Jordan Love did something Aaron Rodgers never accomplished in the playoffs

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v Dallas Cowboys
NFC Wild Card Playoffs - Green Bay Packers v Dallas Cowboys / Michael Owens/GettyImages

The Green Bay Packers shocked the world by going into Jerry World and taking down the Dallas Cowboys. It was the first playoff game of Jordan Love's NFL career and he was able to get a victory. That in and of itself is impressive.

Before this past weekend's slate of playoff games, quarterbacks making their first-ever playoff start were 29-48. Love and C.J. Stroud joined the winners' column there but it's still not common in the NFL because winning in the playoffs is difficult.

Love also did something that former Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wasn't able to do in his first playoff game: Win.

It might seem like decades ago, but Rodgers' first playoff start was against the Arizona Cardinals in 2010. The Packers lost that shootout by a score of 51-45 when Rodgers fumbled the football in overtime and Karlos Dansby scooped it up and took it back the other way for the win.

Love not only won his first-ever playoff start, but he demolished the opposition. The Packers entered this game as 7-point underdogs but Love put up crazy numbers and made a good Cowboys defense look terrible. It was an impressive performance from the first-year starter.

Next up for Love and the Packers are the No. 1 seeded San Francisco 49ers, a team that has had the Packers' number in the playoffs in recent years. Even if Love and the Pack lose that game, he'll be 1-1 as a starter in the playoffs and fans will still feel like the team is in good hands moving forward.