John Matthew Stafford, a quarterback with the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League, was born on February 7, 1988. (NFL). He was a first-team All-American at Georgia and was taken first overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft.
Stafford is third in all-time passing yards per game and was the fastest NFL player to reach 40,000 yards. He ranks in the top 20 all-time in pass attempts, completions, passing yards, and passing touchdowns.
Matthew Stafford’s NFL Set Records?
When Matthew signed the five-year, extension with the Lions which was worth $135 million, he made the following stats achievement.
His 2,634 total completions, 30,303 throwing yards, 187 passing touchdowns, and 86.8 passer rating are all franchise records. Matthew Stafford, who is currently 29 years old, has the third-most throwing yards of any NFL quarterback before turning 30.
Let’s go a little deeper;
With a reach of 30,000 career passing yards, he is the fastest quarterback anyone has ever had or gotten to in just about 109 games.
Matthew again has had late-game victories of seven more than any other quarterback over the past five seasons.
In 2011, he made 5,038 passing yards making him one of the few players with the 5,000 yard passing season. It will interest you to know that Stanford is looking to extend his record streak of 4,000-yard seasons of all time.