Football

Records

  • NFL career passing touchdown record: 539
  • Most passing yards, career: 71,940
  • Single season touchdown record (2013): 55
  • Most passing yards, season (2013): 5,477
  • Most wins (including playoffs): 200
  • Most games throwing for 300+ yards: 93
  • Most passing touchdowns in a single game (tied, 2013): 7
  • Most games with a passing rating higher than 105: 97
  • Most games with a perfect passer rating of 158.3: 5
  • Most seasons with 350+ completions: 10
  • Most games completing 80-percent passing: 19
  • Most game-winning drives: 56
  • Most comeback wins: 45
  • Highest completion percentage in a postseason game with 450+ yards (2005): 81.8
  • Highest yards-per-game, season (2013): 342.31
  • Most games with 4+ touchdown passes: 25
  • Most seasons passing for 4,000+ yards: 14
  • Most consecutive seasons with 25+ touchdowns: 13

Equipment

  • Shoulder pads
  • Helmet
  • Football pants
  • Hip pads
  • Knee pads
  • Cleats
  • Chen strap
  • Jersey

History of football


The contemporary history of the world's favourite game spans more than 100 years. It all began in 1863 in England, when rugby football and association football branched off on their different courses and the Football Association in England was formed - becoming the sport's first governing body.