Foles throws 7

Foles throws 7

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Quarterback Nick Foles of the Philadelphia Eagles became just the seventh player in National Football League history to throw seven touchdown passes in a game. He registered a perfect passer rating of 158.3 after completed 22 of 28 passes for 406 yards, the record-tying 7 TDs, and no interceptions in leading the Eagles to a commanding victory over the Oakland Raiders in Week 9 action.

Foles’ milestone moment came just weeks after Peyton Manning threw 7 TDs passes during Kickoff Weekend in September. Prior to Manning’s performance, the last QB to toss 7 TDs in a game occurred in 1969.

Foles joins Manning and Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle as the only one of the group of QBs to throw 7 TDs in a game with no interceptions.

Quarter Distance Reciever
1 2 Brent Celek
2 17 Riley Cooper
2 63 Riley Cooper
2 15 Zach Ertz
3 25 LeSean McCoy
3 46 DeSean Jackson
3 5 Riley Cooper

Sid Luckman - Chicago Bears vs. New York Giants (Nov. 14, 1943)
Luckman started fast by throwing two of his seven touchdowns in the first quarter. The Giants cut the lead to seven with a second quarter score, but the Bears proved to strong on this day and ended any comeback with six-straight scores, five TD passes from Luckman and a touchdown run by Harry Clarke. Luckman ended the day completing 21 of 32 passes for 433 yards during the 56-7 victory over the Giants. His longest completion of the day was a 62-yard touchdown strike to Harry Clarke in the third quarter.

Quarter Distance Reciever
1 4 Jim Benton
1 31 Connie Mack Berry
2 27 Hampton Pool
3 62 Harry Clarke
3 15 Jim Benton
4 3 George Wilson
4 40 Hampton Pool

Adrian Burk - Philadelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins (Oct. 17, 1954)
Burk began the scoring with a 26-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter to Bobby Walston, who had three of Burk’s seven TD passes, as the 4-0 Eagles defeated the 0-4 division rival Redskins 49-21. Burk finished the game completing 19-27 passes for 232 yards. His favorite target on the day was Hall of Fame end Pete Pihos who he connected with nine times for 132 yards and 3 scores.

Quarter Distance Reciever
1 26 Bobby Walston
2 18 Pete Pihos
2 19 Pete Pihos
3 5 Bobby Walston
3 4 Bobby Walston
4 9 Toy Ledbetter
4 3 Pete Pihos

George Blanda
- Houston Oilers vs. New York Titans (Nov. 19, 1961)
The Oilers defeated the Titans 49-13 as Blanda connected on 3 touchdown passes in the first quarter of play. Overall, Blanda completed 20-32 passes for 418 yards, throwing three long touchdown strikes of 78, 66 and 46 yards throughout the day. Three Houston receivers went over 100 yards in the game, Billy Cannon (122), Bill Groman (152) and Charley Hannigan (123) and each scored at least one touchdown.

Quarter Distance Reciever
1 28 Charley Hennigan
1 6 Billy Cannon
1 78 Billy Cannon
2 66 Bill Groman
2 6 Billy Cannon
3 46 Bill Groman
4 11 Bill Groman

Y.A. Tittle - New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins (Oct. 28, 1962)
Tittle’s seven TD throws helped the Giants defeat the visiting Redskins 49-34 and hand Washington their first loss of the season. In doing so, Tittle connected on 27 of 39 passes for a Giants record 505 yards passing. Tittle kept up his high-octane performance throughout the entire game as he had three TDs in the first half and four in the second half. The longest was a 63-yards strike to Frank Gifford in the third quarters.

Quarter Distance Receiver
1 22 Joe Morrison
2 5 Joe Walton
2 2 Joe Morrison
3 32 Del Shofner
3 26 Joe Walton
3 63 Frank Gifford
4 6 Joe Walton

Joe Kapp - Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Colts (Sept. 28, 1969)
The Baltimore Colts traveled to Minnesota and were humbled by Kapp to a tune of 52 to 14. The quarterback sprayed the football to 12 different receivers and completed 28 of 43 passes for a Vikings record 449 yards. The TD strikes occurred in all four quarters in the game and the longest was a 83-yarder to Gene Washington. Kapp’s last TD pass, 15 yards to Jim Lindsey, also set a new Vikings mark for scoring in a game.

Quarter Distance Receiver
1 18 Dave Osborn
1 83 Gene Washington
2 21 Bob Grim
2 13 Kent Kramer
3 41 Gene Washington
3 1 John Beasley
4 15 Jim Lindsey

Peyton Manning  - Denver Broncos vs. Baltimore Ravens (Sept. 5, 2013)
Manning led Denver to a 49-27 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in the season opener, a much-anticipated rematch against the team that ended the Broncos' playoff run the previous year. Manning, who connected on two TD passes with wide receivers Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker and tight Julius Thomas, ended the day with 462 yards a no interceptions.

Quarter Distance Receiver
2 24 Julius Thomas
2 23 Julius Thomas
3 28 Andre Caldwell
3 5 Wes Welker
3 2 Wes Welker
4 26 Demaryius Thomas
4 78 Demaryius Thomas
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