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Archive for October 14th, 2018

Eagles at Giants Thursday night matchup drew 15.3 million viewers in all media platforms

PRESS RELEASE WRITTEN BY NFL COMMUNICATIONS; COURTESY FOX SPORTS, AMAZON & NFLmedia.com

 

Combined Viewership Across TV and Digital Up +8% vs. 2017 ‘Thursday Night Football’ 10-Game Average​

Eagles-Giants on FOX, NFL Network & FOX Deportes Scores an 8.9 HH Rating and 14.7 Million Nielsen-Measured Viewers – Up +6% and +7% vs. 2017 ‘Thursday Night Football’ 10-Game Average

Average Minute Audience on All Digital Platforms, Including Amazon, Hits 773K – Up +76% vs. 2017 ‘Thursday Night Football’ 10-Game Average

Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light on Thursday, October 11 featuring the Philadelphia Eagles’ 34-13 win over the New York Giants in Week 6 was seen by an average audience of 15.3 million viewers across all platforms, including FOX, NFL Network, FOX Deportes, NFL digital, FOX Sports digital, Amazon and Yahoo Sports – up +8% versus the 2017 10-game Thursday Night Football average and up +2% versus last year’s Week 6 Thursday Night Football matchup between the Eagles and Carolina Panthers (TV + digital).

The Nielsen-measured audience was 14.7 million viewers – up +7% versus the 2017 10-game Thursday Night Football average on CBS/NBC and NFL Network (13.8 million) and +1% versus the 2017 Week 6 Thursday Night Football game (14.6 million). Additionally, Eagles-Giants scored an 8.9 HH rating– up +6% versus the 2017 10-game Thursday Night Football average (8.4 HH rating).

Digital streaming across Amazon Prime Video, Twitch, NFL digital platforms, FOX Sports digital platforms and Yahoo Sports produced an average minute audience of 773K – an increase of +76% vs. the 2017 10-game average (439K) and +55% vs. last year’s Week 6 Thursday Night Football matchup between the Eagles and Panthers (498K).

Amazon Prime Video and Twitch reached a total of 2.4 million combined viewers worldwide for the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show and the Eagles-Giants game. For the Eagles-Giants game alone, 2.1 million worldwide viewers initiated a stream on Prime Video or Twitch. The average worldwide audience watching Thursday Night Football for at least 30 seconds on Prime Video or Twitch was 535K.

The 2018 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues Thursday, October 18 when the Arizona Cardinals host the Denver Broncos on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video (availability subject to blackout). Coverage from Arizona begins at 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network with NFL GameDay Kickoff.

 

 

NFL Week 6 Expectations

PRESS RELEASE WRITTEN BY NFL COMMUNICATIONS; COURTESY NFLmedia.com

 

WHAT TO LOOK FOR – WEEK 6

SUNDAY NIGHT SHOWDOWN: New England quarterback TOM BRADY passed for 341 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions for a 102.6 rating in the Patriots’ win last week and became the third player in NFL history to throw at least 500 career touchdown passes.

With a win against Kansas City on Sunday Night Football (8:20 PM ET, NBC), Brady can become the first quarterback in league annals to record 200 career regular-season wins.

The quarterbacks with the most regular-season wins in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM(S) REGULAR-SEASON WINS
Tom Brady New England 199*
Brett Favre^ Green Bay, New York Jets, Minnesota 186
Peyton Manning Indianapolis, Denver 186
John Elway^ Denver 148
Dan Marino^ Miami 147
*Active
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES leads the NFL with 14 touchdown passes through Week 5 and has won each of his first six NFL starts.

With a win on Sunday night at New England, Mahomes would become the sixth quarterback since 1970 to win each of his first seven career starts.

The quarterbacks with the most consecutive wins to begin their career since 1970:

PLAYER TEAM SEASON(S) MOST CONSECUTIVE WINS TO BEGIN CAREER
Ben Roethlisberger Pittsburgh 2004-05 15
Mike Tomczak Chicago 1986-87 10
Dieter Brock Los Angeles Rams 1985 7
Daunte Culpepper Minnesota 2000 7
Jimmy Garoppolo New England, San Francisco 2016-17 7
Patrick Mahomes Kansas City 2017-18 6*
*Active streak

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HOME COOKING: Cleveland rookie quarterback BAKER MAYFIELD passed for 342 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the Browns’ Week 5 overtime win against Baltimore, his first career start at home.

Mayfield, who plays at home against the Los Angeles Chargers (1:00 PM ET, CBS) this week, can become the first quarterback selected No. 1 overall in the common draft era (1967) to win his first two career home starts.

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AIR OF SUCCESS: Houston quarterback DESHAUN WATSON passed for 375 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the Texans’ Week 5 overtime win against Dallas. Watson has thrown for at least 375 yards in each of his past three games.

Watson, who plays against Buffalo (1:00 PM ET, FOX) on Sunday, can become the first player in NFL history with 375 passing yards in four consecutive games.

The players with the most consecutive games with at least 375 passing yards in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM SEASON CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 375+ PASSING YARDS
Ryan Fitzpatrick Tampa Bay 2018 3
Deshaun Watson Houston 2018 3*
Tom Brady New England 2011 3
Kurt Warner^ St. Louis 2000 3
*Active streak
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

Jacksonville quarterback BLAKE BORTLES, who passed for 388 yards in Week 4 and 430 yards in Week 5, can become the fifth player in NFL history with at least 375 passing yards in three consecutive games.

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PRIDE OF DELAWARE: Baltimore quarterback JOE FLACCO ranks fifth in the NFL with 139 completions and has completed at least 25 passes in each of his past eight games, dating back to Week 15 of the 2017 season.

With at least 25 completions at Tennessee (4:25 PM ET, CBS) on Sunday, Flacco would become the third different quarterback in NFL history to complete at least 25 passes in nine consecutive games. New Orleans quarterback DREW BREES accomplished the feat twice.

The players with the most consecutive games with at least 25 completions in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM SEASON(S) CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 25+ COMPLETIONS  
Drew Brees New Orleans 2012-13 11  
Drew Brees New Orleans 2011 10  
Peyton Manning Denver 2013 9  
         
Joe Flacco Baltimore 2017-18 8*  
*Active streak

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TODD CAN DO IT ALL: Los Angeles Rams running back TODD GURLEY has 5,244 scrimmage yards (3,711 rushing, 1,533 receiving) and 44 touchdowns (36 rushing, eight receiving) in 49 career games.

With a touchdown on Sunday at Denver (4:05 PM ET, CBS), Gurley can become the fourth player in NFL history with at least 3,500 rushing yards, 1,500 receiving yards and 45 offensive touchdowns through his first 50 career games.

The players with at least 3,500 rushing yards, 1,500 receiving yards and 45 scrimmage touchdowns in their first 50 career games in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM RUSHING YARDS RECEIVING YARDS TOUCHDOWNS
Chuck Foreman Minnesota 3,590 2,167 55
Marcus Allen^ Los Angeles Raiders 3,688 2,078 51
Arian Foster Houston 4,425 1,508 49
         
Todd Gurley Los Angeles Rams 3,711* 1,533* 44*
*In 49 career games
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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CATCH IT LIKE BECKHAM: New York Giants wide receiver ODELL BECKHAM, JR. had eight catches for 131 yards and a touchdown and threw a 57-yard touchdown pass in the Giants’ Week 5 loss to Carolina.

Beckham, who has 4,886 receiving yards in 52 career games, needs 114 yards on Thursday against Philadelphia (8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFL Network/Amazon) to become the second-fastest player to reach 5,000 receiving yards in NFL history.

The players to reach 5,000 career receiving yards in the fewest games in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM GAMES TO REACH 5,000 RECEIVING YARDS
Lance Alworth^ San Diego 52
Julio Jones Atlanta 56
Charley Hennigan Houston Oilers 59
Randy Moss^ Minnesota 59
     
Odell Beckham, Jr. New York Giants 52*
*Has 4,886 receiving yards in 52 career games
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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GRONK SMASH: New England tight end ROB GRONKOWSKI has 497 receptions for 7,487 yards and 77 touchdowns in 107 career games.

With three receptions on Sunday Night, Gronkowksi would join Pro Football Hall of Famer KELLEN WINSLOW (101 games), JIMMY GRAHAM (106) and JASON WITTEN (107) as the only tight ends in NFL history reach 500 career catches in fewer than 110 games.

The tight ends to reach 500 career receptions in the fewest games NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM(S) GAMES TO REACH 500 CATCHES
Kellen Winslow^ San Diego 101
Jimmy Graham New Orleans, Seattle 106
Jason Witten Dallas 107
Antonio Gates San Diego 113
     
Rob Gronkowski New England 107*
*Has 497 career receptions
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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POWERS OF 10: Philadelphia tight end ZACH ERTZ recorded 10 receptions for 110 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ Week 5 loss to Minnesota.

Ertz, who had 10 catches for 112 yards in Week 4, can become the fifth player in NFL history to record at least 10 receptions and 100 receiving yards in three consecutive games on Thursday at the New York Giants (8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFL Network/Amazon).

The players with the longest streaks with at least 10 receptions and 100 receiving yards in NFL history:

PLAYER TEAM SEASON CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH 10+ CATCHES &

100+ RECEIVING YARDS

Calvin Johnson Detroit 2012 4
Keenan Allen Los Angeles Chargers 2017 3
Andre Johnson Houston 2008 3
Brett Perriman Detroit 1995 3
       
Zach Ertz Philadelphia 2018 2*
*Active streak

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ELITE COMPANY: Denver linebacker VON MILLER has 87.5 sacks in 109 career games.

Miller, who will appear in his 110th career game on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams (4:05 PM ET, FOX), needs 2.5 sacks to become the fourth player to have at least 90 sacks in his first 110 career games since 1982 when the individual sack became an official statistic.

The players to record 90 sacks in their first 110 career games since 1982:

PLAYER TEAM SACKS
Reggie White^ Philadelphia 114
DeMarcus Ware Dallas 96
Bruce Smith^ Buffalo 94
     
Von Miller Denver 87.5*
*In 109 career games
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

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FAMILY AFFAIR: Houston defensive end J.J. WATT has 82 career sacks during his eight-year NFL career while his brother, Pittsburgh linebacker T.J. WATT, has 13 sacks in his first two NFL seasons.

With five combined sacks, the Watts would become the fifth pair of brothers or father-son duos to record at least 100 combined sacks since 1982, where each player recorded at least one sack.

The pairs of brothers or father-son duos with at least 100 combined sacks since 1982, where each player recorded at least one sack:

PLAYERS COMBINED SACKS
Clay/Clay Matthews 150
Howie^/Chris Long 148.5
John^/Ervin Randle 145.5
Jackson/Jim Jeffcoat 103.5
   
J.J./T.J. Watt 95*
*Both active
^Pro Football Hall of Famer

 

NFL announces AFC/NFC Week 5 Players of the Week

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JETS RB ISAIAH CROWELL, STEELERS LB T.J. WATT &

BROWNS DB DENZEL WARD NAMED AFC PLAYERS OF WEEK 5

 

Running back ISAIAH CROWELL of the New York Jets, linebacker T.J. WATT of the Pittsburgh Steelers and defensive back DENZEL WARD of the Cleveland Browns are the AFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 5 (October 4, 7-8).​

 

OFFENSE: RB ISAIAH CROWELL, NEW YORK JETS

DEFENSE: LB T.J. WATT, PITTSBURGH STEELERS

SPECIAL TEAMS: DB DENZEL WARD, CLEVELAND BROWNS

 

2018 AFC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Offense Defense Special Teams
Wk 1 QB Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City LB T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh WR-KR Jakeem Grant, Miami
Wk 2 QB Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City LB Darius Leonard, Indianapolis DB Dane Cruikshank, Tennessee
Wk 3 QB Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh LB Matt Milano, Buffalo K Justin Tucker, Baltimore
Wk 4 QB Marcus Mariota, Tennessee DE Jadeveon Clowney, Houston WR-PR Dwayne Harris, Oakland
Wk 5 RB Isaiah Crowell, NY Jets LB T.J. Watt, Pittsburgh DB Denzel Ward, Cleveland

 

 

SAINTS QB DREW BREES, CARDINALS DE CHANDLER JONES &

PANTHERS K GRAHAM GANO NAMED NFC PLAYERS OF WEEK 5

 

Quarterback DREW BREES of the New Orleans Saints, defensive end CHANDLER JONES of the Arizona Cardinals and kicker GRAHAM GANO of the Carolina Panthers are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played in Week 5 (October 4, 7-8).

OFFENSE: QB DREW BREES, NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

DEFENSE: DE CHANDLER JONES, ARIZONA CARDINALS

SPECIAL TEAMS: K GRAHAM GANO, CAROLINA PANTHERS

 

2018 NFC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Offense Defense Special Teams
Wk 1 QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tampa Bay S Harrison Smith, Minnesota K Greg Zuerlein, LA Rams
Wk 2 QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tampa Bay LB Danny Trevathan, Chicago K Robbie Gould, San Francisco
Wk 3 QB Drew Brees, New Orleans DE Efe Obada, Carolina DB Blake Countess, LA Rams
Wk 4 QB Jared Goff, LA Rams LB Demario Davis, New Orleans K Brett Maher, Dallas
Wk 5 QB Drew Brees, New Orleans DE Chandler Jones, Arizona K Graham Gano, Carolina