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Arizona quarterback KYLER MURRAY leads all NFC rookies in passing yards (2,229) and passer rating (89.2), while ranking second among all quarterbacks with 313 rushing yards in 2019. Earlier in the season, Murray – who was selected with the first-overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft – became just the second quarterback to pass for at least 300 yards in each of his first two career games in NFL history.
On Sunday at Tampa Bay (1:00 PM ET, FOX), Murray needs 271 passing yards to join DESHAUN WATSON (2017-18), CAM NEWTON (2011) and DAUNTE CULPEPPER (2000) as the only quarterbacks with at least 2,500 passing yards and 250 rushing yards in their first 10 career starts in NFL history.
The quarterbacks with at least 2,500 passing yards and 250 rushing yards in first 10 career starts in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM||SEASON(S)||PASSING YARDS||RUSHING YARDS|
|*Through nine starts|
SLING IT LIKE STAFFORD:
Earlier this season, Detroit quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD became the first quarterback in NFL history to reach 40,000 career passing yards in fewer than 150 games. Over the past three weeks, Stafford leads the NFL in passing yards (1,112) and passing touchdowns (10) and has passed for at least 300 yards and three touchdowns in each of his past three games.
Appearing in his 150th career game on Sunday at Chicago (1:00 PM ET, CBS), Stafford needs at least 300 passing yards and three touchdowns to tie Pro Football Hall of Famer KURT WARNER (23 games) for the fourth-most games with at least 300 passing yards and three touchdowns in a player’s first 150 career games in NFL history.
The players with the most games with at least of 300 passing yards and three touchdowns in their first 150 career games in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM(S)||GAMES WITH 300 YARDS & 3+ TD PASSES|
|Aaron Rodgers||Green Bay||31|
|Drew Brees||San Diego, New Orleans||27|
|Kurt WarnerHOF||St. Louis Rams, Arizona||23|
|*Through 149 games|