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Browns 22-24 Packers: Rodgers beats Favre record in Green Bay win

Aaron Rodgers moved past Brett Favre's franchise record for the most passing touchdowns by a Packer, as Green Bay beat the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Day.

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Browns 22-24 Packers: Rodgers beats Favre record in Green Bay win
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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers set a franchise record as he led his team to a Week 16 win over the Cleveland Browns on Christmas Day.

Rodgers beats Favre's passing touchdowns record

Rodgers overtook Packers legend Brett Favre for the most passing touchdowns in Green Bay history after finding Allen Lazard from 11 yards in the first quarter.

The 38-year-old threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns in the 24-22 victory as the Packers extended their lead at the top of the NFC, moving to a 12-3 record.

Rodgers reached 445 career touchdown passes by the end of the game, beating Favre's haul of 442 for Green Bay.

Wide receiver Davante Adams made 10 catches for a total of 114 yards, scoring two TDs, the fourth time he has made 10 or more catches in a game this season.

Rodgers, Adams now Packers' most productive ever partnership

Rodgers and Adams also became the Packers' most productive partnership in franchise history after combining for a TD for the 66th time, surpassing Rodgers and Jordy Nelson.

Baker Mayfield, meanwhile, struggled in his first game back since being activated from the Browns' covid-19 list, being sacked five times and throwing four interceptions in Wisconsin.

Cleveland, now on a record of 7-8 for the season, gave themselves late hope with an Anthony Schwartz TD in the fourth quarter, but were unable to add further.