Rodgers-Nelson hookup sets Packers’ TD mark

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson became the Green Bay Packers’ most prolific quarterback-receiver combination in team history with their 58th touchdown pass and catch, surpassing Brett Favre and Antonio Freeman.

Rodgers hit Nelson for a 21-yard catch-and-run to set the mark during the first quarter of Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings.

It didn’t take long for the duo to pad their record, however, as they hooked up for No. 59 on a 2-yard connection in the second quarter.

The NFL record is held by Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison, who hooked up for 112 career touchdowns.

“This is the best that I’ve ever been around; it’s not even close,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said earlier this season of the Rodgers-Nelson connection. “They’ve been together almost nine years. This

Article source: http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/18344215/aaron-rodgers-jordy-nelson-connection-sets-packers-record-58th-td

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