Matthew Stafford fastest quarterback to reach 40,000 yards passing
Posted: 3:38 PM, Oct 20, 2019
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions throws a pass in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 22, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Lions defeated the Eagles 27-24. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s Matthew Stafford is the fastest quarterback to reach 40,000 yards passing.
He surpassed the milestone in the first quarter of the Lions' game against Minnesota. Stafford made it to 40,000 in his 147th game.
The previous record was held by Matt Ryan, who reached the mark in 151 games.
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