t get to it … … the Browns now face a 4th and 5 from the Cleveland 25.

CLE – 06:50 – ( 17 – 2 ) – The Packers are assessed a 5 yard penalty (Offside). It’s now 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 30 yard line.

CLE – 06:20 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen in the shotgun … takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … running to his right … and the Packers swarm to meet him … and he’s held to a gain of 2 yards … it’s 2nd and 8 from the Cleveland 32 yard line.

CLE – 06:05 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen … takes the snap … and steps back in the pocket … throwing short … … and Frank Pitts is well defended and can’t come up with it … it’s incomplete … … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 8 from their own 32.

CLE – 05:45 – ( 17 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and the Browns are 0 for 6 on third down … Bill Nelsen fakes the hand-off … rolling out to his right … … throws to Frank Pitts … and it’s incomplete … … the Browns now face a 4th and 8 from the Cleveland 32.

CLE – 05:45 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 05:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Jon Staggers fields it at the Green Bay 22 … and returns the punt 6 yards … to the Green Bay 28 yard line.

GB – 05:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – The Browns are assessed a 15 yard penalty (Unnecessary Roughness). It’s now 1st and 10 from the Green Bay 43 yard line.

GB – 05:00 – ( 17 – 2 ) – The Browns are playing the run … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … runs it up the middle … nothing there but Browns … and he’s brought down behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -7 yards … it’s 2nd and 17 from the Green Bay 36 yard line.

GB – 04:45 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter … throws to Dave Davis … and it’s incomplete … … good defensive play by the Browns defender to get his hand in there to swat it away … … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 17 from their own 36.

GB – 04:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 17 and Green Bay is 2 for 5 on third down … Scott Hunter … with a naked bootleg to the right … … stops and throws … Leland Glass with a Browns defender draped all over him … and it’s incomplete … … the Packers now face a 4th and 17 from the Green Bay 36.

GB – 04:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

CLE – 04:15 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Bobby Majors … calls for the fair catch … and Cleveland will start 1st and 10 from their own 23 yard line.

CLE – 04:15 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen’s pass for Frank Pitts … tipped … … AND INTERCEPTED !!! … the Packers have the ball at the Cleveland 48 yard line …

GB – 04:00 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Ken Ellis returns the interception 20 yards … to the Cleveland 28 yard line.

GB – 03:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter in the shotgun … takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … running to his right … and the Browns swarm to meet him … and he’s held to a gain of 4 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 6 from the Cleveland 24.

GB – 03:00 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … going off-tackle … and smacked to the turf just as he reaches the line … that’ll be a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 5 from the Cleveland 23.

GB – 02:45 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Green Bay 17 … Cleveland 2 here in the 2nd Quarter … Scott Hunter … takes the snap … and steps back in the pocket … throwing short … … and MacArthur Lane is well defended and can’t come up with it … it’s incomplete … … the Packers now face a 4th and 5 from the Cleveland 23.

GB – 02:30 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Chester Marcol’s field goal attempt from 30 yards … is BLOCKED!! … and the Packers recover the football … -6 yards behind the line of scrimmage … Bill Lueck recovers the football … and he returns it for -1 yard … … Green Bay recovered the ball, but they’re short of the first down … Green Bay turns it over on downs … and the Browns have the football at the Cleveland 30 yard line.

CLE – 02:00 – ( 17 – 2 ) – The Packers are playing run … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … he tries going outside … AND HE’S SMOKED BEHIND THE LINE … that’s a loss of -2 yards … it’s 2nd and 12 from the Cleveland 28 yard line.

02:00 – TWO MINUTE WARNING

CLE – 02:00 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Bill Nelsen’s pass for Gloster Richardson … tipped … … AND INTERCEPTED !!! … the Packers have the ball at the Cleveland 42 yard line …

GB – 01:45 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Jim Hill returns the interception 20 yards … to the Cleveland 22 yard line.

GB – 01:32 – ( 17 – 2 ) – There’s 01:45 left in the 2nd Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … runs right … slips … regains his balance … and now smacked to the turf … behind the line of scrimmage … that’s a loss of -7 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 17 from the Cleveland 29.

01:32 – TIME-OUT – The Green Bay Packers call their 1st Time-Out.

GB – 01:17 – ( 17 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter … throws to Carroll Dale … and it’s incomplete … … Carroll Dale and the Cleveland defender, battled for it … but neither could come up with it … … it’s now 3rd and 17 from the Cleveland 29.

GB – 01:04 – ( 17 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 17 and the Packers are 2 for 7 on third down … Scott Hunter … short toss to Leland Glass … and the Browns are all over him at the Cleveland 25 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 4 yards … the Packers now face a 4th and 13 from the Cleveland 25.

GB – 00:49 – ( 20 – 2 ) – From the 25 … the football will be spotted at the Cleveland 32 yard line and the Packers are looking at a 32 yard field goal attempt … … … and Chester Marcol’s field goal from 32 yards … … IS HAMMERED ON A LINE … … AND IT’S GOOD !! … and that will extend the Packers the lead … it’s now 20-2 for Green Bay.

GB – 00:49 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Chester Marcol with the kick off … … … and the Browns will field it … at the Cleveland 1 …

CLE – 00:49 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Ken Brown returns the kick-off 18 yards … and there’s a fumble at the Cleveland 19 yard line … … the ball rolls 0 zero yards … and goes out of bounds on the sideline … last controlled by Cleveland … … it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 19.

CLE – 00:19 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Cleveland is in the shotgun … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Robert “Bo” Scott … cuts to his left … straight arms a Packers defender and now he’s brought to the turf … for a pickup of 2 yards … it’s 2nd and 8 from the Cleveland 21 yard line.

CLE – 00:00 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 2nd and 8 … the Browns are in the shotgun … they have 16 yards rushing so far … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Robert “Bo” Scott … he carries it off-tackle … filtering his way through the line … hit and sent backwards into the turf … a gain of 2 yards … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 6 from their own 23.

Time has run out … that’s the end of the 1st Half … both teams head to their locker rooms … with the score … the Green Bay Packers 20 … and the Cleveland Browns 2.

~ 3rd Quarter ~

The Packers kicked off to begin the game … now the Browns will kick off to begin the second half …

CLE – 15:00 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Don Crockroft with the kick off … … this one will be taken about a yard into the Green Bay endzone …

GB – 14:45 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Jon Staggers returns the kick off 10 yards … to the Green Bay 9 yard line.

GB – 14:15 – ( 20 – 2 ) – There’s 14:45 left in the 3rd Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he falls in the backfield … gets to his feet … zig-zagging through the line … and pulled down … a good job of getting something out of nothing … a gain of 3 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 7 from the Green Bay 12 yard line.

GB – 13:45 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in Pistol Formation … they have 70 yards on the ground so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … running to his right … hurdles a tackle at the line of scrimmage … and now he’s spilled … a pickup of 14 yards on the play … it’s 1st and 10 from the Green Bay 26.

GB – 13:05 – ( 20 – 2 ) – There’s 13:45 left in the 3rd Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he darts through the line … brakes to avoid a hit … caught and pulled down … a gain of 7 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 3 from the Green Bay 33 yard line.

GB – 12:31 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Scott Hunter from the shotgun … takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … and he’s immediately met behind the line of scrimmage … and snowed under … that will be a loss of -2 yards … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 5 from their own 31.

GB – 11:59 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Green Bay is 2 for 8 on third down … Scott Hunter takes the snap … hands it to John Brockington … running to his right … finds a crease … sidesteps a hit … and now he’s tackled … a decent pickup of 12 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Green Bay 43.

GB – 11:29 – ( 20 – 2 ) – There’s 11:59 left in the 3rd Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to Bob Hudson … runs right … slips … regains his balance … and now smacked to the turf … behind the line of scrimmage … that’s a loss of -2 yards … it’s 2nd and 12 from the Green Bay 41 yard line.

GB – 10:59 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Green Bay breaks the huddle in the shotgun … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to Bob Hudson … moving his way to the right … lowers his shoulder and grinds his way forward … and the Browns haul him down … 1 yard gained on the play … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 11 from their own 42.

GB – 10:39 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 11 and Green Bay is 3 for 9 on third down … Scott Hunter … throws to Dave Davis … and it’s incomplete … … Dave Davis went right … and Scott Hunter’s throw went left … … the Packers now face a 4th and 11 from the Green Bay 42.

GB – 10:39 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

CLE – 10:19 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Bobby Majors fields it at the Cleveland 18 … and returns the punt 0 yards … to the Cleveland 18 yard line.

CLE – 09:39 – ( 20 – 2 ) – The Browns … slow in getting set … now they’re ready … Bill Nelsen in the shotgun … hands it off to Robert “Bo” Scott … chugging straight ahead … and he’s drilled … it’s amazing how quickly the Packers got into the Cleveland backfield … no gain on the play … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 18 yard line.

CLE – 09:09 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 2nd and 10 … Bill Nelsen takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … feeling his way through the middle … finds a seam … breaks a tackle … and he’s wrapped up after a decent pickup of 7 yards … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 25.

CLE – 08:36 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Leroy Kelly is the ball carrier … he runs for 1 yard and fumbles the football … Robert “Bo” Scott recovers the fumble … and he returns it for 4 yards … … it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 30.

CLE – 08:06 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Mike Phipps takes the snap … and gives it to Leroy Kelly … sweep to the right … gets to the corner … but can’t keep his balance … and is drilled out of bounds … a gain of just 2 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 8 from the Cleveland 32 yard line.

CLE – 07:51 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Cleveland is setup in the shotgun … Mike Phipps is hit as he throws … caught by Fair Hooker … but he’s swallowed up immediately … and is brought right where he made the catch … only a gain of 7 yards … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 1 from their own 39.

CLE – 07:21 – ( 20 – 2 ) – The Browns are 0 for 8 on third down … Mike Phipps takes the snap … hands it to Robert “Bo” Scott … trying to get to the outside corner … now cuts it upfield … collides with a teammate and goes down … and is now touched down after a short gain of 2 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 41.

CLE – 06:51 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Mike Phipps with a quick toss to the sideline … Frank Pitts has it at the Cleveland 42 … heading straight up the field … … … and sent flying at the Green Bay 47 yard line … a pickup of 12 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Green Bay 47.

CLE – 06:21 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Mike Phipps drops back to pass … can’t find any one open … and now he’s going to run … … he runs for 0 yards … he just made it back to the line of scrimmage … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Green Bay 47.

CLE – 06:01 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Cleveland sets up in the shotgun … Mike Phipps … throws to Chip Glass … and it’s incomplete … … Chip Glass got a hand on it … but couldn’t haul it in … … it’s now 3rd and 10 from the Green Bay 47.

CLE – 05:31 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 10 and the Browns are 1 for 9 on third down … Mike Phipps … rolling out to the right … goes the other way … pulled in by Fair Hooker … and he’s tackled at the Green Bay 40 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 7 yards … the Browns now face a 4th and 3 from the Green Bay 40.

CLE – 05:01 – ( 20 – 2 ) – The Browns are in Pistol Formation … Mike Phipps throws outside right … caught by Fair Hooker … and he’s snowed under at the Green Bay 34 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 6 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Green Bay 34.

CLE – 05:01 – ( 20 – 2 ) – The Browns are probably passing here … whoa !! … there’s a loose ball from an errant snap … … now John Demarie scoops it up … right at the 50 yard line … and he’s going to try and run with the football …

CLE – 04:24 – ( 20 – 2 ) – John Demarie evades a tackle … he runs for zero yards and fumbles the football … Leroy Kelly recovers the fumble … and he returns it for zero yards … … it’s 2nd and 26 from the 50 yard line.

CLE – 03:44 – ( 20 – 2 ) – Mike Phipps takes the snap … he will carry it himself … running to his right … driving forward … looking for an opening … and he’s stopped after a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 25 from the Green Bay 49.

CLE – 03:11 – ( 20 – 2 ) – It’s 3rd and 25 and the Browns are 1 for 10 on third down … Mike Phipps drills a short pass to Milt Morin at the Green Bay 38 … lots of space … still going … and tackled at the Green Bay 1 … a gain of 48 yards … it’s now 1st and goal from the Green Bay 1.

CLE – 02:56 – ( 20 – 8 ) – Mike Phipps takes the snap … gives it to Leroy Kelly … off-tackle … and smothered at the line … NO … THE OFFICIALS RULE HE BROKE THE PLANE OF THE GOAL LINE !!! … a 1-yard touchdown.

CLE – 02:56 – ( 20 – 9 ) – … and Don Crockroft’s point after is good !!

CLE – 02:56 – ( 20 – 9 ) – Don Crockroft with the kick off … … … and the Packers will field it … at the Green Bay 6 …

GB – 02:41 – ( 20 – 9 ) – Ike Thomas returns the kick off 28 yards … to the Green Bay 34 yard line.

GB – 02:41 – ( 20 – 9 ) – The Packers are assessed a 15 yard penalty (Unnecessary Roughness). That places the football back to the Green Bay 19 yard line.

GB – 02:11 – ( 20 – 9 ) – Green Bay is in the shotgun … they have 100 yards on the ground so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … running off-tackle … right side … past the line of scrimmage … AND HE’S DECKED … a gain of 3 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 7 from the Green Bay 22 yard line.

GB – 01:31 – ( 20 – 9 ) – Scott Hunter looks over his line … they’re set in Pistol Formation … he takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … on an end-run … turns the corner … streaking down the sideline … … still going … … pushed out of bounds … a BIG gain of 40 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 38.

GB – 01:01 – ( 20 – 9 ) – 1st and 10 … Scott Hunter from Pistol Formation … takes the snap … and gives it to Bob Hudson … chugging through the line … and brought down by the Browns … that’s a pickup of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the Cleveland 36.

GB – 00:21 – ( 20 – 9 ) – It’s 2nd and 8 … the Packers are in the shotgun … they have 145 yards rushing so far … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he carries it off-tackle … filtering his way through the line … hit and sent backwards into the turf … a gain of 3 yards … it’s now 3rd and 5 from the Cleveland 33.

GB – 00:00 – ( 20 – 9 ) – The Packers have run the ball 34 times and they’re running here … from Pistol Formation … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … protecting the football … driving ahead … driving … and now he’s tackled … a hard-fought pickup of 6 yards … and that will move the chains … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Cleveland 27.

~ 4th Quarter ~

GB – 14:30 – ( 20 – 9 ) – The Packers break the huddle in Pistol Formation … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to Bob Hudson … he hits the line … driven back … now he plows forward again … and the Browns bring him down … only 1 yard gained … that sets up a 2nd and 9 from the Cleveland 26.

GB – 14:00 – ( 20 – 9 ) – There’s 14:30 left in the 4th Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … he runs to the right side of the line … and his offensive line just isn’t up to the task … as the Browns come in waves … a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 8 from the Cleveland 25.

GB – 13:40 – ( 20 – 9 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and the Packers are 4 for 11 on third down … Scott Hunter looks up at the play-clock … takes the snap … and throws to Dave Davis … and it bounces a foot short … incomplete … … the Packers now face a 4th and 8 from the Cleveland 25.

GB – 13:22 – ( 23 – 9 ) – From the 25 … the football will be spotted at the Cleveland 32 yard line and the Packers are looking at a 32 yard field goal attempt … … … and here’s Chester Marcol’s field goal from 32 yards … … IT LOOKS GOOD … … AND IT IS !! … and that will extend the Packers the lead … it’s now 23-9 for Green Bay.

GB – 13:22 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Chester Marcol with the kick off … … the Browns will field it … about 3 yards into their endzone …

CLE – 13:07 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Ken Brown returns the kick off 21 yards … to the Cleveland 18 yard line.

CLE – 12:37 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps steps up in the pocket … AND HE’S BLINDSIDED BY SWEENY WILLIAMS … and that’s a loss of 9 yards … that is Green Bay’s 1st sack of the game … that sack by Sweeny Williams makes it … 2nd and 19 from the Cleveland 9 yard line.

CLE – 12:22 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 2nd and 19 … Mike Phipps is shifting his backfield … now they’re set … Mike Phipps takes the snap … high throw to Milt Morin … and it sails over his head … and it’s incomplete … … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 19 from their own 9.

CLE – 11:52 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps takes the snap … takes his drop … pressure from the outside … he ducks under a hit … and now he’s blindsided by Vernon Vanoy and dropped … and that’s a loss of 7 yards … that is Green Bay’s 2nd sack of the game … the Browns now face a 4th and 26 from the Cleveland 2.

CLE – 11:52 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 11:37 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Jon Staggers … calls for the fair catch … and Green Bay will start 1st and 10 from their own 47 yard line.

GB – 10:59 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … runs off-tacke … right side … through the line … weaving his way through the maze … … trying to fend off a tackle … but he’s chopped down … good open-field tackle … and a big gain 44 yards … it’s now 1st and goal from the Cleveland 9.

GB – 10:29 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Four wide outs … Scott Hunter … takes the snap and takes a two-step drop … now he gives it to John Brockington … bad exchange … but he holds onto it … hits the Cleveland line … and he’s brought down for no gain … it’s now 2nd and goal from the Cleveland 9.

CLE – 10:14 – ( 23 – 9 ) – MacArthur Lane is the ball carrier … he runs for 4 yards and fumbles the football … Thomas Darden recovers the fumble for Cleveland … and returns it zero yards to the 5 yard line.

CLE – 09:34 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 1st and 10 … Mike Phipps takes the snap … and gives it to Robert “Bo” Scott … he’s met at the line … but shimmies his way forward … and now he’s hit and dropped … a pickup of 3 yards on the play … it’s 2nd and 7 from the Cleveland 8 yard line.

CLE – 08:54 – ( 23 – 9 ) – We have 09:34 left in the 4th Quarter … Mike Phipps takes the snap … hands it to Robert “Bo” Scott … he runs left … darts inside … hit hard and brought down … … short of a 1st Down … a gain of 3 yards on the play … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 4 from their own 11.

CLE – 08:20 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps is in Pistol Formation … with a quick count … gives it to Leroy Kelly … he’s searching for a space in the line … but there’s nothing there … and he’s snowed under … the Packers plugged up all the holes … no gain … the Browns now face a 4th and 4 from the Cleveland 11.

CLE – 08:20 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 08:05 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Jon Staggers … calls for the fair catch … and Green Bay will start 1st and 10 from their own 42 yard line.

GB – 07:20 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Scott Hunter looks over his line … they’re set in Pistol Formation … he takes the snap … and gives it to Bob Hudson … he hits the line … and there are just too many Browns there … a 1 yard gain on the play … it’s 2nd and 9 from the Green Bay 43 yard line.

GB – 06:42 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Bob Hudson is the ball carrier … he runs for 0 yards and fumbles the football … John Brockington recovers the fumble … and he returns it for zero yards … … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 9 from their own 43.

GB – 06:27 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 3rd and 9 and Green Bay is 4 for 12 on third down … the Browns are showing blitz … Scott Hunter audibles … throws to Carroll Dale … and it’s incomplete … Cleveland giving Scott Hunter no time on that play … and his throw was off the mark … … the Packers now face a 4th and 9 from the Green Bay 43.

CLE – 06:12 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby sets up in punt formation … … and it’s BLOCKED!! … and the Browns recover the football … at the line of scrimmage … Walter Johnson recovers the football for Cleveland … and returns it zero yards to the 43 yard line.

CLE – 05:32 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps … looking for an open man … and Sweeny Williams just came out of nowhere and drilled him … and that’s a loss of 11 yards … that is Green Bay’s 3rd sack of the game … that sack by Sweeny Williams makes it … 2nd and 21 from the Cleveland 46 yard line.

CLE – 05:02 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Cleveland has put up 101 yards in the air thus far … Mike Phipps rolling out of the pocket … fires a laser to Frank Pitts … who slides and makes the catch … but is immediately downed at the Green Bay 44 yard line … a gain of 10 yards … it’s now 3rd and 11 from the Green Bay 44.

CLE – 04:42 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 3rd and 11 and Cleveland is 2 for 13 on third down … Mike Phipps … takes the snap and drops back … rifles it over the middle and … … it bounces four feet in front of Chip Glass … incomplete … … the Browns now face a 4th and 11 from the Green Bay 44.

CLE – 03:57 – ( 23 – 9 ) – We’ve got 04:42 left in the 4th Quarter … Mike Phipps with a quick toss to Fair Hooker … he makes the catch … and now he dives forward and stretches out the ball to the Green Bay 38 yard line … 6 yards on the play … they didn’t make it … Cleveland turns it over on downs … and the Packers have the football at the Green Bay 38 yard line.

GB – 03:12 – ( 23 – 9 ) – There’s 03:57 left in the 4th Quarter … Scott Hunter takes the snap … and gives it to John Brockington … delayed draw … … he bursts through the line … but he’s grabbed from behind and hauled down … that’ll be a pickup of 4 yards … it’s 2nd and 6 from the Green Bay 42 yard line.

GB – 02:27 – ( 23 – 9 ) – We’ve got … 03:12 left in the 4th Quarter … Scott Hunter from the shotgun … takes the snap … and gives it to MacArthur Lane … he takes it up the middle … hit immediately … stays on his feet … and is drilled again and knocked to the turf … that will be a loss of -2 yards … Green Bay is looking at 3rd and 8 from their own 40.

GB – 02:07 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 3rd and 8 and Green Bay is 4 for 13 on third down … Scott Hunter sends a man in motion … takes the snap … throws to Dave Davis … and it’s incomplete … … trying to force it between three defenders … … the Packers now face a 4th and 8 from the Green Bay 40.

GB – 02:07 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Green Bay is set in punt formation … … Ron Widby takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

CLE – 01:52 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Bobby Majors fields it at the Cleveland 18 … and returns the punt -1 yard … to the Cleveland 17 yard line.

01:52 – TWO MINUTE WARNING

CLE – 01:37 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps … throws to Gloster Richardson … and it’s incomplete … … too much mustard on Mike Phipps’s throw … as it bounced off Gloster Richardson’s chest … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 17 yard line.

CLE – 01:17 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Mike Phipps is in Pistol Formation … he throws to Frank Pitts … and it’s incomplete … … Cleveland is looking at 3rd and 10 from their own 17.

CLE – 00:57 – ( 23 – 9 ) – It’s 3rd and 10 and Cleveland is 2 for 14 on third down … Mike Phipps … drops back … … throws to Frank Pitts … and it’s swatted away … incomplete … … the Browns now face a 4th and 10 from the Cleveland 17.

CLE – 00:57 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Cleveland is set in punt formation … … Don Crockroft takes the snap … and gets the punt away … … …

GB – 00:42 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Jon Staggers fields it at the Green Bay 43 … and returns the punt 9 yards … to the Cleveland 48 yard line.

GB – 00:00 – ( 23 – 9 ) – Scott Hunter sets up behind center … 00:42 left in the 4th Quarter … Scott Hunter gives it to MacArthur Lane … going off-tackle … NOTHING THERE … and he’s stopped for no gain … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Cleveland 48.

Game Over – Final Score: Green Bay Packers 23 at Cleveland Browns 9