Aaron Rodgers Connects with Marquez Valdes-Scantling for 78-Yard Touchdown Pass

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November 16, 2020 1:25 am

The Green Bay Packers started the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars as favorites. However, the home team had a tough time in the first half with the Jaguars defense giving Aaron Rodgers and Co. some problems in the middle.

But, as usual, the 2-time NFL MVP found a way to break a determined Jaguars defense.

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Aaron Rodgers throws a banger to MVS against the Jaguars

The Packers were trailing by 3 points early on in the first half. Aaron Rodgers threw a splitting pass to talented wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling.

The 26-year-old then went on to run to the endzone to complete a touchdown and put the first points on the scoreboard for the home team.

The Florida-born athlete was smart enough to use the referee as a shield against the Jaguars defenders in order to make his way to the endzone.

Oct 5, 2020; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) runs for a gain against the Atlanta Falcons in the second quarter during their football game Monday, October 5, 2020, at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. Mandatory Credit: Dan Powers-USA TODAY NETWORK

At the end of the first half, Rodgers went 16 of 20, throwing for 200 yards, including 1 touchdown. The California-born quarterback also registered 1 rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

On 2 receptions, Marquez Valdes-Scantling registered 100 receiving yards with 1 receiving TD. The Packers ended the first 30 with a 7-point lead over the Jaguars.

Will they add another win to their 2020 NFL campaign, or is there a late plot twist awaiting us in the second half? Tune in to find out.

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Daniel Arambur

Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche. He has previously written for Sportscafe and Republic World. In addition to that, Daniel has completed his first level in Spanish linguistic training with Hispanic Horizons. With respect to the NFL, Daniel is a keen admirer of the old guard in Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers, while also closely following the career trajectory of the effervescent Tom Brady. The Mass Media graduate backs Patrick Mahomes to go on and make his mark as the ‘greatest to ever do it’ in the National Football League.

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