SEVEN FROM SUNDAY – WEEK 7
look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 9:30 a.m. ET,
1:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, October 23, the seventh week of the
running back JAY AJAYI rushed for 214 yards and one touchdown in the
Dolphins’ 28-25 win over Buffalo. Ajayi, who rushed for 204 yards in Week 6, is
the fourth player in NFL history to rush for at least 200 yards in
consecutive games, joining Pro Football Hall of Famers O.J. SIMPSON
(twice) and EARL CAMPBELL and RICKY WILLIAMS.
is the first player since 1970 to rush for 200 yards in two of his first
three career starts.
quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD passed for 266 yards, including the
game-winning 18-yard touchdown to ANQUAN BOLDIN with 16 seconds
remaining, in the Lions’ 20-17 win over Washington. Playing in his 100th career
game, Stafford has 27,890 passing yards, the most by any player in his
first 100 games to begin a career.
wide receiver A.J. GREEN had eight receptions for 169 yards, including a
48-yard touchdown at the end of the first half in the Bengals’ 31-17 win over
Cleveland. Green has nine career games with at least 150 receiving yards and a
touchdown catch, the fourth-most among players in their first six seasons.
Only Pro Football Hall of Famers LANCE ALWORTH (13) and JERRY RICE
(11) and RANDY MOSS (10) had more such games in their first six NFL
Green’s nine games with at least 150 receiving
yards and a touchdown catch are tied for the most among active players
with ANDRE JOHNSON and STEVE SMITH, SR.
Orleans quarterback DREW BREES completed 37 of 48 passes (77.1 percent)
for 367 yards, three touchdowns and one interception for a 110.3 rating in the
Saints’ 27-21 loss at Kansas City. Brees, who has four 300-yard passing games this
season, is the first quarterback in NFL history with 100 career 300-yard
kicker ADAM VINATIERI converted both field-goal attempts in the Colts’
34-26 win at Tennessee. Vinatieri has now converted 43 consecutive field-goal attempts,
the longest streak in NFL history, surpassing MIKE VANDERJAGT’s
previous record of 42.
New York Giants defeated Los Angeles 17-10 in front of 74,121 fans in
the first-ever NFL game at London’s Twickenham Stadium – the second of three
2016 International Series games in the United Kingdom.
safety LANDON COLLINS and cornerback DOMINIQUE RODGERS-CROMARTIE each
recorded two interceptions, becoming the first pair of teammates with
multiple interceptions each in a single game since 2013 (Seattle’s BYRON
MAXWELL and RICHARD SHERMAN, Week 15) and the first Giants duo to
accomplish the feat since KENNY HILL and TERRY KINARD on September 14, 1986
against San Diego. Collins returned his first interception 44 yards for
JOSH HUFF had a 98-yard kickoff-return touchdown in the Eagles’ 21-10
win against Minnesota. Combined with WENDELL SMALLWOOD’s 86-yard
kickoff-return touchdown in Week 6, the Eagles are the fifth team since
1970 and the first club since the 2013 Chiefs (KNILE DAVIS and QUINTIN DEMPS)
to have kickoff-return touchdowns by different players in consecutive weeks.
Eagles are the only team in the NFL with a kickoff-return touchdown this
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