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Tyrod Taylor still NFL's career leader in interception percentage* after INT vs. Saints

Tyrod Taylor threw a rare interception in the Bills' 47-10 loss to the Saints, but he still owns an NFL record for interception percentage.

It was noted last week that Taylor has had the lowest percentage of his passes intercepted of any quarterback in NFL history with at least 1,000 attempts, although to qualify for an "official" career passing record, a player needs 1,500 passes. His interception Sunday put that record in jeopardy, but he maintained a slim edge over Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, with a 1.54 interception percentage to Rodgers' career mark of 1.55.

It would've been disappointing for Taylor to lose the record on Sunday's interception, which hit tight end Charles Clay right in the chest before he bobbled it and lost the ball. Throwing to Clay was a strange decision, though, as he was only 5 yards down the field on third and 12 with several defenders in his vicinity.

Rodgers is likely out for the season after having surgery for a broken collarbone, so Taylor should be able to hold onto his record with more clean play. His biggest threat, however, is Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who owns a 1.07 career mark through his first 748 attempts. Prescott could potentially top 1,000 attempts this season.

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

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