The Most TD Passes Thrown In A Game Against Every Team – Part 1


In week one of 2009, Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints threw for six touchdowns against the Detroit Lions. This tied him with Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts for the most TD passes thrown against the Lions since the AFLNFL merger in 1970. We wanted to check who holds the record against the rest of the teams though.

So, starting with the Lions… here is a look at the quarterbacks that hold the record for the most touchdown passes thrown against every team in the NFC since 1970.

Against the Lions:
2009 – Drew Brees (New Orleans) – 6 TD
2004 – Peyton Manning (Indianapolis) – 6 TD

Against the Cardinals:
1977 – Bob Griese (Miami) – 6 TD
2008 – Brett Favre (New York Jets) – 6 TD

Against the Falcons:
1990 – Joe Montana (San Francisco) – 6 TD
1991 – Mark Rypien (Washington) – 6 TD

Against the Panthers:
1998 – Brett Favre (Green Bay) – 5 TD
2000 – Rich Gannon (Oakland) – 5 TD

Against the Bears:
1972 – Steve Spurrier (San Francisco) – 5 TD
1982 – Tommy Kramer (Minnesota) – 5 TD
1995 – Brett Favre (Green Bay) – 5 TD

Against the Cowboys:
2004 – Daunte Culpepper (Minnesota) – 5 TD
2006 – Drew Brees (New Orleans) – 5 TD
2007 – Tom Brady (New England) – 5 TD

Against the Packers:
1986 – Tommy Kramer (Minnesota) – 6 TD

Against the Texans:
2004 – Daunte Culpepper (Minnesota) – 5 TD
2004 – Peyton Manning (Indianapolis) – 5 TD

Against the Vikings:
1978 – Gary Danielson (Detroit) – 5 TD
1984 – John Elway (Denver) – 5 TD
1997 – Brett Favre (Green Bay) – 5 TD
2002 – Brad Johnson (Tampa Bay) – 5 TD

Against the Saints:
2003 – Peyton Manning (Indianapolis) – 6 TD

Against the Giants:
1983 – Danny White (Dallas) – 5 TD
1988 – Jim Everett (Los Angeles Rams) – 5 TD
2003 – Aaron Brooks (New Orleans) – 5 TD
2006 – Matt Hasselbeck (Seattle) – 5 TD

Against the Eagles:
1989 – Joe Montana (San Francisco) – 5 TD

Against the 49ers:
1982 – Dan Fouts (San Diego) – 5 TD
1983 – Vince Ferragamo (Los Angeles Rams) – 5 TD
1999 – Kurt Warner (St. Louis) – 5 TD
2005 – Donovan McNabb (Philadelphia) – 5 TD

Against the Seahawks:
1997 – Neil O’Donnell (New York Jets) – 5 TD

Against the Rams:
1986 – Dan Marino (Miami) – 5 TD

Against the Buccaneers:
1985 – Ken O’Brien (New York Jets) – 5 TD
1989 – Boomer Esiason (Cincinnati) – 5 TD
1992 – Wade Wilson (Atlanta) – 5 TD
2006 – Tony Romo (Dallas) – 5 TD

Against the Redskins:
1984 – Dan Marino (Miami) – 5 TD
1989 – Randall Cunningham (Philadelphia) – 5 TD
1999 – Troy Aikman (Dallas) – 5 TD

Check back tomorrow, we’ll have a list of the quarterbacks who have thrown the most touchdown passes in one game against each of the AFC teams.

Read: The Most TD Passes Thrown In A Game Against Every Team – Part 2

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