With three touchdowns in a playoff-clinching win over the Ravens on Sunday, Aaron Rodgers tied Brett Favre’s Packers franchise record of 442 profession landing passes. Rodgers is anticipated to interrupt it on Christmas towards the Browns, and Favre desires him to cherish each second.
In his Tuesday press conference, Rodgers mentioned that he and Favre exchanged textual content messages after he tied the Corridor of Fame quarterback’s record.
“The one factor I’ll say that he talked about, which is one factor I have been actually taking to coronary heart the final couple of years is he simply mentioned, ‘Take pleasure in it as a result of it goes by so quick and the following factor you already know it is over,'” Rodgers mentioned.
The reigning NFL MVP, who has led the Packers to an NFL-best 11–3 record, mentioned that he has “numerous gratitude for the time I acquired to spend watching [Favre]” and that the 2 be in contact “periodically.”
On Monday, Favre went on SiriusXM NFL Radio to reward Rodgers, saying he expects his successor to proceed to interrupt data.
“Aaron’s going to shatter each record on the market if he continues to play as a result of he’s higher now than he’s ever been,” Favre mentioned. “Actually makes that staff so a lot better. Whether or not he goes to a different staff or not, he’s gonna make whoever he performs with so a lot better. Only a prolific playmaker. Most likely one of the best playmaker that I believe we have ever seen.”
Rodgers has thrown for 3,487 yards, 30 touchdowns and 4 interceptions this season, his seventeenth within the NFL.
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