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Wow: Tyrod Taylor is the NFL's all-time leader in interception percentage*

You probably know that Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor excels at limiting turnovers. Did you know that he's first in NFL history in having the lowest percentage of his passes intercepted?

That's a wild stat, and it's true, although it needs a little context.

Taylor is the NFL's current leader in this category of players with at least 1,000 pass attempts. That's the stat the Bills pumped up in this week's media guide, although you won't find Taylor on top of the list on sites such as Pro Football Reference. That's because their list requires at least 1,500 career attempts to qualify. Aaron Rodgers is first on the official leaderboard, Colin Kaepernick is second and Tom Brady is third.

But loosening the restrictions, yes, Taylor's 1.47 percent of passes that have been intercepted could be interpreted as the best in NFL history. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is in hot pursuit though, owning a 1.11 interception percentage through his first 718 attempts. (Taylor's interception percentage of 1.3 that was listed in the Bills' media guide is his number on passes thrown only with the Bills, not his career number.)

For more context, here are the top 30 players in NFL history by interception percentage, with the only requirement being 100 pass attempts. All numbers via Pro Football Reference.

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