Brock Purdy's victory over Tom Brady resulted in a bizarre accumulation of data
By Nitin Singh
Mr. Irrelevant 2022, 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy, made history in multiple ways by defeating Tom Brady and the Buccaneers.
Nobody else in the NFL has accomplished what Brock Purdy has: he defeated Tom Brady in his first start.
The rookie quarterback for the 49ers made his debut against the Buccaneers on Sunday after being pulled
into action suddenly this season due to injuries to Trey Lance and Jimmy Garoppolo.
With a commanding 35-7 victory, Purdy also earned his first triumph as a starter.
Purdy was the last choice in the 2022 NFL Draft, and he was Mr. Irrelevant.
Purdy was the first Mr. Irrelevant to throw a touchdown pass last week.This week, he added even more bizarre statistics to his resume.
Purdy is the only quarterback to defeat Brady in his first start, snapping Brady's six-game winning streak against first-time starting
Purdy, who was born on December 27, 1999, is also the most recently born quarterback to defeat Brady.
Purdy became the first Mr. Irrelevant to score in an NFL game, joining Buccaneers kicker Ryan Succup.
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