Falcons defy Rodgers’ touchdown record
The Super Bowl finalist confirms his good early form in the top game against the Green Bay Packers.Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers cracks a historic brand.
Leading position confirmed: In the new edition of the NFC Championship of the pre-season, the Atlanta Falcons won again against the Green Bay Packers.
The Falcons laid the foundation for their impressive 34-23 win in a furious first half.Three touchdowns, two of them by Runningback Devonta Freeman, gave the Super Bowl finalist a reassuring 24:7 lead early on.
Atlanta’s fourth touchdown after a fumble return from Desmond Trufant at the beginning of the third quarter was the decisive factor.
Also the 300.Touchdown pass in the career of Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the final quarter didn’t change anything at the end of the game.
No other quarterback had ever broken the 300 mark as fast as the 33-year-old superstar.Rodgers made the historic record with his 4742.Pass in the NFL – and thus needed 564 attempts less than Peyton Manning, who had held the record so far.