Joe Montana's Career Highlights


All-NFL: 1987 (AP, PFWA, PW); 1989 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW); 1990 (AP, NEA)

All-NFL Second Team: 1981 (AP, NEA); 1983 (NEA); 1984 (AP, NEA); 1987 (NEA)

All-NFC: 1981 (UPI, PW); 1984 (UPI, PW); 1985 (UPI); 1987 (UPI, PW); 1989 (UPI, PW)

All-NFC Second Team: 1990 (UPI) 
 

(8) – 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986*, 1988, 1990*, 1991*, 1994*

* Did not play
 

[1st] Most Consecutive Passes Completed – 22 (vs. Cleveland {5} Nov. 29, 1987; vs. Green Bay {17} Dec. 6, 1987)
[1st] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 5 (1982)
[2nd] Highest Passer Rating, Career – 92.3
[2nd] Most Games, 400 Yards or More Passing, Career – 7
[2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Career – 63.24
[2nd] Highest Passer Rating, Season – 112.4 (1989)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 4 (1990)
[3rd] Most Passes Completed, Career – 3,409
[3rd] Most Season Leading League, Completion Percentage – 5 (1980-1981, 1985, 1987, 1989)
[3rd] Most Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing – 8 (1981, 1983-1985, 1987, 1989-1990, 1994)
[3rd] Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 2.58 (5,391-139)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Passes Completed – 18 (vs. L.A. Rams {13} Oct. 28, 1984; vs. Cincinnati {5} Nov. 4, 1984)

Super Bowl Records

[1st] Highest Passer Rating, Career – 127.8
[1st] Most Passes Completed, Career – 83
[1st] Most Consecutive Completions, Game – 13 (vs. Denver, SB XXIV)
[1st] Most Yards Gained Passing, Career – 1,142
[1st] Most Yards Gained Passing, Game – 357 (vs. Cincinnati, SB XXIII)
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 11
[Tied for 1st] Most Games, Winning Team – 4 (XVI, XIX, XXIII, XXIV)
[Tied for 1st] Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 0.00 (122-0)
[Tied for 1st] Most Attempts, Without Interception, Game – 36 (vs. Cincinnati, SB XXIII)
[2nd] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 122
[2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Career – 68.0
[2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Game – 75.9 (vs. Denver, SB XXIV; 29-22)
[2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 5 (vs. Denver, SB XXIV)
[2nd] Most Attempts, Without Interception, Game – 35 (vs. Miami, SB XIX)

Post-Season Records

[1st] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 734
[1st] Most Passes Completed, Career – 460
[1st] Most Yards Gained Passing, Career – 5,772
[1st] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Career – 6
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 45
[2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Game – 86.7 (vs. L.A. Rams, Jan. 14, 1990; 30-26)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 5 (vs. Denver, SB XXIV)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, Touchdown Passes – 10 (1988-1993)
[3rd] Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 21
[Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 2 (1983-1984)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4 (vs. Minnesota, Jan. 6, 1990)

49ers’ records held by Montana
(Records through the 1992 season, Montana’s final season with San Francisco)

[1st] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 4,600
[1st] Most Passes Completed, Career – 2,929
[1st] Most Yards Gained, Passing, Career – 35,124
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 244
[1st] Most Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing – 7
[1st] Most Consecutive Passes Completed – 22
[1st] Most Consecutive Passes Without Interception – 154
[1st] Most Yards Gained Passing, Season – 3,944 (1990)
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Season – 31 (1987)
[1st] Highest Completion Percentage, Season – 70.2 (1989)
[1st] Highest Passer Rating, Season – 112.4 (1989)
[1st] Most Passes Attempted, Game – 60 (vs. Washington, Nov, 17, 1986)
[1st] Most Passes Completed, Game – 37 (vs. Atlanta, Oct. 6, 1985)
[1st] Most Yards Gained, Passing, Game – 476 (vs. Atlanta, Oct. 14, 1990)
[1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 6 (vs. Atlanta, Oct. 14, 1990)
[2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Career – 63.7 (4,600-2,929)
[2nd] Most Yards Gained, Passing, Game – 458 (vs. L.A. Rams, Dec. 11, 1989)
[2nd] Longest Pass Completion – 96t (to Jerry Rice vs. San Diego, Nov. 27, 1988)
[3rd] Most Passes Had Intercepted, Career – 123
[3rd] Longest Pass Completion – 95t (to John Taylor vs. L.A. Rams, Dec. 11, 1989)

Chiefs' records held by Montana
(Records through the 1994 season, Montana’s final season with Kansas City)

[1st] Most Passes Completed, Game – 37 (vs. San Diego, Oct. 9, 1994)
[Tied for 1st] Most Passes Attempted, Game – 55 (vs. San Diego, Oct. 9, 1994)
[2nd] Most Passes Attempted, Season – 493 (1994)
[2nd] Most Passes Attempted, Game – 54 (vs. Denver, Oct. 17, 1994)
[2nd] Most Passes Completed, Season – 299 (1994)
[2nd] Most Passes Completed, Game – 34 (vs. Denver, Oct. 17, 1994)
[2nd] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Season – 4 (1994)
[2nd] Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Season – 1.83 (1994 – 493-9)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 2 (1994)
[3rd] Highest Completion Percentage, Season – 60.74 (1993 – 298-181)
[3rd] Most Yard Gained Passing, Season – 3,283 (1994)
[3rd] Lowest Percentage, Passes Had Intercepted, Season – 2.34 (1993 – 298-7)

League Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1987, 1989
Passing Touchdown Leader: 1982*, 1987

NFC Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1981, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989
Passing Touchdown Leader: 1982, 1984*, 1985, 1987

Team Statistical Championships
Passing Titles: 1980^, 1981^, 1982^, 1983^, 1984^, 1985^, 1986^, 1987^, 1988^, 1989^, 1990^, 1993^^, 1994^^
Passing Touchdown Leader: 1980^, 1981^, 1982^, 1983^, 1984^, 1985^, 1986^, 1987^, 1988^, 1989^, 1990^, 1993^^, 1994^^

* Tied; ^SF San Francisco 49ers; ^^KC Kansas City Chiefs


 Super Bowl XVI MVP (1981)
 Super Bowl XIX MVP (1984)
 1986 Co-Comeback Player of the Year (PW)
 1989 MVP/Player of the Year (PFWA, AP, NEA, SN, MX)
 1989 Offensive Player of the Year/MVP (AP, PW)
 1989 NFC Most Valuable Player (UPI)
 Super Bowl XXIV MVP (1989)
 1990 MVP/Player of the Year (AP)
 NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1980s
 Super Bowl Silver Anniversary Team

 NFL's 75th Anniversary All-Time Team

Year Team W L T Division Finish
1979 San Francisco 49ers 2 14 0 (4th)
1980 San Francisco 49ers 6 10 0 (3rd)
1981 San Francisco 49ers 13 3 0 (1st)
1982 San Francisco 49ers 3 6 0 (11th*)
1983 San Francisco 49ers 10 6 0 (1st)
1984 San Francisco 49ers 15 1 0 (1st)
1985 San Francisco 49ers 10 6 0 (2nd)
1986 San Francisco 49ers 10 5 1 (1st)
1987 San Francisco 49ers 13 2 0 (1st)
1988 San Francisco 49ers 10 6 0 (1st)
1989 San Francisco 49ers 14 2 0 (1st)
1990 San Francisco 49ers 14 2 0 (1st)
1992 San Francisco 49ers 14 2 0 (1st)
1993 Kansas City Chiefs 11 5 0 (1st)
1994 Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 (2nd)
* NFC regular season finish in strike-shortened season.

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