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Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers Grab Lead On Aaron Rodgers Touchdown Pass

The Green Bay Packers have struck first in Super Bowl XLV, taking a 7-0 lead on the Pittsburgh Steelers on a 29-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers to Jordy Nelson. Green Bay drive 80 yards on 9 plays to get the score, with the touchdown coming on 3rd and 1.

The Packers took over after forcing the Steelers to punt on their first two possessions. The Packers had to punt on their first possession, but Aaron Rodgers looked right at home with his second opportunity. Rodger hit his final 5 passes of the possession.

Rodgers, playing in his first Super Bowl, is 6/10 for 87 yards. Ben Roethlisberger has started 2-4 for 9 yards in his 3rd Super Bowl start.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.