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Marino sets NFL passing records

Updated: December 12, 2000, 2:34 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Dec. 17, 1984

In only his second season in the NFL, Dan Marino completes in spectacular style the most remarkable year a quarterback has ever had. He throws four touchdown passes, including two bombs to Mark Clayton in the final 2 minutes, to lift the Dolphins to a 28-21 victory over the Dallas Cowboys in Miami.

Marino, 23, extends his touchdown-pass record to 48, obliterating the previous mark of 36 set by Y.A. Tittle. Torching the Cowboys for 340 yards (on 23 completions ...

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