Have to start my return by thanking @TheTweetOfGod for an exciting season. Tell your sons mother I said thank you for those two throws.â Aaron Rodgers (@AaronRodgers12) February 16, 2016
Rodgers is referring, of course, to his two unforgettable Hail Mary completions this season. Just for fun, let's revisit them.
We start with Rodgers' miracle Week 13 61-yard completion to Richard Rodgers on Thursday Night Football.
I maintain this is the greatest Hail Mary pass in NFL history, given the height, distance and accuracy involved.
Rodgers' second miracle toss came on an even bigger stage, the divisional playoffs with a shot at the NFC title game on the line. Once again, Rodgers bought time and delivered a perfect strike to a streaking receiver, this time Jeff Janis.
Here is the same play called in Portuguese. Beautiful language, really:
And now, just because we're feeling frisky this Tuesday morning, here are both Hail Mary throws side-by-side:
The Hail Mary against Detroit was named the "Bridgestone Performance Play of the Year" last week at NFL Honors. Thank God.