Tapp-ing into the Numbers 40 Packers Stats Until Opening Kickoff (No. 6)

By JERRY TAPP

 

Green Bay Packers’ receiver Jordy Nelson is slowing moving up the all-time list of most career touchdowns by a Packers player in his 30s.

The now 32-year-old Nelson had 14 touchdowns receptions last season at the age of 31. That places him tied for fifth on the Packers list.

Here’s a look at the Packers players age 30 and older who have had the most touchdowns in a Green Bay uniform:

38: Donald Driver
31: Don Hutson
21: Carroll Dale
18: Max McGee
14: Tony Canadeo, Clarke Hinkle, Jordy Nelson
13: Boyd Dowler
11: Keith Jackson, MacArthur Lane
10: William Henderson, Jim Taylor, Charles Woodson

Looking at the whole league, Jerry Rice tops the NFL with the most TDs by a player age 30 or older. He had 109. He is followed by Terrell Owens (76), John Riggins (74), Cris Carter (69), Marvin Harrison (66) and Marcus Allen (65).

San Diego tight end Antonio Gates tops the active players who have the most career touchdowns at age 30 or older; he has 52.

 

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