Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) Aaron Rodgers extended a historic streak and
the Green Bay Packers continued their dominance in the month of October with a
38-17 shellacking of the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
Rodgers completed 19-of-22 passes for 255 yards and three scores, joining Tom
Brady as the only quarterbacks in NFL history with four straight games of
three touchdown passes and no interceptions. Rodgers, who hasn’t been
intercepted since Week 1 in Seattle, also extended a personal-best streak to
192 pass attempts without a pick.
Randall Cobb caught six passes for 121 yards and a touchdown, and Jordy Nelson
made four catches for 80 yards and a score.
The Packers (5-2) have now won 10 straight games in October and 16 of their
Fresh off a career-high 17 rushes for a season-best 107 yards, Cam Newton was
bottled up by Green Bay’s defense. Newton threw for 205 yards with a touchdown
and an interception and added just 41 yards on the ground in the humbling
Carolina (3-3-1), which tied the Bengals last week, has just one win in its
last five games.