“Its Like Tom Brady Doesn’t…”: Amidst Playoff Concerns, Aaron Rodgers Once Turned Back the Clock Inside a Minute That Made NFL Fans Say ‘Yahoo’

Published 12/11/2022, 1:30 PM EST

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The Green Bay Packers recently won a game against the Chicago Bears. They desperately needed the win. The Packers’ offense made bold moves with Christian Watson, helping them to secure three touchdowns. And given the history Aaron Rodgers holds against the Bears, many fans expected him to own the losing team yet again. But Green Bay’s chances to advance in the playoffs are still slim. Therefore, NFL Twitter once cherished the time when Rodgers played like a beast.

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In the Cardinals Arizona-Green Bay Packers game, the former wide receiver Jeff Janis emerged as the star. With the help of the reigning MVP QB, the 31-year-old ended the matchup in the craziest fashion. Even though the Packers lost the game by 26-20, every football fan remembers the magical moment vividly.

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In the NFC Divisional Round, the Packers were fourth-and-20 stuck on their 4th-yard line. The score was 20-13 and only 55 seconds remained on the clock. It looked like the end for Aaron Rodgers and his team.

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However, the former Super Bowl-winning QB found Janis for a 60-yard reception. This helped the game to continue.

In the last seconds of regulation, an off-balanced Rodgers threw a speculative 41-yard “Hail Mary” ball into the packed end zone. Janis again made the grab to make the score 20-19, and the extra point sent the game into overtime. In the last seconds of regulation, an off-balanced Rodgers threw a speculative 41-yard ‘Hail Mary’ ball into the packed end zone. Janis again made the grab to make the score 20-19, and the extra point sent the game into overtime.

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Tom Brady is infamous for making exciting comebacks. He recently threw two touchdown passes when the Bucs faced the New Orleans Saints. Therefore, this fan commented:

This fan showed his disappointment and commented:

Many fans were of the opinion that the Packers should have gone for two after Rodgers’ throw. That could have saved the team from losing the game.

This user was also of the same opinion:

A user complimented the game-play and commented:

This user, along with praising A-Rod, gave their critical analysis of the game.

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This fan thought the throw was something Patrick Mahomes can easily achieve.

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For the rest of the season, fans will undoubtedly look to their favorite quarterback to deliver explosive plays similar to the one he produced against the Cardinals in 2016.

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Written by:

Neha Joshi

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Neha Joshi is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She is currently pursuing her postgraduate degree in English Literature from R.D National College, Mumbai and has also previously worked as a Graduate Intern at Jacobs.
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Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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