Five things you may not know about rams and eagles Gran Roman Gabriel
Roman Gabriel had a long and impressive career in the National Football League. He had a strong arm and a lot of courage, usually playing a big part in the outcome of his team’s games. He played for both the Los Angeles Ram and Philadelphia Eagles during his time in the National Football League, and though he never made it to the big game, he was generally ranked as one of the top passers.
Here’s a look at five things you might not know about the great Roman Gabriel.
#1 The first TD pass Roman Gabriel threw in the National Football League came in a 27-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. It was a pass in the fourth quarter, he ran for 48 yards and was caught by Pervis Atkins. This would be the only touchdown he would throw to Atkins.
#2 Gabriel threw for more touchdowns in the second quarter than at any other point in the game. He threw 39 touchdown passes in the first quarter, 43 in the third quarter and 54 in the fourth quarter. However, he would put up 65 touchdown passes in the second quarter during his career.
#3 No player caught more touchdown passes from Roman Gabriel than Rams receiver Jack Snow, with 37.
#4 Roman Gabriel threw more career touchdown passes against the San Francisco 49ers, a total of 25, than against any other team.
#5 The longest touchdown throw Roman Gabriel threw in his entire career came during the 1969 season, traveling for 93 yards and caught by Wendell Tucker.