The Packers dug themselves a hole early, allowing a Giovani Bernard touchdown on the first drive of the game. On the ensuing kickoff, Jeremy Ross fumbled, and BenJarvis Green-Ellis took advantage by pounding the ball in for a two score advantage.
But the Packers grabbed the lead by forcing an astounding four turnovers in the 2nd quarter and scoring 30 straight points during the middle of the game. Capped off by Franklin's first touchdown in the NFL toward the end of the third quarter, the Packers led 30-14.
A struggling Aaron Rodgers couldn't put the game away. Rodgers threw two interceptions for the first time since Week 7 of the 2010 season, and finished with only one touchdown and 244 yards on 43 attempts. Green Bay tried to run the clock out with Franklin in the 4th quarter, leading to the rookie's costly fumble.
The Packers are now 1-2 on the season, and 0-2 on the road. They have a bye next week before hostiing the Detroit Lions on October 6th.