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Chad Pennington

Chad Pennington
Pennington signing a football at the Tokyo Dome.
Width315
CaptionPennington signing a football at the Tokyo Dome.
CurrentteamFree Agent
Currentnumber--
CurrentpositionQuarterback
Birth DateJune 26, 1976(age 40)
Birth PlaceKnoxville, Tennessee
Heightft6
Heightin3
Weight230
Debutyear2000
DebutteamNew York Jets
CollegeMarshall
Draftyear2000
Draftround1
Draftpick18|pastteams= * New York Jets (2000 2007) * Miami Dolphins (2008 2010)
Highlights * Motor City Bowl MVP (1998) * Draddy Trophy (1999) * PFWA Most Improved Player of the Year (2002) * Ed Block Courage Award (2004) * 2× AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2006, 2008) * 2× PFWA Comeback Player of the Year (2006, 2008) * 2008 AP NFL MVP Nominee
(Finished in 2nd Place behind Peyton Manning) * All-Time Leader in Completion Percentage
Statseason2010
Statlabel1TD-INT
Statvalue1102-64
Statlabel2Passing yards
Statvalue217,823
Statlabel3QB Rating
Statvalue390.1
NflPEN375096

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James Chadwick "Chad" Pennington (born June 26, 1976) is an American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for ten years. He is currently a football analyst with FOX Sports though he plans to return to playing after recovering from an injury. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the first round, as the eighteenth overall selection in the 2000 NFL Draft.

He played college football at Marshall University. Pennington has won the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award twice, in 2006 and 2008. In 2008, he finished second in MVP voting to Peyton Manning. Pennington is the NFL's all-time leader in career completion percentage at 66.0%, among quarterbacks with at least 1,500 pass attempts.


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