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.Know More
The first came on October 15, 1939, when the Washington Redskins' Frankie Filchock completed a pass to fullback Andy Farkas. The most recent came on December 24, 2011, when The New York Giants' Eli Manning connected with Victor Cruz in a 29-14 win over the New York Jets.
Other quarterbacks completing 99-yard bombs include: George Izo, Karl Sweetan, Sonny Jurgenson, Jim Plunkett, Ron Jaworski, Stan Humphries, Brett Favre, Trent Green, Jeff Garcia, Gus Frerotte and Tom Brady.Learn more about American Football
There is no definitive record for the longest football throw in history, but many believe former NFL quarterback Vinny Testaverde's 80-yard throw in the 1988 "Quarterback Challenge" competition earns the title. The NFL does not keep statistics on the distance of actual passes, and no such Guinness World Record exists.Full Answer >
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 >
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.Full Answer >
As of 2015, The Oklahoma Sooners hold the Division I title for the longest streak in college football, winning a total of 47 games from 1953 until losing to Notre Dame in 1957. The Sooners started the streak after a loss to the Fighting Irish and then went on to dominate the scoreboard for 1,500 days.Full Answer >