House replaces Hayward in subpackages

Mike Woods
Post-Crescent Media
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Defensive back Casey Hayward, who played in the nickel and dime packages against Seattle, didn't line up in either against the Jets. He was replaced by Davon House, who played only on special teams against the Seahawks.

Green Bay Packers cornerback Davon House (31) breaks up a pass intended for New York Jets receiver Eric Decker (87) in the third quarter during Sunday's game at Lambeau Field.  Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette Media/@PGevansiegle

Hayward had three missed tackles in 36 defensive snaps against Seattle.

"We play everybody," said Packers coach Mike McCarthy. "We don't just play 11 guys. Davon House, great training camp, he's played well. We tried that rotation today and I thought Davon played very well."

House finished with two tackles and two passes defensed, including one when he batted the ball away from the Jets' Jeremy Kerley, stalling the drive and forcing a field goal, after the Packers had taken the lead in the third quarter.

"It felt good," House said. "Really, it was my first game of the year. Last week, I played special teams. It felt good to get out there and make some plays. I know what I can do, and I know I can help this defense. It was good to be able to get out there and help us.''

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