Milestones

10/18/2005

Each Wednesday throughout the 2005 NFL season, Profootballhof.com examines a current NFL record.

LaDainian_TomlinsonLaDainian 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)
11Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch, Los Angeles Rams (1950-1951)
11 - Gilbert “Buddy” Dial, Pittsburgh Steelers (1959-1960)
8Steve Van Buren, Philadelphia Eages (1947)
7 – Held by many

Other Milestones
Willie "Flipper" Anderson - most yards receiving, game
Marvin Harrison - Most receptions, season
 1978 Patriots - Most yards gained rushing
 Tom Dempsey - Longest field goal
 Jerry Rice - Career receptions
 Eric Dickerson - rookie rushing mark

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