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|Outside Own Division||6||198||115||58.1||1482||7.5||70||9||5||65||32.8||29||15||112||86.3|
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|Lucas Oil Stadium||1||40||27||67.5||319||8||33||1||1||16||40||6||2||16||89.5|
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|San Francisco 49ers||1||4||17||4.2||7||0||1|
|State Farm Stadium||1||1||2||2||2||0||0|
|Lucas Oil Stadium||1||2||14||7||8||0||0|
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|San Francisco 49ers||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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The Los Angeles Rams traded quarterback Jared Goff and future draft picks to the Detroit Lions for quarterback Matthew Stafford. In his first season with the Rams, Stafford helped lead the team to a Super Bowl LVI victory. He finished top five in the 2021 regular season in passing yards (4,886), passing touchdowns (41, matching a career-high), passing first downs (233) and yards per attempt (8.13).
- Signed four-year extension with Rams (3/19/22)
- Acquired via trade with the Detroit Lions (3/17/21)
- Re-signed by the Lions to a five-year contract extension through the 2022 season (8/28/17)
- Re-signed by the Lions to a three-year extension (7/10/13)
- Selected by the Lions in the first round (1st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
- Has started all 191 regular season games that he's played in and completed 4,508 of 7,128 passes (63% completion rate), for 52,082 yards and 333 touchdowns. He has a 90.9 career passer rating during the regular season.
- His 52,082 passing yards ranks 11th most all-time for regular season games. He is two spots ahead of Hall of Famer Warren Moon (49,325) and one spot ahead of Hall of Famer John Elway (51,475). His 333 passing touchdowns are 11th all-time and more than Moon (291), Elway (300) and other Hall of Famer Joe Montana (273). His 4,728 completions are 11th-most all-time.
- Has started seven career playoff games and completed 98 of 140 passing attempts for 2,096 yards (66.9% completion), for 13 touchdowns and a 99.0 passer rating.
- Accounted for the most passing yards through 165 starts in NFL history.
- Became one of four quarterbacks in NFL history to throw for 3,700+ yards and 20 touchdowns in eight consecutive seasons.
- Ranks sixth in NFL history for 350-plus completions in eight consecutive seasons.
- Ranks fourth in NFL history for pass completions (3,482) through a player's first 10 seasons.
- Completed 206-of-303 passes for 2,087 yards with a 87.4 passer rating before being injured in Week 11. Ranked seventh in the NFL in completion percentage (68.0%), the highest completion percentage of his career before being injured.
- Finished top five in the regular 2021 season in passing yards (4,886), passing touchdowns (41, matching a career-high), passing first downs (233) and yards per attempt (8.13).
- Through 17 games during the 2021 season, Stafford had the Rams third in the NFL with 65 completions of over 20-yards with completions to eight different receivers.
- Threw 237 career touchdown passes in his first 10 seasons (2009-18) passing Drew Brees (235) for the sixth-most touchdown passes through a player's first 10 seasons.
- Was voted to the Pro Bowl in 2014 after leading the Detroit Lions to the playoffs.
- Broke the Rams' franchise record for single-season passing yards in Week 18 of the 2021 season when he reached 4,886 passing yards in his 17th game this year.
- Broke the Rams' franchise record for completions in a single-season with 404 completions on 601 attempts. During the Rams' Week 17 win in Baltimore in 2021.
- Was selected as the 2011 Associated Press Comeback Player of the Year.
- In his first 182 career regular season and playoff games, Stafford accumulated 50,159 passing yards. Stafford was the fastest QB to reach 50,000 passing yards in NFL history.
- Became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to reach 40,000 passing yards (147 games).
- Became the fastest quarterback in NFL history to reach 30,000 passing yards, hitting the mark in his 109th game. The record was previously set by Hall of Fame QBs Dan Marino and Kurt Warner who accomplished the feat in 114 career games.
- From 2011-2020, Stafford had 36 game-winning drives, which is five more than second place Russell Wilson during that time, six more than Drew Brees and 16 more times than Aaron Rodgers. He led the NFL in game-winning drives in 2014, 2016 and 2017. In 2021 with the Rams, Stafford had four game-winning drives. In the fourth quarter, Stafford completed 71% of his passes, threw for 12 touchdowns and had a 126.4 passer rating.
- With 10 games of 400-plus passing yards, Stafford is seventh all-time in the category.
- Entering into the 2021 season and since he entered the league in 2009, Stafford led all quarterback with 31 fourthquarter comebacks. Of his 74 career wins with the Detroit Lions, 31 of them featured fourth quarter comebacks.
- Has finished in the top 10 in passing yards eight times in his career. He was third in the NFL in passing yards during the 2021 campaign.
- Has finished the regular season with a completion rate above 63% in each of the last seven seasons.
College: Stafford played three seasons at Georgia (34 starts) and finished his collegiate career ranking third on the school's all-time record list for yards passing (7,731), pass attempts (987), completed passes (564), touchdowns passes (51), total touchdowns (57) and yards of total offense (7,944). In 2008, he started 13 games and completed 235-of-383 passes for 3,459 yards with a 61.3 completion percentage. Stafford set a Georgia season record with 25 touchdowns and averaged 9.0 yards per passing attempt. He recorded the third-best season in Georgia history and his 153.5 passing efficiency marked was the second-best in program history. He earned AP All-Southeastern Conference honors and received the team's Vince Dooley MVP of the Year Award. Stafford was 30-9 in his college career, including bowl game victories in the 2006 Chick-fil-A Bowl, 2008 Sugar Bowl and the 2009 Capital One Bowl. He is tied for first in Georgia history with five touchdown passes in a game and is second in school history in total offense.
Personal: Attended Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas and was a USA Today All-American selection following his senior year. He was a three-time All-State selection and was the Gatorade Player of the Year after throwing for 4,018 yards and 38 touchdowns in his senior year to lead the school to it's first Class AAAA championship since 1957. He was ranked as one of the best high school football players in the country, ranking as the no.6 overall prospect and the no.1 quarterback in the 2006 recruiting class, according to 247Sports. He chose to attend Georgia despite receiving scholarship offers from Florida State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas.