Drew Brees vs Sam Darnold Stats

Brees threw for 571 touchdowns compared to 243 interceptions and the longest completion of his career went for 98 yards. His TD rate on pass attempts was 5.4% and his interception rate was 2.3%. He lost a combined 2,991 yds while being sacked 420 times. He averaged 280.0 yds per game through the air with a 98.7 quarterback rating. In the 287 games in his career, Brees completed 7,142 of his 10,551 attempts for a total of 80,358 yds.

In the 62 games in his career, Darnold has been successful on 1,136 of 1,905 attempts for a total of 12,910 yards. He averages 208.2 yds per contest through the air with a 78.6 QB rating. Darnold has passed for 68 TD’s while tossing 58 interceptions and the longest throw of his career went for 92 yards. He’s lost a total of 1,010 yds while being sacked 153 times. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 3.6% and his interception percentage is 3.0%.

Drew Brees vs Sam Darnold Stats

Drew BreesCareerSam Darnold
287Games Played62
7,142Completions1,136
10,551Pass Attempts1,905
67.7%Completion %59.6%
80,358Passing Yards12,910
571Passing Touchdowns68
5.4%Touchdown Percentage3.6%
243Interceptions58
2.3%Interception Percentage3.0%
98Longest Pass92
7.6Yards Per Pass Attempt6.8
7.7Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt8.9
11.3Yards Per Completion11.4
280.0Passing Yards Per Game208.2
98.7Quarterback Rating78.6
420Times Sacked153
2,991Yards Lost by Sack1,010
7.1Net Yards Per Pass Attempt6.8
7.1Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt8.7
3.8%Sack Percentage7.4%

Brees connected on 275 of his attempted 390 throws in his last season for a completion percentage of 70.5%. His longest completion went for 52 yards and he passed for 245.2 yds per game. He had a QB rating of 108.3 with a TD rate of 6.2% and an interception percentage of 1.5%. In his last year, Brees threw for 2,942 yards with 24 TDs and 6 picks. He was sacked 30 times for a total of 180 yards lost.

Darnold has thrown 7 TDs this year compared to 3 interceptions and his longest throw of the year went for 52 yards. His touchdown percentage is 5.0% and his interception percentage is 2.1%. He has lost a total of 78 yards while being the victim of a QB sack 10 different times. He is averaging 190.5 yds per contest through the air with a 92.6 quarterback rating. In 6 contests played this season, Darnold has been successful on 82 of 140 attempts for 1,143 yds.

Drew Brees (2020)Most Recent SeasonSam Darnold (2022)
12Games Played6
275Completions82
390Pass Attempts140
70.5%Completion %58.6%
2,942Passing Yards1,143
24Passing Touchdowns7
6.2%Touchdown Percentage5.0%
6Interceptions3
1.5%Interception Percentage2.1%
52Longest Pass52
7.5Yards Per Pass Attempt8.2
8.1Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt8.2
10.7Yards Per Completion13.9
245.2Passing Yards Per Game190.5
108.3Quarterback Rating92.6
30Times Sacked10
180Yards Lost by Sack78
6.6Net Yards Per Pass Attempt6.7
7.1Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt7.1
7.7%Sack Percentage7.1%