The Washington Redskins defeated the New York Giants 72-41 on November 27, 1966, in the highest scoring game in National Football League history as of 2015. The two teams combined for 16 touchdowns, including nine that were 30 yards or longer in length.Know More
The Redskins dominated the game right from the start, scoring two touchdowns in the first quarter to take a 13-0 lead. The Redskins led the Giants 34-14 at halftime and 48-28 after three quarters.
Other high scoring games in NFL history include the Oakland Raiders defeating the Houston Oilers 52-49 in 1963, the Seattle Seahawks defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 51-48 in 1983, the Denver Broncos defeating the Dallas Cowboys 51-48 in 2013 and the Pittsburgh Steelers beating the San Diego Chargers 54-44 in 1985.Learn more about American Football
Going into the 2015 season, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the longest losing streak in National Football League history at 26 games. The Buccaneers, who entered the NFL in 1976 as an expansion team along with the Seattle Seahawks, lost the first 26 games that they played. The Buccaneers finally won their first game on December 11, 1977 when they defeated the New Orleans Saints on the road.Full Answer >
Terry Crews played for three NFL teams: the Los Angeles Rams, the San Diego Chargers and the Washington Redskins. He ended his career with the Philadelphia Eagles, but he did not play in any regular-season games as a member of that team.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the oldest quarterback in NFL history is George Blanda, who played between 1949 and 1975 until the age of 48. George Blanda began his NFL career as a 12th-round draft pick by the Chicago Bears; he stayed with the Bears until 1958.Full Answer >
The longest pass play in NFL history is 99 yards. As of 2014, the feat has been accomplished 13 times, with each resulting in a touchdown for the offensive team.Full Answer >