With 23 seconds to play and the ball on Pittsburgh's 1-yard line, Green Bay committed a false start penalty that pushed the team back to the Steelers' 6-yard line.
The game clock was halted with 20 seconds to play and referee Carl Cheffers announced there would be a 10-second runoff with the clock restarting at his command.
"I don't know what it was. We felt like we should have been able to get two plays off and I didn't. I called the snap count as fast as I could ... "
"We knew the clock was going to start and we were all up there ready to go, and then (Cheffers) told our center to take his hand off the ball," offensive guard Josh Sitton said. "(I) kind of got up and looked (around) and then he goes back and winds the clock and it's going.
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"Little frustrating, you know. I don't know the whole process, but I feel like one play shouldn't take 10 seconds. It's frustrating, but it's not the reason we lost."
Dietrich-Smith wasn't even sure he heard a whistle.
"I'm telling you man, I really don't know. I wasn't paying attention," he said. "I'm trying to get the ball snapped and get Matt some protection. I wasn't 100 percent paying attention to what the situation was, I just knew we had to score there."