Firsts, Records, Odds & Ends
October 26, 1993
Bank of America Stadium
NFC Western Division Championship:
NFC South Division Championships:
2003, 2008, 2013, 2014
(At Start of 2015 Season)
Retired Uniform Number:
#51 Sam Mills
First Draft Choice: Kerry Collins, QB, Penn State, 1995.
First Regular-Season Game: A 23-20 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
First Regular-Season Points: An 8-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Frank Reich to tight end Pete Metzelaars vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
First Regular-Season Win: A 26-15 win over the New York Jets, 10/15/95.
First to Pass 300 Yards in a Game: Frank Reich, 329 yards vs. the Atlanta Falcons, 9/3/95.
First 100-Yard Game, Rushing: Derrick Moore, 123 yards vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 10/1/95.
First Defensive Touchdown: Nose Tackle Greg Kragen forced a fumble on the one-yard-line and recovered it in the end zone vs. the Chicago Bears, 10/8/95.
Longest Interception Return: Julius Peppers, 97-yard interception return vs. the Denver Broncos, 10/10/04.
First Winning Season: 1996 (12-4).
First Playoff Appearance: A 26-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in an NFC divisional playoff game, 1/5/97.
First All-Pro Selections: Michael Bates, kick returner; Kevin Greene, linebacker; and Sam Mills, linebacker, 1996.
Most Career Rushing Yards: DeAngelo Williams, 6,846 yards (2006-2014).
Most Career Passing Yards: Jake Delhomme, 19,258 yards (2003-09).
Most Career Receptions: Steve Smith, 832 receptions (2001-2013).
All-Time Scoring Leader: John Kasay, 1,482 points (1995-2010).