In the melting away seconds of control, with the amusement tied at 31, and only one play after a monstrous sack and 10-yard misfortune, the Green Bay Packers required another supernatural occurrence.
Keeping in mind the 35-yard pass Aaron Rodgers terminated to tight end Jared Cook wasn’t a Hail Mary, it may have been significantly more noteworthy.
So how did everything happen? In both locker rooms after the Packers’ 34-31 win, players attributed it to simply Rodgers being Rodgers, utilizing his mind to draw up the play, his legs to get himself and his beneficiaries additional time, and his arm to punch an exact toss.
“At the point when the quarterback can amplify the play and escape the pocket, and this quarterback can toss from anyone position to anyplace in the field, it turns out to be all the more difficult,” Cowboys head mentor Jason Garrett said. “He made a big deal play, he got himself some time, the scope separated a tad bit, and they set themselves in place to win.”
FACT: It doesn’t get any better than this Jared Cook sideline grab.
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Rodgers, who simply a week ago nailed a 42-yard Hail Mary in the primary portion of a trump card win against the New York Giants, took the shotgun snap and instantly spun to one side, far from some weight from guarded handle Letroy Guiton. Following two seconds, Rodgers positioned his correct arm, similar to he was going to toss.
In any case, it was only a fake. Rodgers sprinted forward for three and a half more yards, planted his left foot on the 31 yard line, and tossed. The pass traversed his body, and cruised over the head of Cowboys wellbeing Byron Jones, toward Cook, who had broken free over the center of the field as he achieved left sideline, before the Cowboys seat.
“That is quite recently something Aaron Rodgers does. He was out of the pocket with a person in his face and he just conveyed a dime on the sideline,” Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said.