Each Wednesday throughout the 2005 NFL season, Profootballhof.com examines a current NFL record.
LaDainian Tomlinson tied the 40-year old record set by Hall of Fame Lenny Moore. Both scored touchdowns in 18 consecutive games. Tomlinson could break the mark during Week 7 action as the San Diego Chargers travel to Philadelphia to face the Eagles.
Moore set the record during an 18-game span between 1963-1965. The last time Tomlinson failed to find the end zone was during Week 3 of the 2004 season.
Tomlinson ties Moore’s record >>>
Progression of a Record – Consecutive games scoring a touchdown
18 – Lenny Moore, Baltimore Colts (1963-1965)
18 – LaDainian Tomlinson, San Diego Chargers (2004-present)
11 – Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, Los Angeles Rams (1950-1951)
11 - Gilbert “Buddy” Dial, Pittsburgh Steelers (1959-1960)
8 – Steve Van Buren, Philadelphia Eages (1947)
7 – Held by many
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