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Published: June 11, 2018 at 03:08 p.m.
Updated: June 11, 2018 at 03:15 p.m.

Mind-boggling stats: Triple Crowns

There are very few players in NFL history who have achieved Triple Crowns during their careers. Take a look at the players who are crown winners.

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  • Since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, three players have had a passing TD, rushing TD and receiving TD in the same game. San Diego Chargers' LaDainian Tomlinson had the touchdown triple crown in 2005,  New England Patriots' David Patten achieved the feat in 2001 and Chicago Bears great Walter Payton pulled it off in 1979. 4

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    Touchdown Triple Crown

    Since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, three players have had a passing TD, rushing TD and receiving TD in the same game. San Diego Chargers' LaDainian Tomlinson had the touchdown triple crown in 2005, New England Patriots' David Patten achieved the feat in 2001 and Chicago Bears great Walter Payton pulled it off in 1979.

  • The last time a player led the NFL in completion percentage, passing yards and passing TDs was in 2011. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had a 71.2 completion percentage, 5,476 passing yards and 46 passing TDs. 3

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    Drew Brees

    The last time a player led the NFL in completion percentage, passing yards and passing TDs was in 2011. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees had a 71.2 completion percentage, 5,476 passing yards and 46 passing TDs.

  • The Green Bay Packers' Travis Williams and the Chicago Bears' Gale Sayers are the only two players in the Super Bowl era to have had a kick return TD, a punt return TD and a rushing TD in the same game. 2

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    Travis Williams, Gale Sayers

    The Green Bay Packers' Travis Williams and the Chicago Bears' Gale Sayers are the only two players in the Super Bowl era to have had a kick return TD, a punt return TD and a rushing TD in the same game.

  • Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith is the last person to win the receiving Triple Crown. In 2005, he led the NFL with 103 receptions, 1,563 reception yards and 12 touchdown catches. 1

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    Steve Smith Sr.

    Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith is the last person to win the receiving Triple Crown. In 2005, he led the NFL with 103 receptions, 1,563 reception yards and 12 touchdown catches.

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