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Video: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completes fourth two-score 4th quarter comeback

For those who don't think Aaron Rodgers is clutch enough, the quarterback with the all-time leading passer rating in NFL history proves again he's plenty clutch.

Aaron Rodgers produced his fourth comeback of a two-score margin in the 4th quarter for his career, and his third in his last 18 games, in the Packers' 23-22 win over the Detroit Lions to expand their lead in the NFC North.

Down 22-13, Rodgers threw a 35-yard strike to Allen Lazard to cut the Lions' advantage to 22-20 with 9:03 left.

Then, when the Packers got the ball back after a defensive stop, Rodgers and the Packers methodically marched on a 14 play-77 yard drive that took up the final 6:46 of the game. It ended with Mason Crosby's walk-off - rather, leap-off - field goal.

Rodgers only had one wide receiver on the roster whom the Packers drafted. He had three potential touchdown passes dropped.

He and the Packers - nine different players catching passes in the game - would not let mistakes and injuries stop them from raising their record to 5-1, with wins against each divisional opponent.

"He's an ultimate competitor. He's one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time for a reason," Coach Matt LaFleur said of Rodgers when talking on WTMJ with Larry McCarren after the game.

Rodgers' previous two-score 4th quarter comebacks:
1) December 3, 2015: 20-point comeback at Lions (Hail Mary game)

2) September 9, 2018: 20-point comeback vs. Bears (after breaking a leg bone)

3) December 23, 2018: 15-point comeback at Jets

To our knowledge, Rodgers is also the only quarterback in NFL history with two 20-point regular season comebacks in his career.


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