That continued in Week 3 thanks in large part to William Jackson, who intercepted Rodgers in the second quarter and took it to the house for six:
It’s very rare for an NFL player to intercept Rodgers, who had just 26 interceptions from 2013-16, an average of 6.5 picks per season. But what’s even more amazing is, in Rodgers’ 13-year NFL career, he has just two pick-sixes, one of which is now at the hands of Jackson.
Surprisingly, Jackson was in the game when this happened early in the second quarter while replacing veteran Adam Jones, who was getting a break on the sideline. That’s an odd move for Marvin Lewis, but it paid off big time as Jackson gave the Bengals a 21-7 lead.
Hopefully, this is the first highlight-reel play of a long and productive career for Jackson, who came into this game with no career interceptions as he’s rarely seen the field in regular-season action. He sure made his first pick a memorable one.