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October 08, 1961

Paul Hornung scores 33 points – with four touchdowns, a field goal and six extra points – in a 45-7 victory over the Baltimore Colts, a Packers’ single-game record that still stands.

Three of Hornung’s touchdowns came on the ground, including a 54-yarder, as he rushed 11 times for 111 yards. He also caught an 8-yard TD pass from Bart Starr. The victory was the Packers’ third straight as part of a six-game winning streak that followed a season-opening loss to Detroit.

Hornung’s 33 points topped the previous franchise record of 31 set by Don Hutson in 1945. Hornung also owns the third- and fourth-highest single-game totals in team history, with 30 points at Baltimore on Dec. 12, 1965 (5 TDs) and with 28 points vs. Minnesota on Sept. 16, 1962 (3 TDs, 4 PATs, 2 FGs).