According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Griffin became the first player in NFL to throw for a touchdown and rush for a touchdown of 75 yards or longer in the same season.
Griffin also joined Michael Vick as the only NFL quarterbacks since the 1970 league merger to rush for at least 130 yards and two touchdowns in a single game. And he set a franchise record for single-game rushing yardage by a quarterback, surpassing his own record of 84 yards, set in Week 2 at St. Louis.
Griffin now has 379 rushing yards, which also goes down as a franchise record for yards by a quarterback. Entering the game, Griffin trailed Harry Gilmer, who in 1952 rushed for 365 yards while splitting time at quarterback and left halfback. Joe Theismann rushed for 314 yards during the 1984 season.
Griffin’s 76-yard touchdown run was the longest by an NFL quarterback since Pittsburgh’s Kordell Stewart scored on an 80-yard run against Carolina on Dec. 22, 1996. The 76-yard run also is the Redskins’ longest since Clinton Portis’s 78-yard run against Kansas City on Oct. 18, 2009.