In his 10th start as the official successor to Aaron Rodgers, Jordan Love showcased a milestone performance, leading the Green Bay Packers to a 23-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers at Lambeau Field. Love achieved his first 300-yard game, marking the team’s first in almost two years, and orchestrated a game-winning drive.
Love’s progression throughout the season reflects the Packers’ efforts to find their rhythm and groove on offense. The young quarterback expressed optimism about the chemistry building within the team, emphasizing the need to continue building on their current momentum.
The game saw Love connecting with Christian Watson for a pivotal touchdown, showcasing a play that was not initially part of the game plan but was improvised on the sideline. Love finished the game with 27-of-40 passing, 322 yards, and two touchdowns, earning a passer rating of 108.5. Rookies, including Dontayvion Wicks, Jayden Reed, and tight ends Luke Musgrave and Tucker Kraft, contributed significantly to the passing game.
Comparisons were drawn between Love’s first 10 games and Aaron Rodgers’ performance in 2008. While Rodgers had 20 more passing yards than Love, Love secured one more touchdown. Notably, Love’s performance has contributed to the Packers achieving a 4-6 record, while Rodgers’ team in 2008 had a 5-5 record through the same period.
Jordan Love Through Game 10:
203-of-340 passing (59.7 percent)
16 touchdowns vs. 10 interceptions
83.8 passer rating
Aaron Rodgers Through Game 10 (2008):
205-of-318 passing (64.5 percent)
15 touchdowns vs. six interceptions
94.5 passer rating
The Green Bay #Packers’ signature victory over the Los Angeles Chargers, 23-20 on Sunday at Lambeau Field, came with one big asterisk.— Bill Huber (@BillHuberNFL) November 19, 2023
And then one even bigger sigh of relief. ⬇️https://t.co/aHBv2Vauj9