What Is the Longest Pass in NFL History?

The longest pass play in NFL history is 99 yards. As of 2014, the feat has been accomplished 13 times, with each resulting in a touchdown for the offensive team.

The first came on October 15, 1939, when the Washington Redskins’ Frankie Filchock completed a pass to fullback Andy Farkas. The most recent came on December 24, 2011, when The New York Giants’ Eli Manning connected with Victor Cruz in a 29-14 win over the New York Jets.

Other quarterbacks completing 99-yard bombs include: George Izo, Karl Sweetan, Sonny Jurgenson, Jim Plunkett, Ron Jaworski, Stan Humphries, Brett Favre, Trent Green, Jeff Garcia, Gus Frerotte and Tom Brady.