|Matthew Stafford||Career||Patrick Mahomes|
|2,340||1st Downs from Passing||775|
|7.3||Yards Per Pass Attempt||8.3|
|7.2||Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt||9.0|
|11.6||Yards Per Completion||12.5|
|274.7||Passing Yards Per Game||306.7|
|2,532||Yards Lost by Sack||489|
|6.5||Net Yards Per Pass Attempt||7.7|
|6.4||Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt||8.4|
During the 170 games in his career, Stafford has connected on 4,015 of his 6,396 tries for 46,696 yards. He averages 274.7 yards per contest through the air with a 89.9 QB rating. Stafford has thrown 294 touchdowns compared to 147 interceptions and the longest pass of his career went for 87 yards. He’s been driven back 2,532 yards while being the victim of a QB sack 389 times. His touchdown percentage is 4.6% and his interception percentage is 2.3%.
In the 51 games in his career, Mahomes has completed 1,249 of 1,882 attempts for 15,642 yards. He averages 306.7 yards per game through the air with a 108.7 quarterback rating. Mahomes has thrown 130 touchdowns while giving up 30 interceptions and the longest pass of his career went for 89 yards. He’s lost a combined 489 yards while being the victim of a QB sack 74 times. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 6.9% and his interception rate is 1.6%.
|Matthew Stafford (2021)||Most Recent Season||Patrick Mahomes (2021)|
|73||1st Downs from Passing||84|
|9.2||Yards Per Pass Attempt||7.6|
|9.8||Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt||7.9|
|13.6||Yards Per Completion||11.0|
|317.4||Passing Yards Per Game||298.0|
|36||Yards Lost by Sack||29|
|8.8||Net Yards Per Pass Attempt||7.2|
|9.4||Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt||7.5|
For the year, Stafford has passed for 1,587 yards with 12 TDs and 3 picks. Over the course of the season, he has been sacked 4 different times for a total of 36 yards lost. His quarterback rating is 113.2 with a TD percentage of 7.0% and an interception rate of 1.7%. His longest pass completion this year went for 75 yards and He has averaging 317.4 yards per outing. Stafford has completed 117 of his attempted 172 passes for a completion percentage of 68.0%.
In his 5 contests played this season, Mahomes has connected on 135 of his 195 attempts for a total of 1,490 yards. He averages 298.0 yards per contest through the air with a 106.1 quarterback rating. Mahomes has thrown 16 touchdowns this year while tossing 6 picks and his longest throw of the year went for 75 yds. He has lost 29 yards while being sacked 7 times. His TD percentage when attempting a pass is 8.2% and his interception rate is 3.1%.