Bortles Breaks Jaguars’ Single-Season Passing Touchdowns Record

December 8, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles finished Sunday's loss to the Tennessee Titans with 27 passing touchdowns so far this season, breaking David Garrard's single-season franchise record of 23 that was set in 2010, per ESPN Stats & Info.
The 23-year-old entered the game with 22 touchdown passes through 11 appearances, then proceeded to throw for a career-high five touchdowns Sunday afternoon, albeit in a 42-39 defeat.
In addition to the passing touchdowns record that he already holds, Bortles is on pace for 363 completions, 628 pass attempts and 4,365 passing yards, giving him a shot to set the single-season franchise marks in each of those categories.
All of the current records were set in 1996 by Mark Brunell, who completed 353 of his 557 pass attempts (63.4 percent) for 4,367 yards, albeit with a 19-to-20 touchdown-to-interception ratio.
The 1996 season, Jacksonville's second campaign as an NFL franchise, kicked off a streak of four consecutive year...

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