NFL Has any QB surpassed this Aaron Brooks stat (rushing & passing)? (2 Viewers)

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A.B. was the first QB in NFL history to have 400+ yds passing (in a game) AND 100+ yds rushing (in a game)... in the SAME season.

Thinking of:

Steve Young
Michael Vick
Patrick Mahomes
Deshaun Watson
Lamar Jackson
... and others

Wondering: How many others have done it?

Sidebar: A.B. was one of the BEST at play action and misdirection fakes; he knew how to sell it!


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A.B. Was the first QB in NFL history to have 400+ yds passing (in a game) AND 100+ yds rushing (in a game)... in the SAME season.

Thinking of:

Steve Young
Michael Vick
Patrick Mahomes
Deshaun Watson
Lamar Jackson
... and others

Wondering: How many others have done it?

:gosaints:
After a quick search. Nope. The closest is:

Kaepernick in 2016. Rushed for 100+ against Miami and threw for 398 against....uh....us....

Vick in 2013. Rushed Passed for 428 against the Chargers and rushed for 99 yards against Kansas City.

Johnny Manziel in 2015. 372 Yards passing and then 108 yards rushing later in the year.

Mcnab in 2002 threw for 390 yards and rushed 125 in another game.
 
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A.B. Was the first QB in NFL history to have 400+ yds passing (in a game) AND 100+ yds rushing (in a game)... in the SAME season.

Thinking of:

Steve Young
Michael Vick
Patrick Mahomes
Deshaun Watson
Lamar Jackson
... and others

Wondering: How many others have done it?

Sidebar: A.B. was one of the BEST at play action and misdirection fakes; he knew how to sell it!


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The 400 yard game is not great or anything.

Dude it was a bunch of yards cuz the saints were not in the game and he was horrible that day.

He threw two picks and the saints fumble a kick return the saints were down the whole game and got forking killed. One touchdown then one more in complete garbage time down by 20 plus with two minutes.

I was at that game. Got killed by a broncos team with Gus Frerotte.

Don't bring it up like it was a good thing!
 

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He wasn't acting like it was a good thing. He was simply asking whether or not anyone knew of any other QB who'd done those particular things.

If I was being a dick I would have said the rushing game he stunk to high heaven also.

Started ungodly slow took 5 sacks and completed less than 50% of his passes.

The d played lights out three turnovers and kept giving them a short field to work with.

Was not at that one because it was on the road. I remember that year well cuz I had talk my dad into getting tickets again. He would not budge after the ditka crap so me and my brother paid for them.
 

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Good ole' AB. He was athletic and the king of the "broken play". Blake was really learning the offense and getting better into the reads and especially his "touch" on underneath routes, over LB's in 2nd tier and timing routes. (He was previously more one dimensional with one ball velocity, hard. He oddly had a beautiful deep ball though.) After injured, AB teamed up with Willie Jackson for 1000 yds on mostly broken plays. Our road to the playoffs was built on riding Deuce to an early grave (3rd and long with draw plays up the middle he WOULD convert...lol), Horn getting smashed jumping for badly thrown balls in middle of the field on 3rd downs (while running proper routes) and AB and WJ playing streetball, as well as a non sexy but stout defense, especially the line. As McCarthy believed his own hype and thought his scheme was most amazing, ground breaking offense ever created, he preached lack of execution for times of lack of production. He never schemed for strength/weakness of his personnel. McCarthy let AB streetball and use his athleticism, then tried to make him a pocket passer, playing against his strengths. He eventually added more verbiage and tried to instill the 2 TE/NO FB offense that was canned late in the season and stifled even more progress for the entire offense. He finally had to "dumb down" the calls and verbiage since AB was having trouble just getting the play CALLED in the huddle and the team was having trouble even knowing the plays.

AB was never my fave QB but have some good games and highlights from that time. I blame McCarthy, overrated coach and coordinator, for not assisting in AB's growth as a QB. Willie Jackson was a 1000 yd WR with playoff experience and was a bug on the windshield after the Saints...there is a reason. Streetball stats.

If the offense was molded around strong run game and keeping the game manageable within his skill and mental ranges, he could have gained confidence and we might have achieved legit offensive consistency and productivity...not players achieving in SPITE of McCarthy's playcalling. That could have a special offense. Brooks was psychologically beat from McCarthy's tenure as OC. (One man's opinion who watched and studied all of those games and longtime football player/coach with semi-pro experience).
 

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If I was being a dick I would have said the rushing game he stunk to high heaven also.

Started ungodly slow took 5 sacks and completed less than 50% of his passes.

The d played lights out three turnovers and kept giving them a short field to work with.

Was not at that one because it was on the road. I remember that year well cuz I had talk my dad into getting tickets again. He would not budge after the ditka crap so me and my brother paid for them.
Yeah, but scrambling for 11 yards on 4th and 10 was money. And he knew he could make it, and it got us a home game in the playoffs ahead of, and against, the defending Super Bowl champs, and he led us to our first playoff win. We were dead in the water that year when Blake and Griffin went down and he carried us. The haters don't like it, and it never ended the way we wanted, but you can't ever take 2000 away from any of us, and that includes AB.
 

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