Peyton Manning, Matthew Stafford Set Historic Passing Records in Week 5

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Oct 07, 2013



WEEK 5 -- A LOOK BACK (FROM NFL MEDIA SERVICES)

 

MANNING ON THE MARK:  Denver quarterback PEYTON MANNING passed for 414 yards and four touchdowns in the Broncos’ win. Manning now has 20 touchdown passes this season, the most through the first five games of a season in NFL history.

 

PLAYER

TEAM

YEAR

MOST TD PASSES IN FIRST 5 GAMES

Peyton Manning

Denver Broncos

2013

20

Daunte Culpepper

Minnesota Vikings

2004

18

Brett Favre

Green Bay Packers

1996

16

Tom Brady

New England Patriots

2007

16

Many tied

 

 

15

 

Additionally, Manning threw four touchdown passes on Sunday before his first interception. Manning passed for 20 touchdowns before his first interception, the longest such streak to start a season in league history.

 

PLAYER

TEAM

YEAR

CONSECUTIVE TD PASSES W/OUT INT TO START SEASON

Peyton Manning

Denver Broncos

2013

20

Milt Plum

Cleveland Browns

1960

16

Don Meredith

Dallas Cowboys

1966

14

Randall Cunningham

Minnesota Vikings

1998

14

 

 

 

 

 

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LIONS ROAR:  Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD played in his 50th career game on Sunday at Green Bay. Stafford has totaled 14,331 career passing yards, the most passing yards in NFL history through a player’s first 50 games.

 

The quarterbacks with the most passing yards through their first 50 career games in NFL history:

 

PLAYER

PASSING YARDS THROUGH FIRST 50 GAMES

Matthew Stafford

14,331

Kurt Warner

13,864

Marc Bulger

13,551

Dan Marino

13,514

Peyton Manning

12,939


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