QB Joe Flacco has thrown 5 TDs and has only 4 incompletions in the first half against the Buccaneers.
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Everyone knows that QB Joe Flacco has an absolute cannon for an arm, but with 5 TDs in just the first half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he may be setting himself up for a spot in Canton as one of the best gunslingers ever.
In the first quarter alone Flacco threw 4 TDs – 2 to Torrey Smith, 1 to Kamar Aiken and 1 to Michael Campanaro. In the second quarter Flacco threw a 56-yard bomb to Steve Smith Sr. for a TD. Threw the first 20 minutes of game-time, Flacco has more TDs (5) than incompletions (4).
The NFL record for TDs in a game is 7 – held by such legends as Sid Luckman, Peyton Manning, Joe Kapp and George Blanda among others. The NFL record for TDs in a half is 6 – held by Raiders QB Daryl Lamonica.