Green Bay, Wis. — five days ago, Christian Watson Had zero touchdown catches. After five quarters of football, he had four of them.
He followed up his three-touchdown game last Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys with another TD in the first quarter of the Green Bay Packers’ Thursday night game against the Tennessee Titans.
Watson also caught an 8th touchdown Aaron Rodgers In the third quarter.
James Lofton was the last Packers rookie receiver to catch at least four touchdowns in a season.
While this was new for the rookie second-round pick, it was old hat for Rodgers — all five of his last touchdown passes went to Watson.
Rodgers caught the Titans down the field at the 12 and floated the ball to Watson on the left side of the end zone for a contested catch over the cornerback. Christian Fulton.
It was Rodgers’ 17th career touchdown pass on free plays — defensive offsides or too many men on the field. Rodgers’ first touchdown of the season and first since last Christmas against the Cleveland Browns. No one else has had more than five touchdowns since 2008.
The Titans blocked the extra point and took a 7-6 lead into the second quarter.
Rookie. OF. The. week.@ChristianW2017 It’s back! 🙌 #TENvsGB | #GoPackGo
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