GREEN BAY, Wis. — Five days ago, Christian Watson It had zero tactile potential. After five quarters of football, he had four.
He followed up his three-touchdown game against the Dallas Cowboys last Sunday with another TD in the first quarter of the Green Bay Packers’ Thursday night game against the Tennessee Titans.
Watson caught an 8-yard touchdown Aaron Rodgers In the third quarter.
The last Packers rookie receiver to catch at least four touchdowns in a season was James Lofton, who had six in 1978.
And while this was all new for the rookie second-round pick, it came on a play that was old hat for Rodgers — his past five touchdown passes have all gone to Watson.
With the Titans on the field with 12 men, Rodgers floated the ball to Watson in the left side of the end zone for a touchdown in the corner. Christian Fulton.
Rodgers’ 17th career pass save on free plays — out of defense or too many men on the field. It’s Rodgers’ first of the season and his first against the Cleveland Browns since last Christmas. No one has more than five such touchdowns since 2008.
The Titans blocked the extra point to take a 7-6 lead into the second quarter.
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