Lamar Jackson Has More Total Yards Than 18 NFL Teams Including NFC North-Leading Packers

Lamar Jackson is off to a historic pace through the first five games of the 2021 season. Jackson is the first player in NFL history to throw for 1,500 yards and run for 300 yards in the first five games, and the only player in NFL history to throw for 1,5000 yards and rush for 300 yards in a five-game span.

Jackson has combined for 1,860 passing and rushing yards this season, which is more than 18 NFL teams, including the NFC North leading Green Bay packers, who’s quarterback is the reigning league MVP, Aaron Rodgers. The Packers have 1,738 total yards this season, which is 22nd in the NFL.

Here are the 18 teams that currently trail Jackson in total yards:

  • San Francisco 49ers:1,841
  • Indianapolis Colts: 1,817
  • Carolina Panthers: 1,817
  • Denver Broncos: 1,789
  • Seattle Seahawks: 1,755
  • Washington Football Team: 1,741
  • Jacksonville Jaguars: 1,740
  • Green Bay Packers: 1,738
  • Atlanta Falcons: 1,728
  • Detroit Lions: 1,695
  • Cincinnati Bengals: 1,669
  • New England Patriots: 1,599
  • Pittsburgh Steelers: 1,598
  • New Orleans Saints: 1,476
  • Houston Texans: 1,413
  • New York Jets: 1,335
  • Miami Dolphins: 1,309
  • Chicago Bears: 1,200

Jackson is on pace to throw for 5,164 yards and rush for 1,159 yards, numbers that would be unprecedented for a quarterback in league history.