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Aaron Rodgers throws for 335 yards in first half

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The NFL’s single-game passing yardage record has stood for more than 60 years.

Aaron Rodgers needs 220 passing yards in the final two quarters to take it for his own.

Rodgers had a dominant first half against Washington, completing 26-of-31 passes for 335 yards with three touchdowns as Green Bay broke out to a 24-0 halftime lead.

The single-game passing record was set by Rams quarterback Norm Van Brocklin in 1951, who threw for 554 yards against the New York Yanks.

Wide receiver James Jones was Rodgers’ favorite target in the first half, hauling in nine receptions for 152 yards. About the only blemish on Jones’ remarkable first half was a fumble that became a touchback late in the second quarter.

The question now is how much more Green Bay will throw in a game that appears within its control. Nevertheless, Rodgers’ first-half performance was a memorable one — simply exceptional quarterbacking.

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53 Responses to “Aaron Rodgers throws for 335 yards in first half”
  1. teal379 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:40 PM

    84% completion rate.

    Over 143 on the PR

    Clinic son….

  2. logicalvoicesays says: Sep 15, 2013 2:41 PM

    What a vendetta the league crooks have against the Redskins. From unfairly taking our cap money, to allowing their flagship player/Quarterback in RGIII get hit late to trying to change our historic name. Why won’t Roger Goodell just publically announce his hatred for Dan Snyder? We can’t compete if the powers at be have already decided they don’t want the Redskins to compete in anyway. Don’t even play the games if you already have your predetermined favorite. I’m going to watch sports that aren’t predetemined like Baseball the rest of this day. #FixedLeagueisFixed

  3. bucrightoff says: Sep 15, 2013 2:41 PM

    Congratulations to the Rams and their fans on the top 10 pick next year.

    As to Aaron Rodgers, I said it before but if Joe Flacco is worth $20 million a season Rodgers deserves $100 million a season. He will challenge Peyton and Brady as the best QB of our time.

  4. thepvyharvin says: Sep 15, 2013 2:42 PM

    Rodgy is a great QB. Too bad he is such an unlikable,smug idiot….

  5. richiesaurus310 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:42 PM

    Even after getting away with dirty plays the redskins are still getting smashed. LOL
    #Overrated #lastyearwasafluke #welcometoreality #0-2

    @logicalvoicesays

  6. thepvyharvin says: Sep 15, 2013 2:43 PM

    RG D2, what a robot. Retire already…

  7. mf1849 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:43 PM

    logicalvoicesays says: Sep 10, 2013 9:31 AM

    Screencap these rankings for these next 2-3 weeks. It’s the last few times you will see the Redskins in the double digits in the RGIII Era. The rust was off in the 2nd half and as RGIII himself said, “We played a terrible 1st half and STILL almost won.” The Redskins are the most resilient group in football. We never say die. Playoffs and Superbowls to come. #GreenBayisinDeepTroublenextgame

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

  8. mvpolamalu says: Sep 15, 2013 2:44 PM

    @logicalvoicesays
    Are you a complete idiot or a bad troll? I honestly can’t tell.

  9. ponderthedumpoffking says: Sep 15, 2013 2:44 PM

    logicalvoicesays says:
    Sep 15, 2013 2:41 PM
    What a vendetta the league crooks have against the Redskins. From unfairly taking our cap money, to allowing their flagship player/Quarterback in RGIII get hit late to trying to change our historic name. Why won’t Roger Goodell just publically announce his hatred for Dan Snyder? We can’t compete if the powers at be have already decided they don’t want the Redskins to compete in anyway. Don’t even play the games if you already have your predetermined favorite. I’m going to watch sports that aren’t predetemined like Baseball the rest of this day. #FixedLeagueisFixed

    #Embarrassed

  10. gojags says: Sep 15, 2013 2:45 PM

    If Gabbert throws 335 in two games, it means Gabbert had one heck of a two game relatively speaking. For Rodgers, someday he is going to beat this record as well.

  11. jakec4 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:45 PM

    But RG3 is elite. The Subway commercial says so.

    Hopefully McCarthy elects to rub it in.

  12. mickmars says: Sep 15, 2013 2:45 PM

    Dallas had the same happen. Seems they’re doing OK…….#youreadouchenozzle

  13. warhammer420 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:48 PM

    Ugh. Skins look awful.

  14. kennyrogerschicken says: Sep 15, 2013 2:53 PM

    thepvyharvin says:
    Sep 15, 2013 2:42 PM
    Rodgy is a great QB. Too bad he is such an unlikable,smug idiot….

    ————

    Your envy of all things Rodgers is hilarious and sad.

  15. gibbyfan says: Sep 15, 2013 2:54 PM

    One of the great QBs of all time………..Just makes me cringe to think the Raiders passsed him over for someone not even projected to be take in the first two rounds. UGH !!

  16. sportymorty22 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:54 PM

    Holy guacamole!

  17. tinbender2000 says: Sep 15, 2013 2:55 PM

    logicalvoicesays says: Sep 15, 2013 2:41 PM

    What a vendetta the league crooks have against the Redskins. From unfairly taking our cap money, to allowing their flagship player/Quarterback in RGIII get hit late to trying to change our historic name. Why won’t Roger Goodell just publically announce his hatred for Dan Snyder? We can’t compete if the powers at be have already decided they don’t want the Redskins to compete in anyway. Don’t even play the games if you already have your predetermined favorite. I’m going to watch sports that aren’t predetemined like Baseball the rest of this day. #FixedLeagueisFixed
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Waaaaaaa Sniffle Sniffle Waaaaaaaa

    #suckinghisthumbtherestoftheday

  18. sarcasticfan says: Sep 15, 2013 2:55 PM

    Don’t worry the Redskins will come back.

  19. huskerguy says: Sep 15, 2013 2:56 PM

    Logic says: HTTP! Hail To The Packers!!!

  20. floriousestherword says: Sep 15, 2013 2:58 PM

    The Washington football club’s back-up kicker is a accurate as their quarterback. Can you blame people for being offended by that name? Would you want your heritage associated with this team?

  21. nananatman says: Sep 15, 2013 2:58 PM

    Hahaha hello basement dwelling Redskins and welcome home:)

  22. vincelombardisghost says: Sep 15, 2013 2:58 PM

    @logicalvoicesays….ummm, you’re not serious are you? Your post is absurd. Nothing but a litany of excuses for your team’s poor play.

  23. The Shoeman says: Sep 15, 2013 2:58 PM

    @logicalvoicesays

    We can’t compete . . . Uh, you can stop there !

    Man, You guys sure a building a great team . . for the Rams.

  24. scaredhitless says: Sep 15, 2013 2:59 PM

    Jon Gruden era is coming….

  25. jimmysee says: Sep 15, 2013 3:00 PM

    He’s just a system quarterback.

    (Heard that before .. Over and over)

  26. packersarethebest says: Sep 15, 2013 3:02 PM

    Simply the best! No ifs ands or buts!

  27. ponderthedumpoffking says: Sep 15, 2013 3:03 PM

    thepvyharvin says:
    Sep 15, 2013 2:42 PM
    Rodgy is a great QB. Too bad he is such an unlikable,smug idiot….

    Is that how you feel about the guy who just said “100 yard games are easy”?

  28. raiderapologist says: Sep 15, 2013 3:05 PM

    Don’t feel too bad, logicalvoice. Jeff Fisher thinks your boys look pretty damn good.

  29. packersarethebest says: Sep 15, 2013 3:06 PM

    After watching Manziel yesterday and RGIII today, I bet Skip Bayless is having a coronary!

  30. murlikoushik says: Sep 15, 2013 3:11 PM

    RGLossesInARow III
    RGIamgettingtheCrapKickedOutOfMe III
    RGCantRunCantPassCantDoAnything III
    RGPleaseTakePityOnMe III
    RGMyCoachSucks III
    RGMyTeamSucks III
    RGLogicalVoicesSucks III

  31. packersarethebest says: Sep 15, 2013 3:12 PM

    @jakec4 – I hope so too would love to see 49-56 points on the board and RGDiva sent back to Washington 0-2!

  32. veence69 says: Sep 15, 2013 3:19 PM

    Logicalvoicesays: Nothing. He ain’t saying a damn thing.

  33. mz1394 says: Sep 15, 2013 3:19 PM

    Worst 5 qbs in NFL history 5) Ryan leaf 4)Jamarcus Russell 3)rg3 2)rg3 1)Rg3 #redskinsarelaughingstockoftheleague

  34. murlikoushik says: Sep 15, 2013 3:20 PM

    Shocker! FOX has switched away from the CheapSkins game since it not just a blowout, but a ratings disaster!

    RGWeDoNotWantYouAnyMore III
    RGBiggestLosers III

  35. hatesycophants says: Sep 15, 2013 3:25 PM

    The Shanahans should be fired tonight. Meet them at the airport and s-can them in front of god and everybody.

    Also, Robert Griffin is still injured.

  36. 12is3times4 says: Sep 15, 2013 3:28 PM

    Fail! to the Deadskins…

  37. gdublud says: Sep 15, 2013 3:31 PM

    Sorry, but the refs dont play defense, Aaron Rodgers is carving you guys up, and RG3 cant move the ball. All that yik-yak logicalvoice was saying in preseason and now crying #conspiracy. RG3 threw a Subway pitch line to Togo’s to the house today also. #withthe#1pickofthe2014nfldraftthewashintonredskinsselect……..

  38. tigrrrr says: Sep 15, 2013 3:42 PM

    @Logicalvoicesays
    lol, everything you say is nonsense!

  39. cowboyhater says: Sep 15, 2013 3:54 PM

    Wow, what a beat down. How embarrassing! No D, and RG3 is looking lost. Well the haters might hate, but I beginning to see their point. Back to the cellar we go skins fans. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted. Congrats GB. Your QB looks unstoppable.

  40. vicnocal says: Sep 15, 2013 3:56 PM

    JEFF TEDFORD-schooled.

  41. captainphintastic says: Sep 15, 2013 3:58 PM

    @logicalvoicesays… hahahahahaha! I think all those off season thumbs down count as BAD KARMA… lolololol….hahahaha

  42. packersarethebest says: Sep 15, 2013 4:02 PM

    @murlikoushik – seriously annoyed that Fox decided to that; would have loved to see that drubbing and the ShameSkins demoralized faces!

  43. spiderperv says: Sep 15, 2013 4:24 PM

    Rodgers will settle for 480. This with them bagging off for most the second half trying to kill the clock. If the Packers kept with the game plan from the first half Rodgers would’ve crushed the record. Man, the Potato Skins have a cheap and horrid secondary.

  44. rasta028 says: Sep 15, 2013 4:31 PM

    bucrightoff says:
    Sep 15, 2013 2:41 PM
    Congratulations to the Rams and their fans on the top 10 pick next year.

    As to Aaron Rodgers, I said it before but if Joe Flacco is worth $20 million a season Rodgers deserves $100 million a season. He will challenge Peyton and Brady as the best QB of our time.
    _____________________________________________________________
    Lambs will blow the picks anyway, see Eric Dickerson.

    Besides Redskins have there cap space back next season and will sign good players to compliment a healthy RGIII, not one playing a on 1 leg. Patience Skins fans.

  45. gdublud says: Sep 15, 2013 4:31 PM

    I hear Cindy Brady “wait until next week” #sniffle

  46. kabasaman says: Sep 15, 2013 4:33 PM

    I still cannot imagine all the teams that passed on this guy that draft day…….

  47. axespray says: Sep 15, 2013 4:34 PM

    Dom should’ve let the defense loose in the 3rd/4th qt – let Clay and ‘em pad their stats.

    Instead – 3 man rush, everyone back up and let ‘em catch – then tackle ‘em plan – ugh!

  48. 1bigtex says: Sep 15, 2013 4:35 PM

    In defense of logicalvoicesays, he did promise a BurgundyandGold beat down. He just failed to realize that it was the Burgundy and Gold that would receive the beat down. Of course, he claims that Little Danny is the greatest owner in sports. Shouldn’t the greatest owner in sports have a facility that won’t get the players hurt? And while we’re at it, shouldn’t the “greatest team ever” have plenty of worth candidates for their Wall of Fame and not have to clutter it up with, I don’t know, PA announcers, or trainers, or QBs with losing records, or county politicians?

  49. gibson34 says: Sep 15, 2013 4:43 PM

    I FINALLY FIGURED IT OUT….ILOGICAL VOICE III IS POSTING FROM A MENTAL HOSPITAL AS PATIENT…..

  50. pack13queens0 says: Sep 15, 2013 4:46 PM

    A-Rod is the greatest Athlete in the World. Wisconsin native Matt Kenseth is #2.

  51. chi01town says: Sep 15, 2013 6:35 PM

    the packers won a game against the Redskins.. please.. a team with a coach that wants to destroy his own starting QB. Washington needs a coach that wants to win games NOT be bigger than his QB

  52. emoney826 says: Sep 15, 2013 6:52 PM

    @chi01town,

    And you BARELY won a game at the last few seconds against a terrible Viking team, AT home! Don’t act so ignorant. You have no ground to stand on. Just like last year, enjoy your couple weeks in 1st place. You know in the back of your mind, just like every other Bear fan, that when the time comes to play us, you WON’T win. History proves it. We are the better team. And no arena league coach is going to change that anytime soon. Keep sounding like a troll though. Because just like last year, when we swept your pathetic team and I came looking for you on here for an argument, you were curled up underneath your bed, cursing the packers.

    Go back to seaworld!

  53. nickysnipes says: Sep 15, 2013 7:58 PM

    Rodgers threw for more yards in a half than Ponder throws in a four game span.

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