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What is the longest pass in NFL history?
May 16, 2011 12:16AM
The longest possible pass in the NFL is 99 yards (a touchdown thrown from within the 1-yard line) - it has been done 11 times in NFL history.
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What is the longest pass in the NFL history without a touchdown?
What is the longest pass record in football?
There have been many TD passes in NFL history that have covered 110 yds . Those are passes with yards after catch. According to the NFL, the longest pass with no YAC was an 83 yard pass from Don Meredith to Bob Hays. Outside of an official NFL game, it is reported that Terry Bradshaw once threw a pass from goal line to goal line (100 yds in the air) at a football camp in Louisiana. The longest collegiate "in the air" pass is recorded as 96 yards, on two separate occasions.
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Who recorded the longest punt in the NFL?
The longest punt in NFL history was 98 yards by Steve O'Neal of the New York Jets in a game against the Denver Broncos in 1969. Although the kick was made before the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 (the Jets and Broncos were American Football League teams), the punt is still recognized as the longest punt in the history of the NFL.