10 Fun Facts About The TD Passes Of Dave Krieg


Dave Krieg came out of tiny Milton College and would go on to have a 19 year career as a quarterback in the NFL. The first dozen years were spent with the Seattle Seahawks where he led the team threw the very first period of success in franchise history. Here is a look at 10 fun facts about the TD passes he threw while in the league.

-Dave Krieg threw 261 touchdown passes during his NFL career.

-Dave Krieg threw 195 TD passes while with the Seahawks, 22 with the Chiefs, 16 with the Cardinals, 14 with the Bears, and another 14 with the Lions.

-The first TD pass Dave Krieg ever threw in the NFL was an 11 yarder against the Raiders in 1981 to future Hall of Famer Steve Largent.

-The longest TD pass Dave Krieg would be credited with during his career was an 80 yarder to Daryl Turner with the Seahawks in a win over the Denver Broncos in 1984.

-Dave Krieg threw more touchdown passes against the Denver Broncos, a total of 35, than he did against any other team in the league.

-Of his 261 career TD passes, Dave Krieg threw 138 at home and 123 on the road.

-Dave Krieg threw more touchdown passes in the second quarter, a total of 86, than he did in any other quarter of play during his career. He also threw 46 in the first quarter, 58 in the third quarter, and 71 in the fourth quarter.

-Dave Krieg threw 25 touchdown passes during his career on Monday Night Football.

-The player who caught more Dave Krieg touchdown passes during his career than anyone else was Steve Largent with 46.

-Dave Krieg threw touchdown passes to 55 different players during his career.

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