SEVEN FROM SUNDAY – WEEK 10
A look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 15, the tenth week of the 2020 season.
- The ARIZONA CARDINALS overcame a 14-point deficit to defeat Buffalo, 32-30. With two games remaining in Week 10, there have been 11 games in which a team has overcome a deficit of at least 14 points to win this season, tied with the 2014 season (11) for the third-most such games through Week 10 in NFL history. Only the 1987 (14 games) and 2011 (13) seasons had more.
The 2020 season joins 2015 as the only seasons in which a team has overcome a deficit of at least 13 points to win in each of the first 10 weeks of a season in NFL history.
The NEW ORLEANS SAINTS overcame a 10-point deficit to defeat San Francisco, 27-13, on Sunday. With two games remaining in Week 10, there have been 31 games in which a team has overcome a deficit of at least 10 points to win this season, the most through Week 10 in NFL history.
- Arizona quarterback KYLER MURRAY rushed for two touchdowns and threw a game-winning 43-yard touchdown pass with two seconds remaining in the Cardinals’ Week 10 win.
Murray is the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era and fourth quarterback in NFL history to rush for a touchdown in five consecutive games, joining JOHNNY LUJACK (six consecutive games in 1950), TOBIN ROTE (five in 1956) and Pro Football Hall of Famer DUTCH CLARK (five in 1936).
Murray has 10 rushing touchdowns this season, tied with JOHNNY LUJACK (10) for the most by a quarterback in his team’s first nine games of a season in league annals.
Murray has 6,097 passing yards and 1,148 rushing yards in 25 career games and joins CAM NEWTON (6,194 passing yards, 1,060 rushing yards) as the only quarterbacks with at least 6,000 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards in their first 25 career games in NFL history.
Buffalo quarterback JOSH ALLEN passed for 284 yards with two touchdowns and had a touchdown reception on Sunday.
Allen is the fourth quarterback with at least two touchdown passes and a touchdown reception in a single game since 1990, joining BRAD JOHNSON (Week 7, 1997), MATT RYAN (Week 17, 2018) and DESHAUN WATSON (Week 13, 2019).
Allen, who had 20 touchdown passes and nine rushing touchdowns in 2019, has 21 touchdown passes and five rushing touchdowns this season and joins DAK PRESCOTT (2016-18) and DESHAUN WATSON (2018-19) as the only players with at least 20 touchdown passes and five rushing touchdowns in consecutive seasons in NFL history.
- Miami rookie quarterback TUA TAGOVAILOA passed for 169 yards and two touchdowns with zero interceptions for a 106.9 rating in the Dolphins’ 29-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.
Tagovailoa, who has five touchdown passes and zero interceptions this season, has won each of his first three career starts and joins CARSON WENTZ (2016) as the only rookie quarterbacks to win their first three starts and throw zero interceptions in the Super Bowl era.
Los Angeles Chargers rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT totaled three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) on Sunday.
Herbert, who has 19 touchdown passes this season, is the first rookie quarterback in NFL history with at least two touchdown passes in six consecutive games.
- Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS passed for 325 yards and two touchdowns with one interception for a 108.1 rating while wide receiver DAVANTE ADAMS had eight receptions for 66 yards and one touchdown in the Packers’ 24-20 win over Jacksonville.
Rodgers has eight games with at least two touchdown passes and a rating of 100-or-higher this season, marking the fourth time that a quarterback has done so in eight of his first nine games of a season in NFL history. Rodgers (nine games in 2011), TOM BRADY (eight in 2007) and PHILIP RIVERS (eight in 2018) mark the only other occasions.
Adams has 61 receptions for 741 yards and nine touchdowns this season and joins Pro Football Hall of Famers MARVIN HARRISON (1999) and RANDY MOSS (2007) as the only players with at least 700 receiving yards and nine touchdown receptions in their first seven games of a season in the Super Bowl era. His 61 receptions are the fifth-most by a player in his first seven games of a season in NFL history.
- New Orleans running back ALVIN KAMARA recorded three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving) in the Saints’ Week 10 victory.
Kamara has 17 career games with at least two touchdowns, tied with CHUCK FOREMAN (17 games) for the second-most such games by a player in his first four seasons in NFL history. Only LARRY JOHNSON (18) has more.
Kamara has eight career games with both a rushing and receiving touchdown, tied with CHUCK FOREMAN (eight) for the second-most such games by a player in his first four seasons in league annals. Only CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY (nine) has more.
- Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES rushed for a career-high 192 yards, including a 98-yard touchdown, in the Buccaneers’ 46-23 win at Carolina.
Jones is the fourth player in NFL history to record a rushing touchdown of at least 98 yards, joining Pro Football Hall of Famer TONY DORSETT (99 yards in Week 17, 1982), AHMAN GREEN (98 yards in Week 17, 2003) and DERRICK HENRY (99 yards in Week 14, 2018).
- With two games remaining in Week 10, there have been 11 field goals of at least 50 yards, tied with Week 13 of the 2012 season (11) for the most 50-yard field goals in a single week in NFL history.
There have been 71 field goals of at least 50 yards this season, surpassing the 2017 season (67) for the most in a single season through Week 10 in NFL history.
Detroit kicker MATT PRATER converted three field goals, including the game-winning 59-yarder with no time remaining in the fourth quarter, in the Lions’ 30-27 win over Washington.
Prater’s game-winning 59-yard field goal is tied with CHANDLER CATANZARO (59-yards on October 21, 2018) and JOSH SCOBEE (59-yards on October 3, 2010) for the fourth-longest game-winning field goal with no time remaining in regulation or overtime in NFL history. Only TOM DEMPSEY (63 yards on November 8, 1970), MATT BRYANT (62 yards on October 22, 2006) and JAKE ELLIOTT (61 yards on September 24, 2017) had longer game-winning field goals with no time remaining in the fourth quarter or overtime.
Prater has 11 career game-winning field goals with no time remaining in the fourth quarter or overtime, tied with STEVE CHRISTIE (11) and PHIL DAWSON (11) for the fourth-most such field goals since 1970. Only JASON ELAM (14), ADAM VINATIERI (13) and Pro Football Hall of Famer MORTEN ANDERSEN (12) have more.
Prater, who also converted a 53-yard field goal on Sunday, has seven career games with multiple 50-yard field goals, the most in NFL history.