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Aaron Rodgers threw his 300th touchdown on the dinkiest shovel pass possible

A great achievement, achieved in the most boring way.

Aaron Rodgers’ Hall of Fame NFL career hit another milestone on Sunday: 300 career touchdown passes. The 300th was this hilariously boring shovel pass from Rodgers to running back Ty Montgomery, coming from all of one yard away from the Falcons’ end zone and making the score 34-23, Atlanta, in their Sunday Night Football game:

Rodgers is incredible. He’s the best gunslinger of his time, and he’s made so many wowing plays in his career that counting out a list of the best ones is really hard. My favorite wasn’t even a touchdown. It was that pass to Jared Cook that set up a game-winning field goal at Dallas in 2016’s divisional playoff round:

There’s no denigrating 300 TD passes. It’s just kind of funny that Rodgers would get there — and tie John Elway for the 10th-most all-time — on a play as boring as a shovel pass to a converted wide receiver who wears No. 88 as a running back.

And there’s this note, via NBC: