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Packers QB Jordan Love Throws Laser For Third TD Pass Of NFC Wild Card

Jan 14, 2024, 5:23 PM | Updated: 5:28 pm

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Aaron Jones #33 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a touchdown with Jordan Love #10 following a second half touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at AT&T Stadium on January 14, 2024 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

(Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former Utah State Aggies quarterback Jordan Love threw a third touchdown pass for a dagger in the fourth quarter of the NFC Wild Card game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.

Jordan Love puts Packers up big against Cowboys

The Cowboys hosted the Packers at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, January 14.

With 10:23 remaining in the fourth quarter and the Packers facing a 4th & 2 from the Dallas three-yard line, Green Bay decided to go for the dagger. Love hit Romeo Doubs for a touchdown with a laser across the goal line. The touchdown gave Green Bay a 48-16 lead.

Love’s toss capped an eight-play, 40-yard drive that took 4:37.

Following the score, Love was 16/20 passing for 272 yards and three touchdowns.

Love entered the NFL Playoffs having thrown for 4,159 yards, 32 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions during the regular season. He posted a completion rate of 64.2 in his first season as Green Bay’s starting quarterback. Love also ran for four touchdowns.

Green Bay’s game against Dallas is televised on FOX.

About Jordan Love

Before his time in the league, the Bakersfield, California native played at USU from 2016-19. During his time with the Aggies, Love threw for 8,600 yards, 60 touchdowns, and 29 interceptions with a completion rate of 61 percent.

In 2020, the Packers traded up to select Love with the No. 26 overall pick in the NFL Draft.

During his rookie campaign, the former USU standout was inactive for each of Green Bay’s games.

Love saw limited action in his second and third seasons with the Packers and continued to serve as the backup to four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers. Following the 2022 season, the Packers traded Rodgers to the New York Jets. The Rodgers trade paved the way for Love to be Green Bay’s QB1 in 2023.

In his first three seasons, Love threw for 606 yards, three touchdowns, and three interceptions with a 60.2 percent completion rate in 10 games played.

As a starter in 2023, the former Utah State quarterback threw for 4,159 yards, 32 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions with a completion rate of 64.2 percent. Love also ran for four touchdowns.

Kyle Ireland is a Sports Producer and Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com. Listen to Ireland on Yards After College: An NFL Podcast. Follow him on X (@kyleireland), Threads (@kyleirelandksl), and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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Packers QB Jordan Love Throws Laser For Third TD Pass Of NFC Wild Card