Top Ten Memorable Packer Touchdowns

10. September 29, 1957 – Babe Parilli’s six-yard toss to Gary Knafelc with 8:21 to play is the game-winner over the Bears in the first league game ever played at Lambeau Field (then called City Stadium).

9. January 4, 2004 – In a wild card matchup at Lambeau Field, Al Harris intercepts former Packer quarterback Matt Hasselbeck on the sixth play of Seattle’s second overtime possession and races 52 yards untouched to give the Packers a 33-27 victory. This was the game in which Hasselbeck told the referee, “We want the ball and we’re going to score,” after winning the overtime coin flip.

8. January 15, 1967 – A hungover Max McGee scores the first touchdown in Super Bowl history with a one-handed catch on a Bart Starr pass that was behind him. On the Packers’ second possession they drove 80 yards on six plays, scoring on this 37-yard catch-and-run on their way to a 35-10 victory.

7. January 26, 1997 – In Super Bowl XXXI, the Patriots shortened the Packers’ lead to 27-21 late in the third quarter only to have Desmond Howard immediately answer that score with a 99-yard kickoff return touchdown that ended the scoring for the day in the Packers 35-21 triumph.

6. November 5, 1989 – The “Instant Replay” game at Lambeau. Trailing 13-7 and facing fourth-and-goal from the Bears 14 with 41 seconds to play, Quarterback Don Majkowski took the snap in shotgun formation, scrambled desperately to his right before he saw Sterling Sharpe flash open as Don approached the line of scrimmage. Majkowski whipped the ball across his body for the apparent touchdown, but the Packers were penalized for releasing the pass beyond the line of scrimmage. After a four-minute instant replay review of the play by the officials, the call was overturned, and the ensuing extra point provided the victory in perhaps the most improbable comeback of the Majik Man’s magical season.

5. November 6, 2000. — Another overtime game-winner…this time on a rainy, windy night at Lambeau on Monday Night Football. On the Packers’ first overtime possession, they faced a third-and-four from the Minnesota 43 when Brett Favre launched a prayer toward Antonio Freeman, who was well-covered by the Vikings’ Chris Dishman. As the ball approached, Freeman fell down, and Dishman had the ball bounce off his arms. While Dishman gave up on the play, Freeman did not. Lying on his back, Antonio was able to bat the ball into his grasp, get up off the ground at the 15, juke safety Robert Griffith and score the winning touchdown in the 26-20 game.

4. December 29, 2013 – After having missed seven games due to a broken collarbone, Aaron Rodgers returned for the season finale against the Bears at Soldier Field with the playoffs on the line. Trailing 28-27 and facing a fourth-and-four at the Bears 48, Rodgers eluded Julius Peppers, scrambled to his left and found Randall Cobb open deep down field for the 33-28 game-winner and entry to the postseason.

3. December 3, 2015 – Trailing the Lions 23-21 and with 0:00 left on the clock, Green Bay had one last chance from their own 39 on an untimed down because of an iffy facemask penalty on Detroit. Aaron Rodgers took the shotgun snap, scrambled to his left and then back to the right. As he neared the line of scrimmage, Aaron launched a pass with such a high arc that it nearly hit the rafters in Ford Field. Miraculously, it landed in the outstretched hands of leaping Richard Rodgers two yards deep in the end zone for a 27-21 victory.

2. September 22, 1935 – Lanky rookie end Don Hutson got his first start in week two against the Bears, and the Packers decided to showcase him right at the outset. On the first play after the opening kickoff, tailback Arnie Herber dropped back close to the goal line and flung a rainbow to Hutson at midfield. Don gathered it in stride and raced the length of the field untouched for an 83-yard touchdown that would turn out to be the only score of the game in a 7-0 Packer victory in the original City Stadium.

1. December 31, 1967 – The Ice Bowl in Ray Scott fashion…Starr sneaks…touchdown.

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Hutson National Chicle-style card is colorized.

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