Aaron Rodgers: Christian Watson Exorcised Some Demons


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Large receiver Christian Watson’s debut in Sunday’s recreation in opposition to the Cowboys felt like one other chapter in an ill-fated rookie season, however he and the crew have been in a position to flip issues round.

Watson opened up his NFL profession by lacking a attainable landing in opposition to the Vikings and had two extra takedowns early in Sunday’s recreation so as to add to the distress the Packers have skilled this season. Watson’s day would look a lot better, nevertheless.

Watson caught a 58-yard landing from Aaron Rodgers to place the Packers on the scoreboard after which added two extra second-half touchdowns in a 31–28 additional time win. Coach Matt LaFleur stated “the resilience he confirmed” was a microcosm of the wrestle the crew confirmed as they ended their dropping streak, and Rodgers felt the touchdowns have been one thing of an exorcism for the second-round choose.

“We had a variety of items designed for him, so I don’t suppose there was another choice,” stated Rodgers, by way of Jason Wilde of Wisconsin State Journal🇧🇷 “I feel that [first touchdown] in all probability on the atomic degree it modified a variety of various things for him, exorcising some energetic demons. I am pleased with him. He made some performs.”

Sunday’s win did not erase the whole lot that went incorrect for the Packers this season, nevertheless it leaves them with a 4-6 document and offers them an opportunity to climb the leaderboards. Extra outings like this for Watson would improve his possibilities of doing any such race.