Norm Van Brocklin is one of the most significant quarterbacks in Rams history. He came to the team in the 1949 NFL Draft, a fourth round selection, and after a long career there and then with the Philadelphia Eagles, he eventually made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He played in a number of big games and threw a lot of important touchdown passes. Here is a look at five interesting facts about the touchdown passes of Norm Van Brocklin.
#1 The first TD pass Norm Van Brocklin ever threw in the NFL came in the first game of his rookie season. It was a fourth quarter score that tied the game on the way to a 27-24 comeufabet มือถือ from behind win over the Detroit Lions. It went for 19 yards and was caught by Elroy Hirsch.
#2 No one had more touchdown catches from Hall of Famer Norm Van Brocklin than fellow Hall of Famer Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch with 32.
#3 When it comes to seeing who Van Brocklin threw the most touchdown passes against, it is a tie. He threw 22 touchdown passes against both the Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions. That’s more than he threw against any other team in the league.
#4 Norm Van Brocklin completed TD passes to four eventual members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame during his career: Elroy Hirsch, Tom Fears, Andy Robustelli, and Tommy McDonald.
#5 Van Brocklin threw 171 touchdown passes during his career. He threw the first 116 as a member of the Los Angeles Rams for nine seasons. He played the final three years of his career with the Philadelphia Eagles and threw another 55 touchdown passes there. Even though he only played a third as much time in Philadelphia as he did in Los Angeles, he was able to throw almost half as many touchdown passe