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Top 10 Unbreakable Streaks
47 Consecutive Games with a TD Pass
Posted On 05.17, 2013

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‹‹ 74 Consecutive Wins (Tennis) 84 Straight Saves ››

Pretty much every passing record in the NFL has been set within the past 20 years as rule changes have opened up the game with more high-powered aerial offensive game plans. But despite the proliferation of the passing assault, no one has been able to approach the record set by Johnny Unitas for most consecutive games throwing at least one touchdown pass. For 47 straight games, from the last game of his rookie year in 1956 through the next four seasons, Unitas threw a TD pass in every game.

After the streak ended in a loss to the Rams on Dec. 11, 1960, Unitas said “records are made to be broken,” but clearly this one was not. Even the gunslingers who fill up the rest of the NFL record book recently couldn’t top Unitas, with Brett Favre having the second longest such streak at 36 games and Dan Marino third with a 30-game streak. Drew Brees is the active leader at 27.

Top 10 Unbreakable Streaks




‹‹ 74 Consecutive Wins (Tennis) 84 Straight Saves ››

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