The passer was ranked in the top 10 most productive passers in game history with a long connection to Davante Adams.
With a 50-yard pass to Davante adams, in third and 21 to advance during the third period of “Monday Night Football” between the Detroit Lions and Green bay packers, the quarterback Aaron Rodgers left behind the member of the Hall of Fame, John Elway, to snatch the last spot in the Top-10 of the all-time passing yards list in the NFL.
Rodgers entered the game with 51,378 passing yards, behind the 51,475 passing yards in the career of Elway, who played from 1983 to 1998 with the Denver Broncos.
The new total of Packers, who has played for the Packers since he was recruited in the first round of the Draft 2005 by Green bay, from California, leaves it only behind Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Brett Favre, Philip Rivers, Dan Marino, Ben Roethlisberger, Eli Manning, and Matt ryan on the history list, with only Brady, Roethlisberger and Ryan as active players.
Rodgers is in his 17th season with the Packers after a tumultuous offseason where it emerged that he had asked to be traded for the team, following a dispute with the board.
In Week 1 of the regular season, Rodgers had one of his worst performances as a professional, in front of the New Orleans Saints, as part of a 38-3 loss, but under the lights of the “Monday Night Football“In Week 2, the quarterback three times NFL Most Valuable Player, including last season, he found his rhythm again by offering a quite positive performance in front of Detroit.
Rodgers he was dispatched 22-of-27 for 255 yards with four touchdowns without interceptions. He finished the day with a career total of 51,633 passing yards, 4,598 yards from Ryan, who holds the ninth place.
The Packers defeated by 35 to 17 the Lions.