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Bengals WR A.J. Green makes history in loss to Packers

Green joins an elite group of receivers with his latest accomplishment.

Miami Dolphins v Cincinnati Bengals Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Sunday in Green Bay got off to a good start for the Cincinnati Bengals, but at the end of the game, it was the Packers who left the field victorious after a 27-24 overtime win.

But let’s forget about the loss for a second. Sunday was a special day for Bengals star wide receiver who had 10 catches for 111 yards and 1 touchdown on Sunday.

But that’s not what we’re here to talk about.

On Sunday, Green recorded his 500th reception and his 50th touchdown catch in his 89th career game. In doing so, he joins Pro Football Hall of Famer Marvin Harrison and Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald as the only three players in NFL history with at least 500 catches and 50 touchdown receptions in their first 90 respective career games.

Green is an All-Star, the Bengals’ best player and a reason to enjoy being a Cincinnati football fan. He scored the team’s first touchdown of the 2017 NFL season on a pass from Andy Dalton and will continue making highlight-reel plays for the rest of his career.

Congratulations to Green on joining elite company as he hauled in his 500th catch and 50th touchdown reception on Sunday.