Aaron Rodgers made NFL historical past in the course of the second half of Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Packers. By advantage of his 1-yard landing go to Randall Cobb, the Packers quarterback tied Dan Marino for sixth all-time with 420 profession landing passes. The rating gave Inexperienced Bay a 27-10 third quarter lead.
The landing go was Rodgers’ second of the sport to Cobb, who had a multi-touchdown sport for the primary time since 2015. Rodgers additionally ran for a rating whereas serving to Inexperienced Bay time beyond regulation an early deficit. Sunday marked Rodgers’ first sport in opposition to the Steelers since his MVP efficiency in Inexperienced Bay’s 31-25 win over Pittsburgh in Tremendous Bowl XLV.
Rodgers was born months after Marino was drafted by the Dolphins within the first spherical of the 1983 draft. Marino’s fast launch and cannon proper arm produced greater than 61,000 passing yards and 420 landing passes throughout his 17-year profession. A five-time league passing champion, Marino is regarded by many as the best pure passer in league historical past. His 1984 marketing campaign is without doubt one of the most exceptional seasons in league historical past. The league’s MVP that season, Marino threw for then league information 5,084 yards and 48 touchdowns.
A 3-time league MVP, Rodgers is tenth all-time with over 52,000 profession passing yards. He is 16 wins behind Marino on the all-time wins listing for a beginning quarterback. Marino is seventh all-time with 155 profession wins.