Andre Johnson and Anquan Boldin doing what old men haven't done in 14 years

2021年11月1日 by 没有评论

Night net Andre Johnson and Anquan Boldin did something on Sunday that hadn't been seen in the same game since they were both busy dominating their final collegiate year in the state of Florida.  Johnson and Boldin became the first two players age-35 or older to catch a touchdown in the same game since September 29, 2002. On that day, future Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Tim Brown each hit paydirt for a

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Super Bowl-bound Raiders team.  The 36-year-old Boldin and 35-year-old Johnson have each embarked on their 14th season with a new team, playing out the twighlight of their careers as peripheral pieces before eventually heading to Canton with Rice and Brown. Both guys showed they still have plenty left to contribute with key touchdowns on Sunday, as Johnson's Titans squeaked out a 16-15 win over Boldin's Lions in Detroit.MORE: Ranking the best receivers in the Night net Boldin nabbed the game's first TD, catching a pass from Matthew Stafford to give Detroit a 9-0 lead. It was the 75th TD catch of the Florida State product's career, moving him into a tie with James Lofton for 32nd on the all-time list.Matt Stafford to Anquan Boldin for the touchdown. #OnePride pic.twitter.com/Xkez7d0T4t— Aaron Johnson (@AJohnsonSports) September 18, 2016Johnson waited until the drama was high to make his mark, catching a game-winning, 9-yard floater from Marcus Mariota over two defenders with 1:13 left in the 4th quarter. Johnson's 69th career TD catch moved him ahead of Art Monk and Rod Smith for sole place of 41st on the all-time list.The @Lions lead the whole the game... But these @Titans don't give up.Enter: @johnson80. 👊 #TENvsDET https://t.co/kliKqzy4NR— Night net UK (@Night netUK) September 18, 2016