Green Bay Packers’ All-Time Rushing TD Leaders
The Packers have been an NFL franchise since (yikes) 1921 and have won an unprecedented 13 titles including four out of five Super Bowls, to date. The Packers are maybe the most storied team in the league, and they have always had good offensive teams, and above-average run games. Here is a short list of the Packers’ all-time leaders to date in rushing touchdowns:
Jim Taylor (81)—Jim Taylor played for the Packers most of his career, from 1958 to 1966, and he ranks first in the team’s history with 81 rushing touchdowns. Taylor made the Pro Bowl five times, including once as a first team All Pro. Taylor had his best season in 1962, with career highs in rushing yards (1474) and rushing touchdowns (19, led the NFL). He also added 22 catches for 106 more yards.
Ahman Green (54)—Ahman Green had two tours of duty with the Packers—2000 to 2006, and again in 2009. Green ranks second in franchise history with 54 rushing TDs, and he made the Pro Bowl four straight years from 2001 to 2004. Green had his best season in 2003, when he had career highs in rushing yards (1883), rushing scores (15), yards from scrimmage (2250) and total touchdowns (20)—as he also had 50 catches for another 367 yards.
Paul Hornung (50)—Paul Hornung was a kicker and running back who played in Green Bay his entire career—from 1957 to 1966. Hornung ranks third in Packers’ history with 50 rushing touchdowns, and he made the Pro Bowl three times, twice as a first team All Pro. Hornung had his best season, arguably, in 1960. That year, he had 671 rushing yards with a career best 13 rushing TDs (led the NFL), and added 28 catches for 257 yards and another 2 touchdowns receiving.
Clarke Hinkle (35)—Clarke Hinkle played for the Packers his entire career, from 1932 to 1941, and he ranks fourth in team history with 35 rushing touchdowns. Hinkle was consistent, as he had a career high 5 rushing TDs four times. Hinkle made the Pro Bowl six times, four of those as a first team All Pro. His best season was arguably 1937, when Hinkle had a career best 552 rushing yards, with 5 TDs (led the NFL that year), and added 8 receptions for 116 yards and 2 more touchdowns.
Ted Fritsch (31)—Ted Fritsch played for Green Bay his entire career, from 1942 to 1950, and he ranks fifth in franchise history with 31 rushing touchdowns. Fritsch was a first team All Pro in 1946, his best season. That year, he had career highs in rushing yards (444) and rushing scores (9, led the NFL); adding 2 catches for 13 yards and 1 more TD receving.
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