RECORDS & AWARDS
Seven from Sunday
November 20, 2012Richmond High School
look at seven statistical highlightsfrom games played at 1:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 18, the 11th week of the 2012 season.
The Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers all won in overtime. The Cowboys won on a 38-yard field goal by DAN BAILEY with 6:07 remaining. The Texans, who scored twice in overtime, got the winning score on a 48-yard touchdown pass from MATT SCHAUB to ANDRE JOHNSON with 2:01 remaining. The Buccaneers scored a touchdown on their first possession of overtime capped by a 15-yard TD pass from JOSH FREEMAN to DALLAS CLARK with 10:40 remaining.
The Green Bay Packers scored their winning points with 1:55 remaining in the fourth quarter on a 22-yard pass from AARON RODGERS to RANDALL COBB.
In that game, wide receiver ANDRE JOHNSON of Houston had 14 catches for 273 yards with one touchdown and rookie wide receiver JUSTIN BLACKMON of Jacksonville had seven catches for 236 yards with one touchdown. It marked the first game in NFL history in which two players each had 235+ receiving yards.
Griffin’s 93.3 completion percentage is the highest by a quarterback with at least four touchdown passes since Pro Football Hall of Famer STEVE YOUNG (October 16, 1994).
Griffin had a 61-yard touchdown pass to SANTANA MOSS in the third quarter, his third touchdown pass of at least 60 yards this season. He is the first player in NFL history with at least three 60+ yard touchdown passes and a 60+ yard rushing touchdown in a season.
With the victory, Manning (148) passed Marino (147) and tied Pro Football Hall of Famer JOHN ELWAY (148) for the second-most regular-season wins as a starter in NFL history.
Green has a touchdown reception in nine consecutive games, tied with Pro Football Hall of Famer LANCE ALWORTH (1963) for the third-longest streak in a single season in NFL history. The only longer single-season streaks all-time belong to Pro Football Hall of Famers JERRY RICE (12 games, 1987) and ELROY (CRAZYLEGS) HIRSCH (10 games, 1951).
In his third season, Gronkowski has 37 receiving touchdowns, the third-most by a player in his first three NFL seasons. The only players with more are RANDY MOSS (43) and Pro Football Hall of Famer JERRY RICE (40).
Martin has gained 1,019 scrimmage yards in his past six games and joined Pro Football Hall of Famer ERIC DICKERSON (1983) and EDGERRIN JAMES (1999) as the only rookies in NFL history to gain at least 1,000 yards in a six-game span.