Quarterback Matthew Stafford made historical past throughout the first half of Thursday’s 2022 NFL season opener between the Los Angeles Rams and Buffalo Payments.
Stafford tied future Corridor of Famer Drew Brees because the quickest quarterback to succeed in 50,000 yards passing, doing so in 183 profession video games.
Stafford is simply the twelfth quarterback in NFL historical past to succeed in the 50,000-yard milestone. Stafford joins Brees, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Philip Rivers, Matt Ryan, Ben Roethlisberger, Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Dan Marino and John Elway.
Counting playoffs, Stafford grew to become the quickest participant to succeed in 50,000 yards passing final December in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks.
In his first season with L.A., 34-year-old helped the Rams end 12-5, main them to a victory in Tremendous Bowl LVI over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Stafford finished 2021 with 404 completions for 4,886 yards with a 41 to 17 landing to interception ratio in 17 regular-season video games. He posted a 70 p.c completion share within the postseason, passing for 1,188 yards, 9 touchdowns, and three interceptions throughout the Rams’ Tremendous Bowl run.