RECORDS & AWARDS
Week 6 What to Look For, A Look Back
October 16, 2012Richmond High School
MR. OCTOBER: In a rematch of last season’s NFC Championship Game, ELI MANNING led the New York Giants to a 26-3 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. In his career, Manning is 25-5 (.833) as a starter in October, the best mark among quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era (minimum 20 starts).
The highest career winning percentage in October among quarterbacks in the Super Bowl era (minimum 20 starts):
Note: Ties prior to 1972 did not count in winning percentage.
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JUST CRUZ-ING: New York Giants wide receiver VICTOR CRUZ played in his 25th career game in the Giants’ win over the 49ers on Sunday. Cruz has totaled 2,032 receiving yards, the sixth-most through the first 25 games of a career in NFL history.
The players with the most receiving yards through the first 25 games of a career in NFL history:
Cruz’s 125 career receptions are tied for the sixth-most among players in their first 25 games in NFL history.
The players with the most receptions through the first 25 games of a career in NFL history:
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NO. 1 SPOT: Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER (28,066) passed for 363 yards on Thursday Night Football against the Tennessee Titans to surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer TERRY BRADSHAW (27,989) for the most career passing yards in Steelers history.