Week 13 What To Look For - A Look Back

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Week 13 What To Look For - A Look Back

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WHAT TO LOOK FORA LOOK BACK

STREAKING SMITH: Kansas City quarterback ALEX SMITH completed 16 of 22 passes (72.7 percent) for 162 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 123.7 passer rating in the Chiefs’ 34-20 win at Oakland. 

Smith now has an active streak of 305 consecutive pass attempts without an interception, surpassing Pro Football Hall of Famer BART STARR (294) for the third-longest streak of consecutive pass attempts without an interception in NFL history.

The most consecutive pass attempts without an interception in NFL history: 

PLAYER

TEAM(S)

YEAR(S)

CONSECUTIVE PASS ATTEMPTS WITHOUT AN INTERCEPTION

Tom Brady

New England

2010-11

358

Bernie Kosar

Cleveland

1990-91

308

Alex Smith

Kansas City

2015

305*

Bart Starr

Green Bay

1964-65

294

Jeff George

Indianapolis, Atlanta

1993-94

279

*Active streak

 

 

 

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TOM TERRIFIC: New England quarterback TOM BRADY passed for 312 yards and three touchdowns against Philadelphia in Week 13. 

Brady, who now has 423 career touchdown passes, surpassed Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (420) for the third-most touchdown passes in NFL history. Only PEYTON MANNING (539) and BRETT FAVRE (508) have thrown more touchdown passes. 

The quarterbacks with the most touchdown passes in NFL history: 

PLAYER

YEARS

CAREER TD PASSES

Peyton Manning*

1998-present

539

Brett Favre

1991-2010

508

Tom Brady*

2000-present

423

Dan Marino

1983-1999

420

Drew Brees*

2001-present

419

*Active

 

 

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DECEMBER TO REMEMBER: New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES passed for 282 yards and three touchdowns against Carolina in Week 13.

Brees has 110 career touchdown passes in the month of December, tying Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (110) for the third-most touchdown passes during the month in NFL history. 

The quarterbacks with the most touchdown passes in the month of December in NFL history 

PLAYER

TEAM(S)

TD PASSES IN DECEMBER

Peyton Manning*

Indianapolis, Denver

134

Brett Favre

Green Bay, New York Jets, Minnesota

116

Drew Brees*

San Diego, New Orleans

110

Dan Marino^

Miami

110

Tom Brady*

New England

96

*Active

^Pro Football Hall of Famer

 

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WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON MNF: One more note to keep in mind for tonight’s Monday Night Football game between the Cowboys and Redskins …

CATCHING ON: With two receptions on Monday Night Football at Washington, Dallas tight end JASON WITTEN (998) would join TONY GONZALEZ as the only tight ends in NFL history to have 1,000 career catches. Witten (33 years, 215 days old on Monday) would be the youngest tight end in NFL history to reach 1,000 career receptions (Gonzalez, 34 years, 197 days). 

Arizona wide receiver LARRY FITZGERALD (32 years, 97 days old on Sunday), who had eight receptions for 55 yards in the Cardinals’ 27-3 win at St. Louis, surpassed ANDRE JOHNSON (33 years, 163 days) as the youngest player to reach 1,000 career receptions in NFL history. 

The youngest players to reach 1,000 career receptions in NFL history: 

PLAYER

AGE AT TIME OF 1000TH RECEPTION

CAREER RECEPTIONS

Larry Fitzgerald^

32 years, 97 days*

1,000

Andre Johnson^

33 years, 163 days

1,040

Jerry Rice

34 years, 21 days

1,594

Marvin Harrison

34 years, 107 days

1,102

Tony Gonzalez

34 years, 197 days

1,325

Reggie Wayne

34 years, 331 days

1,070

 

 

 

Jason Witten^

33 years, 215 days**

998

^Active

 

 

*Age on Sunday

 

 

**Age on Monday