Mason Crosby #2 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates with teammates after kicking a field goal to beat the San Francisco 49ers 33-30 at Lambeau Field on October 15, 2018 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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Mason Crosby Kicks Game-Winner for Packers After 5 Misses Last Week

The longtime Green Bay kicker atoned for losing the game for his team in Week 5.

After struggling badly last week, Mason Crosby managed to kick away his issues last night.

A week after he basically lost a game for the Packers by missing four field goals and an extra point, Crosby nailed four field goals for Green Bay, including a 27-yard game-winner.

Crosby’s final kick gave the Pack a 33-30 victory over the visiting San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.

Crosby’s heroics were set up by a number of clutch throws from Aaron Rodgers, who helped guide the Packers into field goal range despite having no timeouts and very little time on the clock.

Though he didn’t win the game with a touchdown, the Packers quarterback ended his night with 425 passing yards and two scores, both to Davante Adams.

For last night at least, Rodgers was fine with Crosby being the hero.

“It’s very appropriate, what he went through last week, (for) the team to stick with him,” Rodgers said. “And then he responded.”

Read the full story at The Associated Press